Must read for real estate agents or realtors; these are books which are simply meant to be read by the business minded in us all. They deal with the characteristics and behaviors of people and how to deal with their work and life. These listed are those books, read by real estate agents and successful minded and driven people alike.
In order to succeed in any market, you must be able to truly handle anything that comes your way, any barrier or obstacle that is. Reading these types of books, you definitely get something out of them.
The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
Becoming a better person is what everyone wants. Darren Hardy, the author of The Compound Effect, will “pick” at your mind and mentally get you to think about some of the best business people in history and today. Hardy, a successful publisher of SUCCESS magazine, illustrates to his readers about
It’s is a step-by-step guide for achieving all your goals one at a time. You’ll notice that in the book, it’s basically the story of Hardy as he grew up and how his father enstilled discipline and responsility as a kid. As you read on, the story will draw you in because he’s going to tell you how and why his father did what he did when he was a child and that is waking him up at 6 in the morning, everyday to prepare for the day and as a child that could be tough. But, this is what made him tough. It’s the compound effect which is nonetheless having your goals achieved one after another, hence compounding one after another.
The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
A fast paced thriller, The Goal is one of those literary reads that will change your way of thinking on the importance of goal making and following through.
This best seller has a 4th edition which is as captivating as this original. It should be read by all business people and the reason is because it carries information throughout the storyline with characters such as Alex and Jonah.
You’ll follow their lives, relate, and begin to see how each character changes throughout, changing their life that is. With that mentor/protégé style of a story, it becomes quite obvious that the process of change is through goals. And this is exactly what happens. We change when we read it. Its a visionary type of book that every person who’s ever dealt with goals, strategies, and character building would want to read.
When Alex changes, so do we. Goldratt’s compelling read allows readers to experience Experiencing the business take on it is what Goldratt wants from his readers. There is also the audiobook narration which is a delight to read. Achieving your goals is a must for any salesman, real estate agent, or any one in the world of work.
The Richest Man In Babylon by George S. Clason
If you need financial freedom, this book is for you. It’s one of the best sellers on many successful people’s lists of “must reads”. The Richest Man In Babylon is one of the best books that have to do with finances that have been written most recent. It’s also set in ancient Babylon and illustrates the importance of money with invigorating scenes throughout each chapter. Taking set in a prosperous city of Babylon.
Some of the savings your learn from reading Clason’s book are how to keep your money working for you. In addition, you’ll learn how to “attract” money rather than “spend” it. The key words here are income and not allowing your finances get thrown out the window. It’s a guide that is practical and with the right formula it illustrates throughout the book, you’ll soon find a positive grasp on keeping out of debt. A perfect read for any real estate agent.
Awakening the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny by Tony Robbins
Dreams are in us all. We’ve had them since childhood; but what happens when we “fizzle” out and begin to not be motivated any longer.
Some of the facts in life that we go through can “pull us down”. This book by Tony Robbins will keep you on your toes on a weekly basis once you read it. As the title entails, you’ll get your immediate control of you mind as well as the desire to go after those goals you’ve always wanted to achieve.
Tony Robbins, in his book, motivates and will captivate audiences who want results now! Once you read it over and believe in the literature from this book, you’ll be able to follow through some of the most awesome obstacles that you ever face. The methods he tells in Unleash the Power Within will not only get you going, but show you back on the right track once you read it thoroughly. It seems Robbins will put that “fire” back into your life. He will motivate and get that ball rolling in you, for your career as a real estate agent or in any career you’re in.
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.
The mindset which was coined by Dr. Carol Dweck, has broken the mold for any negative thinkers. She defines two types of them. The growth and the fixed mindsets are the two elements of a person which will either “pull you back” from your goals and dreams or “drive you” right to the doorsteps of success. Which on do you want to be? After reading this book, you’ll slowly begin to see what you want as a real estate agent.
For people in a growth mindset, they don’t just take on challenges. They thrive on them. They take on the best of the best because it will make them grow faster and stronger than ever.
Whereas fixed mindsets get stuck in their ways. These are the people that you see who fly off the handle when approached with a problem. You know these people. They’re the one’s who are completely inflexible in their ways. Unable to learn or grow, fixed mindsets fall WAY behind.
Are you in a growth mindset? Or are you fixed in your ways?
Once you’ve gorged yourself and your mindset with Dr. Dweck’s game-changing book, it’s time to throw in the secret spice: The Compound Effect.
Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 12 Powerful Tools for Life and Work (Marilee Adams)
Adams brings to you, the audience, 12 questions which will make you think. It could even change your life around for the better. We enjoyed the book since it’s a motivating type of selection that is truly a remarkable type of literature that questions and informs. She illustrates through coaching through certain passages and questions on how to behave when thinking about scenarios in our life. How we approach these scenarios and the relation between us and how to deal with them can motivate even the veteran real estate agent. Reading it will give you that motivation to consider. For instance, there’s a passage at the beginning that illustrates how questions can redefine the relationship between people. One of the main characteristics of any realtor is “just this”…being able to relate with people and asking the right questions. Listening, or being a better listener, is one factor to consider when reading this book.
Finally, after reading these books, any real estate agent (or anyone who is in business) will learn a thing or two. Keeping these on your bookshelves may even keep you peeking in them from time to time. Yet, this is exactly why you want to purchase them, so you can have them at your convenience. It will keep you strong-mind, goal-minded, financially stable, and keeping your dreams alive and worth going after, once again, as a real estate agent.