Recent ads by cell phone cell phone provider Verizon bring home the point that the Verizon network, represented by a crowd of uniformed people, followers their customers everywhere. The guy going to the Twilight Zone Motel where people complain about dropping calls and spotty Internet won't have to worry - the Verizon network has him covered!
In all my years of coaching agents, I've never seen an agent who reached success by him or herself. Never. And I'd bet my last dime I never will. They have assistants. They have mentors. They have coaches. They have a sardine-like pipeline crammed full of contacts who work in the real estate industry: lawyers, home inspectors, loan officers, closing specialists, other agents and brokers, developers - a rolodex fatter than a spoiled cat.
Surrounded by people, not just professionally, but socially, too. They attend church, they serve on school committees, go to baseball games, volunteer at the food bank, visit the elderly. Always out in front of people. Could you be more connected? Probably. Go do it.
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