Are you a Billion Dollar Agent? Will your goals take you there?
Monday, December 7, 2009
Billion Dollar Agents Are Leaders
You have probably heard that to be successful in real estate that you need to be a leader. What is a leader? What characteristics does a leader have? What sets you apart and defines you as a leader? If you don’t know the answers to these questions then you have some work to do.
A leader is someone who has a certain skills set. They stand out and they take charge. A leader is someone that inspires others and makes them want to follow their leadership.
If you are trying to develop your skills and become a leader then you need to have the following characteristics of a true leader:
- You have to have vision. You need to be able to see beyond what is there and picture what could be.
- You must be able to create a plan. You have to be able to take something from a vision to reality through a carefully laid out plan.
- You have to be able to work with and rely on others. A true leader knows that they need help to accomplish their goals. Nobody can do everything alone.
- You have to be able to motivate others. A leader must be able to make others want to work for them and want to get the job done.
These four things are the backbone of what makes a good leader. If you are trying to become a Billion Dollar Agent then you first must be a leader. Work on your leadership skills and develop them so that they become second nature. Once you learn to lead, becoming a Billion Dollar Agent is well within reach.