Business Freedom Podcast Powered by Real Estate B-School
By Lars Hedenborg
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Build a highly profitable real estate business and transform your life. If you're a top producing real estate agent or team leader, yet you find yourself working long hours, unable to unplug, and still coming up short of your income goals, this podcast is for you. It's time to get laser focused. Join us each week as we sit down with top producing real estate team leaders and agents around the country, and unpack how they used proven tools, systems and strategies to get their life back, build true wealth, and experience absolute time freedom. No gimmicks, just the stuff that works...and real results!
||CleanThe Good, Bad, & Ugly: A Day with Gary Keller||Success is seen differently from the people at the top, especially those who spent decades working in the industry to build a legacy around their business. How do the meanings of success and failure change over time? Why should you focus on cyclical gro||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTake Advantage Of Opportunities and Eliminate Blind Spots to Grow a Truly Leveraged Real Estate Business w/Kris Lindahl||As hard-driving entrepreneurs, we’re often so focused on where we’re going that we miss the opportunities that are right in front of us. How can we make sure we eliminate these blind spots? How do we use downturns to actually grow and get better? Wh||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad, & Ugly: Leading with Revenue in Mind and Building a System that Makes Income Predictable||You probably know a team leader who also happens to sell the most homes on his or her team. How can you avoid having to rely on yourself to keep the team afloat? What are the systems you need to put in place to make your income more predictable? How can||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Future of Real Estate by 30-Year Industry Veteran, Chris Heller||Because of all the changes happening in our industry, the way we used to do things as agents, brokerages and teams doesn’t cut it anymore. How are consumers, agents and brokers getting affected by the all the changes? How do we have to think about sca||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad, & Ugly: The E-Myth: The Best Business Model and What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur||The way you think about making money is reflected in the business model you choose for yourself. How do you see your ideal real estate business? Is staying in production a good idea? What is the difference between the mindsets of a top agent vs. a busin||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking the Shift from Overworked Top Producer to Successful Team Leader w/Tom Tousignant||Many of us dream of stepping out of production and gaining more freedom. What’s the mindset difference between a top producer and a team leader? What skills are necessary for a team leader to have? What makes a team financially stable during times whe||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad & Ugly: How to Increase Your Levels of Commitment||The people you surround yourself with have an impact on your mindset, but can they actually influence the way you approach your goals? Where can you find like-minded individuals who can motivate you to become a better version of yourself? Why is it impo||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Differences Between Low and High-Performing Real Estate Teams w/Daniel Beer||It’s easy to enter the real estate industry, but much more difficult to actually build wealth. Why should we only do the things we’re good at and outsource everything else? What’s our biggest asset? Why shouldn’t we rely on only one tactic to ge||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad & Ugly: What Is Your X-Factor?||If you don’t find a way to stand out, all of your growth efforts are slowed down. How can finding your X-factor and investing in branding help you with this? What's the importance of serving the interests of your team as well as your own? Why should y||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrowing a Team, Working Remotely and Stepping Out of Production w/Jerimiah Taylor||Working remotely and stepping out of production is the dream of every team leader, but it requires the right planning and circumstances. When does building a team make sense, and how should we structure our business model? What should a team leader offe||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad & Ugly: Why It’s So Hard for Most Teams to Implement Their Growth Strategy||Putting together a strategy is always the easy part. The hard part comes when we have to mobilize our entire team to take action around the strategy. What happens when our plan isn’t clear enough for us to follow on a daily basis? How does being held||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Build the Right Systems Before Stepping Out of Production w/Justin Udy||Many real estate team leaders make the mistake of focusing too much on getting out of production and fail to cultivate a larger purpose. Why is it so important to have more than just this one goal? How do we make sure our businesses won’t fall apart i||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad & Ugly: Finding Your "Why?" and Building the Life You Want||The real estate industry is built on people who work crazy hours and deal with a lot of stress on a daily basis. Why is it important to ask yourself what you want from your life? How can your “why” guide the direction of your business? What kind of||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Build a Team With High Profit Margins and Low Turnover Rates w/Chris Suarez||Buying online leads is becoming more expensive, and agents are choosing to leave teams when they find out leads can just be bought from online aggregators. What else should you be offering your agents? Why is it so important to focus on increasing your||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad & Ugly: How to Build a Business Without Sacrificing Your Time and Freedom||Many rockstar agents and team leaders have a high income but no time for themselves and their family. Is there a way to increase your income without sacrificing your personal life? Why isn’t it a good idea to build a business that requires you to c||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make Decisions For the Good of the Business w/Angel Garcia||One of the challenges of building a real estate business is determining whether prospective hires have work ethic and personal discipline. How can we discover this in an interview? How can we create systems that automatically hold people accountable? Wh||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Framework for a Successful Business||Many real estate companies don’t function as businesses because the owners are locked down in production without the freedom of time or money. How do you build a framework for a successful business? What makes entrepreneurs different from everyone e||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding a Team that Can Survive Any Market Shift w/ Lance Loken||Most businesses can thrive during favorable times, but what happens when everything seems to work against us? How do we prepare for a market shift, and how should our strategy change? What’s our best lead generation tool? In this episode, Lance Loken||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad & Ugly: 10 Productivity Strategies to Start Using Now||Most business owners find themselves inundated with unnecessary tasks and distractions. How do you make sure the activities you do are the most productive use of your time and move you closer to your goals? What questions do you need to consistently ask||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding One of the Top Producing Teams in the Philadelphia Area w/ Guillermo & Danielle Salas||Investing in a coach that brings clarity to our business can be life-changing. What role does building systems play in bringing clarity to our business? How does knowing the financial goals of our team members help our business grow? Why shouldn’t we||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad, & Ugly: The Critical Mindset Shifts to Building a Business Worth Owning||For your business to reach its full potential, there are probably some unhelpful mindsets you need to do away with. What are some of the key truths you need to remember in your business? What is the most highly leveraged and dollar-productive activity y||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding Balance, Clarity Breaks & Showing Up at A High Level w/Christina Valkanoff||For many people in our industry, the amount of time they spend in their business prevents them from being present for what matters. What challenges come with moving through the phases of growth? How can we extend the concept of leverage into our perso||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad, & Ugly: What’s the Point of Owning a Business?||Building a sustainable business is a challenging path, and it can be easy to miss important details that are vital to your survival. What are the things you need to do regularly in order to have a functioning business? What is the risk of doing every||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScaling Up Your Business in the Luxury Homes and Investments Market w/Jared Chamberlain||Building and running a successful real estate brokerage is hard enough, and setting our sights can feel like an added challenge. How can we achieve our goals, and why is it important to keep track of our numbers and work routine? How do we recover from||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad, & Ugly: How Do We Respond to a Rapidly Changing Real Estate Industry?||The real estate game is changing rapidly, and we have to decide where we’re going to play or else risk getting lost. What will be our response to changes? How do we set up our business to perform at a higher level than the other agents in our market?||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make Accountability a Positive in Your Business w/Tyler Goff||There are going to be moments and stretches of time when we experience failure in our business. What mindset helps us get through this? How do we push ourselves through each phase of growing our businesses? What is something that can help us solve the i||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good, Bad, & Ugly: The State of the Industry||The consumer landscape is completely changing in real estate, and about 80% of real estate agents aren’t really equipped for this. What is causing some of these big shifts? How can we prepare for this shift so we aren’t left fighting for scraps? How||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Build a Real Estate Business to a National Level from Scratch w/Aaron Rian||Building a real estate business in multiple states with remote workers wasn’t even possible a decade ago, but now it is. How can agents take advantage of new opportunities? What keeps remote agents loyal? Should we hire experienced agents or invest||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy We Should Follow the System Without Shortcuts w/Dan Holt||When scaling up, many agents make the mistake of hiring too many people, too fast. It’s better to approach it methodically, and slowly add leverage. Should your first key hire be a buyer’s agent or an admin assistant? How do you know that you’re l||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeconstructing the Growth of a Leveraged Real Estate Company w/John Mikesh||Every growing business goes through a survival phase, and it can be a stressful time. How do we avoid making the mistakes that can rob us of growth? What are the other phases we can anticipate as we leverage? What are some of the key factors that will m||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Difference One Year Can Make when Focusing on Building Systems into Your Business w/ Andy Mulholland||Everyone in business experiences a difficult day, week, month or year as they grow. What are the early days of that growth track like? What are key systems we can implement in our business? Why do systems also need accountability built around them? On t||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Simple System for Lead Generation and Team Building w/ Dan Jones||Keeping the system simple and organized is the shortest path to success. How do we build a system that keeps everyone accountable when you are away? How can we find the right people for our business? Do we need more leads or to go deeper on what we a||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding a Successful Business Systematically w/Tara Limbird||Putting a system into place is the best way to increase your productivity and sales. How can you keep your team motivated and driven? What traits does the ideal agent have? How can you make more time for things that matter? The biggest curse that we suf||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Transition From Agent to Business Owner w/Dave Friedman||A lot of new team leaders make the mistake of thinking that their team is only there to serve them. Why is it so crucial that we shift our mindsets to the idea that WE are there to serve our team? What are the other shifts that take place in going from||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMillennial Engagement: Attracting, Hiring, Training and Retaining w/Josh Cunningham||Millennials are literally the future of our industry, but so many team leaders struggle to attract and retain them. What are some of the biggest barriers getting in the way of engaging millennials? How do we help millennials find deeper meaning in th||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLessons in Real Estate from Realtors in the Top 1% Nationwide w/Joe Sachetti & Andrew Undem||The real estate industry is a “people and problem-solving” business where money is made by helping and impressing clients. How do we get clients in the first place? What are the best lead sources and what tools can we use to increase our branding||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTaking a Holistic Approach to Business, Goals & Success w/ David Hooke||A lot of real estate agents who are “always busy” wear it as badge of honor, because it makes us feel good about ourselves. How can this steal time from our present priorities and values, and our future success? How can you protect your family time||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Be a Visionary Leader Who Models the Right Behavior w/Reed Moore||When we’re starting out, it can be hard to imagine building a team full of motivated, talented leaders. What’s it like to lead, manage, and model behavior? How should we show up as team leaders when it comes to accountability and activity? What hold||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make Strategic Hires Based on Personality Types & Core Skills w/Jay Niblick||Most of us have a vague idea of how the personality, communication style, and adaptability of each agent can impact their performance. But how much do we lose by putting the wrong people in the wrong places? How can we hire to prepare our businesses||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Systems Maximize Production and Bring Freedom to Team Leaders w/Todd Tramonte||Building a team from scratch is hard, especially if we have nobody to guide us. What should we know about building a team and leveraging systems? Is money the only measure of success in real estate? In this episode, Todd Tramonte shares his path of how||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Go from “Captain Everything” to Business Owner w/Chris Watters||No matter how good we are, if we’re flying solo we will have to work more in order to earn more. This usually leads to a poor work-life balance, so how can we scale up so we’re working smarter, not harder? What’s the mindset change necessary to go||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Jeff Glover Went from a Furniture Salesman to Over 1,000 Homes Sold per Year||Most agents dream of running their own team one day, or at least making a few hires to give them their free time back. But what are the factors that determine the structure of our team? What are the most effective lead generation strategies? What can we||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHiring Emerging & Proven Talent w/Tim Heyl||It’s easy to waste time putting off action and being inconsistent with the right activities. What are the actions that lead to traction? How do we integrate being focused and goal-oriented with being a people-centric leader? Should we hire emerging||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Single Agent to Leader of One of the Most Successful Teams in the Country w/Kerby Skurat||We all dream of building a team one day and creating systems that will allow us to retire. But how do we take the leap between handling working by ourselves to adding more people to our team? How should we keep them accountable without putting too||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Mission of The Business Freedom Podcast||The Business Freedom podcast is all about creating systems that make your real estate journey more profitable and stress-free. You may be a successful agent, but how many hours do you work every week? Do you sacrifice quality time with your family? Ar||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Real Conversations about Running a True Business
Lars is my business coach at Real Estate B School and I was excited to hear about his podcast—it definitely did not disappoint. Lars has a straightforward way of talking about the highs and lows of the business while creating a vision for a high-level organization. Being an industry influencer himself, he has access to great real estate minds that are working at the highest levels of the business. Genuine, real information that is inspirational and practical.
Knocking it out of the park!
Loving this new podcast. Lots of good info. I’m taking note like a mad woman! Thanks Lars. Can’t wait for more!
Killer real estate podcast!
This is a great format by a great leader in our business. I can’t wait for each new episode and I’m sharing with agents everywhere. Keep it up Lars!