When it comes to the action needed to level up in real estate, there’s a lot of movement, but not a lot of progress. There’s a lot of fire, but not enough aim. How does this affect teams and how successful they can be at growing? Why is focus so important in building a sustainable team? How does the mega-team conversation affect the whole industry? On this episode, Kathleen Black is back on Real Estate Uncensored to discuss her experience coaching and consulting with some of the best teams in the industry.

You don’t get to be a visionary until you’re on the top of the mountain. -Kathleen Black

Takeaways + Tactics

Having too many lead gen pillars dilutes your effectiveness.

Compensation structure is one of the biggest mistakes people make when they’re building a team.

In the case of a market correction, teams are going to take more of the market share because they are trained for any ripple or change.


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Clarity is KEY

At the start of the show, Kathleen shared on the work she does, and we answered a question on one system we would implement in our businesses if money wasn’t an object. Next, we talked about why clarity of thinking is so important in scaling up, and how that can be a difficult thing for top producing rainmakers to do. We also talked about how successful people are incredibly cautious and why that is such a good thing. Towards the end of the show, we talked about what people get wrong with compensation structure, and why teams are more prepared for market corrections.

We also shared insights on;

  • Building your database with the future in mind
  • How she gets her clients to narrow down their focus
  • The importance of humility
  • Why a team leader needs people who can protect them from themselves

Find the Already Proven Method

The biggest problem people have when trying to start a team is the lack of structure and vision. Success comes down to clarity of thinking, and wanting to grow without avoidable mistakes and unnecessary risk. Don’t try to reinvent the wheel, there’s already a proven method, so just go with it. Don’t try to create a car to drive to the top of the mountain one when one is already available. All you need to do is invest in it, commit to it, then you can get to be a visionary.

Guest Bio

Kathleen has taken her experience as a top-producing Realtor and built it into a dynamic, results-driven consulting company where she serves as CEO, Motivational Speaker, Trainer and Elite Coach. The systems she used in her daily real estate business to get her to the top are now the backbone of a real estate consulting company specializing in helping Realtors across Canada and the US build top teams and take their business to incredible levels of success. Go to http://www.kathleenspeaks.com/ or ittakesa.team for more information.

This content brought to you by Real Estate Uncensored, a sales and marketing training podcast, that gives you actionable ideas, insight, inspiration to turn your real estate career into a life of freedom, featuring co-hosts Greg McDaniel and Matt Johnson.