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Rich Rogala has been an amazing asset to my career in real estate. He has not only give me the tools to stay organized in an ever-changing marketplace, but also acted as a sounding board for new ideas. He's helped me to establish daily routines to keep me on task and more efficient. I always look forward to my next meeting with Rich because I know I'll be walking away from it with some new insight on how to build my business-Whether it be with client reward programs, networking techniques, marketing ideas or even tips on how to get a client testimonials! In addition to 'shop talk,' Rich and I are also able to talk about life in general. Although, somehow, those life lessons always seem to apply back to real estate. Thank you, Rich, for making me a better Realtor."
With the holidays just around the corner, and all of the celebrations, parties, and fun that comes with them, it is important to remember those people that deserve our gratitude. For me, you are among the highest on that list.
For the second year in a row now, you and I have met on a regular basis to discuss many different aspects of being a Realtor. All of the topics that you and I have discussed are directly related to my success as a real estate agent. By first defining a set of large and small goals, creating a path to achieve those goals, and determining a way to measure that success, you have given me considerable control over my career and where it is headed.
The proof of you positive impact on the way I conduct myself as an agent can be measured in many ways: income, volume, number of transactions, business growth from one year to the next, etc. However, the most inspiring measurement of my career growth is through the number of compliments I now receive from my clients and other associates. To have a client that is stunned with a real estate agent's high level of service and professionalism cannot be overlooked in this business.
It has been a pleasure to get to know you over the past few years. The Impact that you have had on my business as an agent has come very quickly and is greatly appreciated. I look forward to continuing our coaching sessions together and I wish you and your family the best in the New Year. Thanks for Everything!
Please let this letter serve as a sincere and accurate testimonial of my experiences working with Rich Rogala. For the past year, I have had the pleasure of working with Rich Rogala as my "Performance Coach" within @properties, Chicago's largest and most reputable Real Estate firm. Rich's abundance of knowledge, his pro-active attitude, INNOVATIVE marketing strategies and true passion for helping people has been more than valuable to my business. Working with Rich on a regular basis, I have never left a meeting without at least 5 new ideas on how to better myself and exceed my sales goals. For this, he has become my mentor, and has been instrumental in my success as a Realtor. Rich constantly strives to bring creative ideas to the table, with his unique approach, and ability to help new & tenured agents to "think outside the box." Rich Rogala has directly helped increase my sales from $1.7 million in 2006 to $4.5 million in 2007! I attribute my 150% increased sales performace to time well-spent being coached by Rich Rogala - who is not only a well accomplished Real Estate professional, but also a true marketing genius! Thank you Rich for sharing with me your secrets to surpassing expectation and for investing your time into branding ME! I look forward to doubling what we did together in 2008!
Angela P. Uskokovich
Real Estate Consultant
"Working with Rich is an absolute pleasure. He is not only a colleague but has also become a friend that I value greatly. He is not only a great motivating factor for my own business, he is a great listener and adviser as well. His suggestions to improve business performance and achieve personal success and goals, whatever they may be are indispensable. I always consider Rich Rogala to be an asset in my corner, and when I am looking for direction I can always count on him."
"If you only came to @properties to have a chance to work with Rich Rogala, that would be reason enough. Of course, the reasons for working at our company are too numerous to list, let's get back to working with Rich. He's in such demand, it took me weeks to get an appointment to see him. Let's also set the record clear, I have obtained more listings in the short couple of weeks that Rich Rogala has been motivating me than I did all last year. Through his encouragement and direction, my marketing is consistent and aggressive. Rich pointed out inconsistencies in my marketing efforts and gave great suggestions for getting me on track. I should double (and then some) my production in 2008. Perhaps I should take a little of the credit, but I am grateful for Rich Rogala and his assistance."
Robert Darrow, Realtor
"Rich is dedicated to his job as a performance coach with @properties. To that point, he is truly passionate about his role of multiplying the success of each agent that he coaches. His simple, yet effective approach to building systems and connecting with clients helps each of us grow our business in real estate."
"Rich Rogala is a critical resource for great ideas and motivation. Over the years of our conversations we have exchanged many ideas and inspirations. His consistency becomes the backbone of successful business. His humor and openness encourages branching out into new areas. Leveraging his insights into marketing and sales has provided a lift that can never be accomplished alone."
"Rich is a great motivator for me and my business marketing tools. He's always ready with a creative and original marketing idea. Having Rich as a coach is unparalleled. There's no one as efficient, creative, and helpful."
"Rich Rogala is a walking encyclopedia of business knowledge. Rich has helped me in great detail with my sales business while here at @properties. He has assessed my strengths and weaknesses through general conversation and his understanding of my personality. With his understanding of how I work- Rich has devised a direct business plan which aids my business, and always has ideas to make my business more efficient and productive. Rich is an outstanding resource who could help propel and strengthen the weakest link in any company. Rich is a true talent when it comes sales coaching, and would highly recommend his coaching to anyone who is not only looking to further their personal sales abilities, but to improve their life!"
"Rich is a great performance coach. He takes the time to get to know you and really push you toward your goals. He is candid, trustworthy and sincere in his desire to help you reach the next level of performance. I would highly recommend working with Rich!"
"I always looked forward to my meetings with Rich Rogala. He consistently shared ideas and information that helped me build and maintain a bigger and stronger client base. He provided the tools that I needed to clarify my goals, and put together a plan to accomplish them. Rich is truly a great coach!"
Rich is a conscientious and effective motivator. He recommended great sales motivation techniques and books to me when I was newer in real estate My business grew 100% from one year to the next after meeting with him on a regular basis!! Rich is a fantastic coach..."
Michelle Shear, Realtor, CRS, CNHS, GRI,
"Rich is a very detail-oriented coach who has great vision to assess people's strengths and weaknesses. He's very good with goal setting and determining the appropriate game plan for someone based on their personality. He keeps people on track, always looking for new ways to help them tap into their potential without losing sight of the strategic objective. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who's looking to excel in their business!"
"Since I joined @properties in 2005, I've been working with Rich to develop the most effective marketing plan for my business in an ever-changing real estate market. By utilizing his programs, the number of referrals I receive has increased dramatically and now about 90% of my business comes from direct referrals. He is not only a great sounding board for my own ideas, but he watches for marketing trends and shares innovative new techniques to maximize my marketing dollar. I'd recommend his services to anyone looking to take their real estate business to the next level."
"Rich coaches our group of 5 at @properties. All of us have different sales techniques and personalities, yet he manages them all and has great marketing strategies for each. He is very motivating and creative."
"If you only came to @properties to have the chance to work with Rich, that would be reason enough. Of course, the reasons for working at our company are too numerous to list, let's get back to working with Rich. He's in such demand, it took me weeks to get an appointment to see him. Let's also set the record clear, I have obtained more listings in the short couple weeks that Rich has been motivating me than I did all last year. Through his encouragement and direction, my marketing is consistent and aggressive. Rich pointed out inconsistencies in my marketing efforts and gave great suggestions for getting me on track. I should double (and then some) my production in 2008. Perhaps I should take a little of the credit, but I am grateful for Rich's assistance."
"I highly recommend Rich for his thoughtful and innovative approach to real estate performance coaching. His unique strategies seem to be tailor made to get the best from the individual, but are so effective they could probably be applied to other businesses too. Rich has helped me build my business exponentially!"
"Working with Rich is an absolute pleasure. He is not only a colleague but has also become a friend that I value greatly. He is not only a great motivating factor for my own business, he is a great listener and adviser as well. His suggestions to improve business performance and achieve personal success and goals, what ever they may be are indispensable. I always consider Rich to be an asset in my corner, and when I am looking for direction I can alway count on him."
"My experiences with Rich Rogala have been energizing and effective! Seldom are we able to see directly, the positive results of an inspired teacher; but we are able to see in Rich's clients and students the daily benefits of his mentorship. Stressing the basics of smart self marketing, the use of a positive mental attitude and above all focusing on what can change; those he mentors have their results measured by their accomplishments. We further see the results in HIS OWN LIFE! Truly the proof is in the pudding. By practicing what he preaches, Mr. Rogala will doubtless continue to rise towards a level of mastery that very few ever attain. Watch him in the years to come to be sure; but USE HIM NOW and you will begin your own journey toward success! Hawk Durham - real estate consultant - @properties, Chicago, IL"
"Rich always has a great attitude. Everything that he does helps to motivate the people around him. Rich is always on top of the latest and greatest. I have worked with Rich in a number of groups and he would be an asset to anyone wanting to better themselves or their business."
"Rich is great to work with. He always has new and innovative ways to grow your business. I have worked in many different groups with Rich and each time I am surprised at the creative and effective ways he offers to take your business to the next level. I couldn't have been as successful as I am with out him!"
"Rich Rogala has proven to be the most instrumental asset I have had throughout my career. His insights into personal marketing and his ability to focus my efforts have resulted in increased revenue and numerous client referrals each and evey month. For many reasons I will continue to tap into Rich's consistent systems and seek out his advice."
"Mr. Rogala is a very detail oriented leader who never loses sight of the big picture. He allows you to think outside the box and pulls optimum performance out of you. I highly recommend Rich to evaluate your situation and put together a game plan to take your business to the next level. Rich is a consummate professional and always on top of his game. If I had to describe Rich in one word it would be "Focus"."
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.