Angela Hoffmann

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Conquer Procrastination to Boost Productivity

Posted by Angela Hoffmann on May 13, 2024 10:00:00 AM

 

Do you often find yourself stuck in the endless loop of procrastination, putting off tasks until the last minute and feeling overwhelmed by the mounting pressure? You're not alone. Procrastination can be a persistent obstacle to productivity and success, but it's a habit that can be overcome with the right strategies.

 

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Topics: Success, growth, productivity, time management

Mastering Your Quarterly Business Review

Posted by Angela Hoffmann on Apr 22, 2024 7:00:00 AM

 

In the fast-paced world of real estate, success hinges on more than just securing deals. It's about staying ahead of the curve, adapting to changing circumstances, and consistently striving for improvement. One powerful tool in achieving these goals is the Quarterly Business Review (QBR). In this blog, we'll delve into the importance of regular performance measurement, share actionable insights, and guide you through mastering your QBR for sustained success in the real estate industry.

 

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Topics: Business plan, Goal Setting, Success, growth, quarterly review

Unveiling the Power of SMART Financial Goals

Posted by Angela Hoffmann on Apr 15, 2024 7:00:00 AM


In the dynamic world of real estate brokerage, setting clear financial goals is often overlooked, with many brokers defaulting to simplistic metrics like agent count for defining success. However, to truly thrive and grow sustainably, a more strategic approach is essential. 


Enter SMART goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. These are the guiding principles that can transform a brokerage's financial trajectory, ensuring not just growth, but meaningful progress towards long-term success. 


At the heart of this approach lies the distinction between a Financial Mission and a Financial Vision. The former encapsulates the goals to achieve within the next 12 months—a tangible target to strive for, also known as the Target View. Meanwhile, the Financial Vision extends the horizon, outlining aspirations for the next 5 to 10 years or when the brokerage reaches full capacity.

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Topics: Brokerage Profitability, Key Metrics, Success, Mindset, real estate broker, return on volume

The 7 Characteristics of a Platinum Broker

Posted by Angela Hoffmann on Mar 18, 2024 6:00:00 AM

A "Platinum Broker" is distinguished as a broker who attains exceptional profitability compared to their industry peers. They excel in outperforming their peers in all leading categories and are representatives of best practices within the field. 

 

At "The Profit Centre," we conduct evaluations across key categories to accurately identify and designate individuals as Platinum Brokers. These evaluation metrics encompass crucial aspects of success, such as gross and net profit per agent, expense efficiency, employee costs, and the cultivation of organizational culture.

 

A Platinum Broker isn't necessarily the one who generates the highest volume or oversees the largest number of agents. It's easy to be misled by sheer volume metrics; however, the focus should be on maximizing returns on volume – a principle that defines the essence of success in the brokerage domain.

 

The evaluation criteria are focused on key metrics such as gross and net profit per agent, expense efficiency, employee costs, and the overall organizational culture. It's important to note that being designated as a Platinum Broker goes beyond just volume metrics; it highlights the ability to deliver a higher return on investment.

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Topics: Brokerage Profitability, Key Metrics, Success, Mindset, real estate broker, return on volume

Attributes of a Successful Real Estate Agent Series: Client- Centric, not Self Centric

Posted by Angela Hoffmann on Mar 11, 2024 6:00:00 AM

 

The promise of unlimited income often lures aspiring agents with dreams of financial abundance. Indeed, the prospect of making significant money is undeniably appealing, but therein lies a paradox: to truly succeed in this competitive field, monetary gains cannot be the sole focus. While it may seem counterintuitive, the key to becoming a successful real estate agent, one who not only thrives financially but also earns the trust and loyalty of clients, lies in prioritizing their needs above all else.  It’s all about being client-centric and not self-centric!

 

Let’s explore why shifting your focus from money to service is not just a wise strategy but a fundamental principle for achieving sustainable prosperity in the industry.

 

It echoes the timeless wisdom of Zig Ziglar: "You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want." Indeed, it's when we redirect our focus from our paycheque to our clients that we unlock the potential for unparalleled financial success beyond our wildest dreams.

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Topics: Client Retention, Client Relationships, Success, systems, checklists

The Profitability Business Model

Posted by Angela Hoffmann on Feb 26, 2024 12:40:00 PM

 

Introducing the Profitability Business Model for Broker Owners

 

At The Profit Centre, we've developed the Profitability Business Model, a strategic method designed to empower broker owners in building highly profitable businesses. 

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Topics: Brokerage Profitability, Goal Setting, Success, Mindset, real estate broker