YOU are YOUR OFFICE

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with people first...then business Ran Right Realty 636943 licensed to thrill

The expression "game-changer" is no myth but an accurate two-word summation of powerful dynamics at work or in the plans. It demands respect and behind it usually is lots of time, money and innovation that society is due or overdue. The smart phone, laptop, Internet, fax, email send/receive, web site and texting is NOW our office of the future. Resistance is futile. Adaptability & assimilation mandatory!

HELLO & WELCOME!

MY TECHOLOGICAL ONLINE SELF

Technology and intelligence are now a part of our existence. ONLINE is now a reality, a testing ground, meeting place, information center and much more. As I write and share, incredible changes are being formed, prepared & will visit with us now & soon, non-stop, for the next few decades. Released a little at a time so we may adapt and accept the changes

LET'S MEET-UP?

Long before we actually meet in person, we have made meaningful contact. Our selves have been revealed online via the Internet, web sites, marketing, ads, word of mouth and via our own living testimony i.e., we demonstrate who and what we are and do as we live it out making our own results proof of the messages sent

SERVICES & PRODUCTS

I will make this statement to make the point. Cars back in the 30 & 40's and even 50's were sold annually at car shows, warehouses, grandstands and conventions where the product was displayed, questions answered, and orders were taken. Who followed that? Large department stores. The premise? Why visit several separate shopping places when instead, I put it all under one roof. One stop shop was birthed but not perfected as it is ongoing

EVERYTHING IN OUR LIVES UNDER ONE ROOF?

The ongoing development of one stop shopping is still amazing us. Groceries, medical check-ups, banking, car repair, prescriptions, even fast food is now brought to us & us to them. Big box retailers have made the game changing point!

OFFICE and HOME?

Dentists, attorneys, CPA's, hair stylists, services and select products can be offered from a person's place of residence. The person buys the house or site, pays a mortgage rent to themselves and invites the public to visit. They now have modern condo/townhome sites mixed with retail and food plus dry cleaning etc. making it a little community. These concepts are still developing

YOU ARE SMARTER THAN YOUR SMART PHONE?

A college degree is only as good as the person who puts it to work. So it is with all this technology too. As long as you answer your phone, text, email etc. timely, your office is open for business. It is as simple as that. Not available? Kiss of death here!

ARE YOU OPEN FOR BUSINESS?

How can you not be? You are available for social media, personal business, family and friends already via the smart phone. Now, if I call someone's phone wanting a service or product and it is them sitting at home or out shopping that answer their phone with a company statement (Bobs electrical how I can I help you), you wouldn't know if they are in an office, work yard, Hawaii or their garage. Nor would you care. You called, they answered! Let's do business! 

9 TO 5 BUT UPDATED

Where this may fail is where YOU fail to answer when contacted. Brick & mortar posts hours consistently. The public plans accordingly. It is not any different using our new technology. One must be available for this to work effectively & efficiently.

NO RECORDINGS and NO ROBOTICS  

Follow brick & mortar procedures without the brick & mortar. They were available and now you must be with NO EXCUSES. What then? Your business will grow and sustain. Let me also point out how useful a tool you can wield to assist you here

 A WEB SITE

Who you are, what you do, how you do it and even why can all be presented in a colorful and personal way via your own web site. Consider the site a living business card (more later on this) of a sort. The caller either visited the site first or YOU can direct them there for more detailed information. What a virtual assistant that is!

BUSINESS CARDS (leave behinds)

Get it together here. No fluff, hard or soft sell but instead, easy to read contact info and what you do. This is where a decent tagline comes in. You hand these out liberally. It's another effective support tool. Why not Pens, calendars or doo-dads?

KEEP IT SIMPLE

DON'T make this complicated. Stop that! C'mon now. The hardest part of all this? Can you do what you are promising or representing to do? If so, get to it and bring yourself current on how to interact in today's technological business world

POST INSPIRED BY: Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 thank you

Comments (17)

Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Richie - 9 to 5 has changed with all of the "smart things".  It is tough not be present unless you work hard not to be.

Jul 20, 2022 08:59 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

as always value follows you around Grant Schneider 

Jul 20, 2022 09:57 AM
Dan Hopper
Dan Hopper - Gold Way RE - Westminster, CO
Denver Broker / Real Estate Advocate

So great to see a posting from  .... has been awhile, too.  Yes, there are "game changers" that really do assist you in accomplishing your objectives.  At my age, simplification is a necessary tool!!

Jul 20, 2022 09:12 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

How refreshing it is to have a visit with Dan Hopper 

Jul 20, 2022 09:58 AM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Wow, Richie! I am delighted to have inspired such an excellent post about You and Your Office.

Suggesting this post for Carol Williams  Second Chance

Jul 20, 2022 10:20 AM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400

I just left you a message, Richie.

Jul 20, 2022 10:43 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

Our phone call was like a sipping nectar thank you Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 

Jul 20, 2022 12:39 PM
Richie Alan Naggar

you remain a woman of gifts Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 

Jul 20, 2022 10:35 AM
John Marshall - FORE!
LoKation Real Estate - Cherry Hills Village, CO
Specializing in Golf Course Properties

Richie Alan Naggar Thank you for taking this to another level, and I agree wholeheartedly. We are our office, our brand, our business and wherever we are, we are either open or closed! It is up to each one of us.

Jul 20, 2022 10:59 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

Consider yourself a change-agent John Marshall - FORE! thank you

Jul 20, 2022 12:38 PM
Ray Henson
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA
Realtor

All the change in the world, and so much more to come in the near future, changing is inevitable and "resistance is futile."

Jul 20, 2022 11:30 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

Ray Henson ...my fellow pea in the pod of life

Jul 20, 2022 12:37 PM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

If anyone doubts this for a moment just look around when electric is down for even an hour.  The world has come to an end.  lol   m

Jul 20, 2022 05:16 PM
Richie Alan Naggar

Good perspective Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho hit the lights!

Jul 21, 2022 05:04 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Richie- technology has brought changes. I can remember years ago when if we were out of the office we "pretended" to be in one or have one. Now, most people want to know one thing...can you do your job and do it well. 

Jul 20, 2022 05:20 PM
Richie Alan Naggar

No more pretending necessary as long as we answer the contact when contacted Kathy Streib Consider it a curtain call. The show must go on!

Jul 21, 2022 05:10 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Richie nice to see you back posting, miss the interaction... now with that said it has been over 15 years since I would even think 9am to 7pm:) just saying... now it is 7 days 9-9pm on a good day, Endre

Jul 20, 2022 11:29 PM
Richie Alan Naggar

Your approach is your business model which leads to a result. Results don't lie & lack of results don't lie either Endre Barath, Jr. 

Jul 21, 2022 05:08 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

In real estate, even if someone has a physical office, they also have offices wherever they have to go for clients.

Jul 21, 2022 05:00 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

Another good perspective offered by Mr. Smiles Brian England 

Jul 21, 2022 05:09 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

If the Internet and Cell Phone ever disappear everything would grind to a halt!

Jul 21, 2022 05:18 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

Kat Palmiotti ...somehow, I feel that is the way they planned it eh?

Jul 21, 2022 03:27 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Richie - the blog roll can run by me quickly even with those I follow so I "missed" this one when originally published this week.  However, thanks to our AR post super scribe sleuth Carol Williams and her Saturday Second Chance selections, I have "discovered" it.  So many insights seen in your words.  

Jul 23, 2022 05:11 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

I continue to enjoy you and hear from you thank you Michael Jacobs 

Jul 23, 2022 10:21 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Richie. Bingo! In today's era of technology, your office is where you are. It  is the new way! and if you can't do the job, all the technology in the world won't cover for you. Enjoy your day.

Jul 23, 2022 05:40 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

Your comment scored a bullseye thank you Wayne Martin 

Jul 23, 2022 10:20 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
Relocation to NW AZ with elbow room & more freedom

Good morning as well Richie Alan Naggar Yes as much as things have changed, they still remain the same. Our abilities to adapt, to sort, to analyze and to take action is what separates the successful from the not so successful whether it is in business or in our personal lives.

Jul 23, 2022 06:11 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

Your decent commenting raises the post value thank you Leanne Smith 

Jul 23, 2022 10:19 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Hey Richie I'm so glad Carol Williams featured this interesting post of yours!  You got me thinking way back to my growing up days and remembering how exciting it was as a kid when the one and only mall in town was developed! So much fun to be had in one place! And since then it's been a constant evolving into different spaces online and in person. Our 'old mall' has been town down and a 'new version' is being built with opening projected in 2024.  It's going to have everything one could need, housing, stores, restaurants, offices etc etc. Pretty cool. Change is the constant in our lives and it's a living breathing organism - and personally I find it all so enjoyable!

Jul 23, 2022 10:31 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

What a good share thank you Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker 

Jul 23, 2022 10:32 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Jul 23, 2022 06:59 PM
Richie Alan Naggar

The aha queen Kathy Streib out and about. 

Jul 24, 2022 06:15 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I've managed to expand my services while maintaining a 7AM-6PM M-F week and being closed after my last appointment Sat and never open on Sun. Boundaries we honor supersede technology. Have a relaxing and happy 😊 Sunday Richie Alan Naggar !

Jul 24, 2022 07:02 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

You remain a soothing tonic Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets 

Jul 24, 2022 08:27 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Richie,

Your post puts a lot of thought into handling everyday business we should all be thinking about.  It can be a checklist for those who may need help.  Nice job!

Jul 24, 2022 10:28 AM
Richie Alan Naggar

You continue to remain a pleasure Sheri Sperry - MCNE® 

Jul 24, 2022 11:53 AM