Posts Tagged 'hiring help'

Hiring Help – Expense or Investment?

Written on April 8, 2013 at 7:10 am


People frequently call for real estate coaching or are involved in coaching groups I belong to or lead and when the topic turns to investing money or time into their “business” - especially money - they get audibly or visibly uncomfortable and edgy. I often hear comments like, “but that would cut into my commissions/income,” or “it’s too expensive to hire someone to _____.”

First, let’s define a business. Basically, it is where a person creates a system to exchange goods and/or services for money. Clearly there is a big difference between having just any old "business" and having …


Help Me, I’m Drowning! Where to begin.

Written on May 22, 2012 at 10:14 am

Still wondering if you should hire an assistant to take your real estate business to a new level of success?  We encourage you to take a look at our recent article, Too Many Hats? Time to Add a Team Member.

If you are ready to start the practical process of hiring an assistant, we are assuming that you have already embraced the following concepts:

  1. Recognition of the value and need for an administrative assistant.
  2. Creation of an outline of the skill set, behavioral style & character traits you will require from an assistant.
  3. Some consideration of forming a preliminary pool