As a new investor, you may feel that you are working hard. You may, in fact, be spending a lot of time working With all this hard work you would expect some great results in the form of deals, right? You are asking yourself, “Why isn’t my business moving ahead a lot better?” or “How come some of the other investors are seemingly working on deals and they started out about the same time I did?’ The real question you should be asking yourself is, “Am I Working Smarter?”
Maybe you are a more experienced investor that is “in the game” and actually doing deals. However, you find yourself with too much to do and too little time to do it in. You are constantly operating in emergency mode and pushing back deadlines. In addition, you believe that the quality of your work is suffering, and you feel like you may be missing out on some other good deals because you don’t have time to really take a serious look at them.
Whether you are new or experienced, you may also be feeling very stressed because you are putting in a lot of time, time away from family and friends; time that you could be doing something else! You are feeling very frustrated at this point and your motivation is at an all-time low.
Getting results in a beginning business like real estate takes time. Planning your time and using it efficiently is really the secret to working smarter and maximizing your results.
One HUGE secret is getting organized and staying organized. Asking the advice of a good mentor versed in real estate and business can be a big help.
Here are 7 other tips for getting organized and working smarter:
The fact is when it comes to the number of hours, minutes and seconds in a day, and days in a year, we are all given the same amount of time. So why is it that some folks seem to work hard, enjoy success and still have time to play hard? On the flip side, why is it some people seem to always be working, not moving ahead much and never have much time for play? You have to ask yourself, “Which one are you?
Good and effective time management is an essential ingredient in running a business effectively and living a fulfilling and enjoyable life. If you are unsure on how to proceed, consider our Business Coaching Program. In addition to many other aspects of real estate and business, we can help you start working smarter to organize, manage and prioritize your time and help move you more quickly to a successful real estate investing business!
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Attorney William ("Bill") Bronchick, host of Legalwiz.com, has authored six best-selling books and is sought nationwide for his 25+ years of real estate and legal knowledge. He has been interviewed by numerous media outlets, such as CNBC, TIME Magazine, USA Today, Investor Business Daily, Forbes, and the LA Times, to name a few. William Bronchick is the co-founder and past President of the Colorado Association of Real Estate Investors and the Executive Director and founder of the College of American Real Estate Investors. Click on the "About" link above for more information on William Bronchick.