Motivate yourself to work more effectively

In any business the ability to self motivate will often prove to be a key factor in ensuring your success.  For the real estate industry in particular, pushing yourself to become the best, most efficient agent possible will likely have a positive impact on both your career progression as well as your daily attitude towards work. 

A key factor to being self motivational is to ensure you remain positive when at work. Starting each day with an optimistic attitude will help you to eliminate any negative energy and will likely allow you to work to your full potential. 

The following tips may prove to be helpful when it comes to ensuring you remain positive throughout your working day:

• When you arrive at work, have a positive and engaging conversation with the first person you meet;
• Smile at your colleagues;
• Offer encouragement to a co-worker who may need support;
• Keep your conversations with your colleagues and clients healthily focused on your achievements and working through issues; and
• Write a motivational quote and leave it on your desk for easy reference.

It is important to note that self motivation doesn’t necessarily have to come through large accomplishments.  In difficult times when successes seem hard to achieve, being self motivated is often about focusing on taking one more step forward and looking to successfully attain small, yet important career wins. 

Real estate agents should also note that the deflated attitudes of your fellow agents can sometimes hinder your own mood and thus success.  Maintaining a positive personal attitude can assist you in encouraging others to remain motivated, which can go a long way to further the morale and achievements of your office as a whole.  

While relationships with mentors and positive role models are extremely important to maintain, the ability to self motivate is a very important attribute for real estate agents to develop and will likely see agents have a greater chance at achieving success through all cycles of the property market.  

Posted by Reality Bytes - Real Estate Training Blog on 04/10/2011 at 12:55 PM | Categories:


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