Why are you considering real estate as a career field? Haven't you heard 75% of all new agents are broke and gone by the 5th year? Really ask yourself, "Why do you believe your outcome will be different?"
Now, let me share with you there are many challenges and these challenges mutate with the economy and technology. The challenges change as your permanance in the business is established. The challenges change as you refine your processes to contain costs and try to optimize ROI.
In the face of all of these challenges the NUMBER ONE issue to overcome is getting leads and converting them into real business! When you have an abundance of leads you can make decisions regarding the opportunities that best suit your business models, which ones to refer to others and the ones to incubate. You will not be under the pressure of making every deal work. Some people and leads simply are not worth the time and energy. I don't care how many letters you have after your name, with out leads coming in you willl be out of business. Rah, rah sessions are nice, staging training has purpose for someone, hour of power, yadda yadda, without leads and conversion....well refer to sentence two.... more