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Sep
18

How did we get here?

On May 8th, 2018, I underwent the knife for the 4th time in 8 years to repair my leg. The issue this time? The hardware was too long. It was sticking up 1.5 inches above my hip bone and was shredding my IT band and the muscles in my gluteus. It was also affecting my […]

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Sep
11

Whether to Hire a New or Seasoned Agent

People ask all the time: Should an expansion team hire someone new? Seasoned? I tell them, “It all depends on your new market.” If you’re going into an area where a market will easily support a single agent, but may not support three or more agents, then you very well may want someone who has […]

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Sep
06

KCN GROWTHWARD SUMMIT: SURVIVAL. SUCCESS. SIGNIFICANCE.

You heard it first at Mega Camp: the Next Level Expansion. Now come find out how to do it! Our 3rd annual Growthward Summit – KRISTAN COLE’S GROWTHWARD SUMMIT 2018 – will be held December 10 at 8:00 am – December 12 at 5:00 pm at the Courtyard by Marriott Scottsdale Salt River in Scottsdale. […]

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Aug
31

Leaders In Action

I recognize how fortunate I’ve been to have had some amazing leaders in my life – people who have helped shape me into the person I’ve become. You’re likely familiar with the Big Why…the goal that motivates us – drives us – to accomplish great things. I recently had the opportunity to interview Craig and […]

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Aug
22

Get what you hate off your plate

So, you’ve heard about the new superpowers of real estate – expansion teams – and you want to know more. There’s been a lot written about what this new concept offers its team leaders – opportunities for everything from business growth and increased profitability to additional depth in their talent pools. You also know what […]

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Aug
09

Expanding Outside Your State: Part 2

As I mentioned in Part 1, this new frontier of expanding real estate businesses into other markets nationwide raises a multitude of new questions and requires a lot of careful consideration. When our team expands into a new out-of-state market – especially where we don’t have much name recognition – we typically try to prime […]

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Aug
06

Expanding Outside Your State: Part 1

As you know, team expansion is the new, dynamic approach to maximizing production and income. It enables agents to expand their businesses into other markets across their states, nationwide and internationally. However, this new frontier in real estate team development raises a multitude of new questions and requires a lot of careful consideration. It’s clear […]

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Jul
26

How to Get Leads into the Central Hub

You’re considering team expansion. Everything you’ve read suggests it can be a very lucrative decision, and you want to make your move sooner rather than later. You understand team expansion is a way of growing your real estate footprint without setting up hubs at each new location. It promises more efficiency. It’s based on using […]

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Jul
24

How to Recruit the Right Fit

A crucial element in growing any business is hiring the right people, but how do you figure out if someone’s not a good fit? Most importantly, you want to focus on people’s values. You can teach them skills, but values are commonly learned slowly and methodically as children grow up…values such as fairness, motivation and […]

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Jul
18

Are You Ready for Expansion?

How do you know when it’s time to grow? I know I’ve said it before: Growth is not for everyone. Expanding your team into different locations may not be for you. However, if you find you’re referring a lot of business out to another market – especially if that market is someplace nearby – it […]

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