3 Ways to Boost Your Skills in 2014

Real estate is changing. You’ve probably noticed that over the last few years, the industry has evolved at a rapid pace. Skill building has become imperative in order to keep up with all of the changes. After all, you want to offer your clients the highest level of service and help them navigate the waters of real estate. In order to do that, and to be your best as a professional, it’s essential to sharpen your skills on a regular basis. Think of your skills as a knife—after repeated use, the blade grows dull and unable to cut anything cleanly. Sharpen your blade with these tips:

1. Take a class. Continuing education classes are offered online and in person to give real estate agents and professionals further knowledge of the industry. While most states require that you take continuing education courses in order to renew your real estate license, don’t stop there. If you see an interesting class offered online or through the local college, sign up for it. You’ll not only learn something new, you’ll also have the opportunity to network with others and expand your sphere of influence.

2. Go to a seminar. Seminars and workshops are great places to learn from the best while networking with other motivated professionals. Have you signed up for Brian Buffini’s Success Tour 2014 yet? Real estate expert Brian Buffini will share the cutting-edge strategies you’ll need to transform your real estate business.

The Success Tour will stop in five major cities in North America—Seattle, Richmond, San Jose, New York City and Toronto. Each city will feature a special guest who will share inspirational anecdotes and tips to help motivate you to succeed. In Seattle, Brian Tracy will share the secrets of the self-made millionaire. Jon Gordon, author of The Energy Bus, will teach the Richmond audience to stay positive. In San Jose, happiness expert Shawn Achor will help audiences sustain positive change. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will hit the stage in Manhattan to share his insights in leadership, particularly self-leadership.

Can’t make it to the live event? No problem; brokers will have the opportunity to order the broadcast for their agents to view in the comfort of the offices. Don’t miss out; seats are filling fast. Visit brianbuffini.com for more information and to register.

3. Cultivate a thirst for knowledge. Learning is a lifelong journey. Take classes, read books and magazines about real estate and business, get a mentor and find ways to enhance your knowledge. Since your clients will appreciate having a great resource who’s only a phone call, text or email away, they’ll likely refer you to their family and friends.


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