I’ve watched more than my fair share of business leaders start down the path of defining a company’s core values, only to be distracted by the more pleasant route of articulating aspirational values instead. Why? Because facing the truth is hard. Your core values are the truth. They are your behavior. They are what already […]
Thanks to BoomTown for publishing these short thoughts. I’ve written about values and the real estate industry in the past, but I thought I’d share these quick thoughts here, along with a transcription of the video. The first thought was cut off and really should be completed. “What I know is that the people who’ve taken […]
Just as focusing solely on being happy won’t make you happy, focusing solely on creating a quality experience won’t deliver that experience. Happiness is a by-product of living life in sync with your core values. So is creating and delivering a quality experience. It is a lifestyle, not a destination.
The most dynamic challenge real estate brokers face today is NOT about changing their business model; it’s about improving the way in which they execute their existing model.
I have a fundamental disagreement with Spencer Rascoff’s statement, “before the internet, a great agent just had to be an information gatekeeper.” My pre-internet agent was far from being a simple gatekeeper to information.
Fearing this might just be a publicity stunt designed to gain attention, despite the founder’s claims otherwise, I wasn’t going to write about this today. Providing this idiocy with more attention, even negative attention, might just help the founders raise the funding from Silicon Valley they are apparently seeking. But I decided to write anyway.