Remember when you walked into the real estate business for the first time?
You were probably just starting out as a part-time sales associate.
Back then, you had different goals that made success as a real estate broker seem within reach.
Today, however, you’re all too familiar with the realities of what it takes to become a successful real estate broker and question if it’s still worth pursuing.
Of course it is, especially if you can learn to inspire and motivate others to get work done.
Each of the TED Talks presented in this post will explain how you’ll accomplish that.
What are TED Talks?
TED is a global organization devoted to spreading ideas from todays thought leaders from every corner of the world.
They bring inspired thinkers from every discipline to give presentations on topics where revolutionary concepts challenge the status quo.
And some of the more famous presenters include Tony Robbins, Steve Jobs and Seth Godin, to name a few.
Each presenter recounts the breakthrough moments that led to their transformation and resulting accomplishments.
They go on to explain how it can be applied by anyone willing to step into a new way of thinking about what they currently do.
These 3 TED Talks will help you see YOU, the PEOPLE you’re in business with and the WORLD you work in as a real estate agent differently.
- Simon Sinek – How Great Leaders Inspire Action
- Dan Pink – The Puzzle of Motivation
- Jason Fried – Why Work Doesn’t Happen At Work
Each of these videos run 18 minutes or less and are chock full of revelation. By the time you dig into each one, you won’t see your real estate business the way you did yesterday.
Let’s get started.
TED Talks for Real Estate
The Way Great Leaders Inspire Action
Simon Sinek offers a bold framework for how Apple, Martin Luther King and the Wright Brothers demonstrated inspirational leadership by focusing on WHY.
Play the video to see how it works.
What Really Motivates
Dan Pink explains why traditional rewards (i.e., money, titles, etc…) isn’t as effective a motivator as they thought and demonstrates WHAT IS through experiments and examples.
Here’s Why Nothing Gets Done At The Office
Jason Fried offers a radical, thought-provoking theory why offices that people go to work in is where little of it happens and explains why M&M’s are the reason why.
Real estate agents can use his suggestions effectively in an increasingly mobile business environment.
In conclusion …
Sometimes you’ve got to go outside your industry for different perspectives.
Don’t rely only on real estate trade associations for insights and opportunities on how to grow your business.
Borrow best practices from other industries and innovate new process for an advantage over your competition.
Now to you
What did you think of the videos? What was your takeaway from either of them?
Let’s get your feedback in the comments below and get the discussion underway.