A recent article about the troubled Real Estate Profession bring to mind some of my previous experiences with the Real Estate and Financial Services. It seems that these two professions for years where many people who were unemployed or were people in career transition would make an attempt. Not a knock on the profession. More just an observation based on my experience.
I dealt with tons on newcomers to the business who were attempting everything and anything in order to get clients. I’m sure you have seen some of the gimmicks and chatzkies that would inevitably end up in your mailbox or on your fridge… from the flyswatters, to the magnets to the paper dispensers- the ubiquity of the industry and the professionals who worked it was apparent to anyone with a pulse. Continue reading The Troubled Real Estate Profession and What it Says About Online Personal Branding
Just writing to write is one thing. Yeah, I can scribble down some thoughts and notes, but when it comes to writing something for others to read it becomes a bit more difficult… I start to wonder what would be interesting reading? Why does someone else care about what I write? Etc. Etc.
Here is my first attempt to raise some awareness, some of which was brought on by my own writers block: