I was talking with a real estate broker who leads a growing team of agents in her small but bustling firm. Perfectly poised to break through in a powerful way in her particular market, things are hopping,
And it’s intense.
But about a month ago, she hired a new assistant who has made a tremendous difference in the day to day management of the firm. For the first time in a decades long career, she’d finally hired someone who was exactly what she wanted.
And she was gushing.
“I don’t know what I’d do without her! She’s looking out for me every minute that she’s here… she’s made such a difference, I can hardly believe it.”
That’s what it’s like when you hire the right person for your team: they look out for you.
I love loading up my car with a stack of CD’s, a thermos of coffee and a well worn map (yes, a map) laying on the front seat. Hitting the road with miles to go, miles I can drive any way I want, is a thrill I never quite grow tired of.
I can choose my path. Main roads. Back roads. Odd roads just to see where they go. No one complains, and getting lost is part of the fun. Continue reading →