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3 ways for brokers to get informed and inspired

Aug 29, 2016

Lightbulbs-320x298.jpgLet’s face it, it’s easy to get burnt out sometimes. Amid the day-to-day hustle of meeting prospective clients and trying to close deals, we don’t always carve out time to recharge properly or seek new inspiration or advice.

And yet, hearing some out-of-the-box perspectives and learning something new is a great way to get a boost and stay sharp.

Fortunately, it’s easy to fit that inspiration into your schedule. There are plenty of videos, webinars and podcasts that can keep you up to date on the latest commercial real estate, investing and economic trends, not to mention sales strategies and general motivation.

We all have mobile devices, headphones and time during or between tasks where we could be absorbing extra information. Whether you’re exercising, commuting or unwinding for the day, these quick-hit sessions can keep you on your toes without forcing you to commit too much precious time to them.

1. NAIOP videos

Yes, one of the main sources of office and industrial news, transactions and trends also offers a vast selection of videos. From general market updates to chairman talks and even economic impact reports, NAIOP’s library is a great resource for commercial real estate brokers.

2. Selling Power

You call yourself a salesperson. Salespeople sell, and commercial real estate brokers are no different. These webinars are a great way to make sure your sales skills stay sharp. Selling Power covers all topics related to sales, from the process itself and the latest technologies to tactics for motivating your team and organizing leads.

3. The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss is the man behind the bestseller Four-Hour Work Week. This author, angel investor and entrepreneur knows a thing or two about business, staying motivated and working smarter, not harder. His podcast provides real-world advice for increasing your output and living more efficiently, and includes interesting guests like Stephen Dubner, Tony Robbins and Shaun White.

Next: 5 TED talks for commercial real estate brokers

Topics: Industry News

The Apto Team

Written by The Apto Team

Apto, the commercial real estate software company, is the #1 CRM and deal management platform for commercial real estate brokers, with more paid users than any other service. Apto was built by and for brokers to help them manage contacts, properties, listings and deals from anywhere, on any device. Apto customers include thousands of independent brokers around the world, as well as multinational brokerages CBRE, JLL, NKF, Cushman & Wakefield and others. Headquartered in Denver, Apto is one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., as ranked by Inc. magazine three years in a row.

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