October 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Woburn, MA – You know you want to. You can feel that itch, that need for something more, something of your very own. Many people consider taking more control of their career path but don’t know where to start; you simply know there is something more than the humdrum work-a-day world.
You’ve accomplished the first step by recognizing the spark. The next step is to navigate through the maze of possibilities. Thousands of entrepreneurial-minded men and women find the right fit in a career as a real estate salesperson or brokerage owner.
In an October, 2014 release to the media, National Association of REALTORS® President, Steve Brown, stated, "The real estate industry is competitive and REALTORS know that to be successful they must have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the know-how to make a business thrive. Despite continued challenges, real estate firms expect market growth in tandem with the ongoing recovery." The news release goes on to say that forty-five percent of firms reported they are currently recruiting sales agents, with eighty-seven percent of those firms reporting business growth as their primary reason for recruiting.
Industry veteran EXIT Realty Corp. International CEO, Tami Bonnell, will be addressing the business community at large and the real estate community specifically over the next couple of weeks on the topics of leadership, entrepreneurship and business growth and development.
Bonnell will address the attendees at the 2014 Inaugural Conference of the National Association of Women in Real Estate being held this week in Long Beach, California. "I will be offering tips on helping entrepreneurs to find their passion and then identify opportunities therein keeping in mind local demographics and niches," she says.
Wednesday, November 5th, Bonnell will be addressing members of the business community at large on an open, public webinar entitled, "Developing Your Inner Entrepreneur" where she will teach how to recognize and develop the entrepreneurial spark within then prepare for the next steps to turn dreams into reality. Those interested can register for either the 4:00pm ET or 7:00pm ET session at www.exitrealty.com/entrepreneur.
November 8th, Bonnell will be in New Orleans speaking to the Women’s Council of REALTORS on leadership and later that day to the attendees at the National Association of REALTORS Annual Conference and Expo on the topic of "42 Days and 42 Ways to Prosper" on ways to build a strong network that works, adding memorable value to the community and building stronger relationships.
About Tami Bonnell: Tami Bonnell, CEO of EXIT Realty Corp. International is a thirty-year veteran of the real estate industry and was instrumental in building three major brands. Among her many achievements, she was recognized by real estate trend-watcher, Stefan Swanepoel, as one of the Top 20 Most Powerful Women in Residential Real Estate, one of the Top 20 Most Powerful Real Estate Franchise Executives and one of the 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate. She was named a Finalist in the category of Executive of the Year - Services by the American Business Awards.
Founded in Canada in 1996 with offices across the continent, EXIT is a proven real estate business model that has to-date, paid out more than a quarter billion dollars in single-level residual income - for agents, this means security, stability and direction; for agents' families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals. State-of-the-art technology, including the Digital Marketing Strategy, gives home sellers the edge in a competitive marketplace. The company’s Focus on Good Health Initiative includes a series of articles, tips and tools promoting wellness at work and home. A portion of every transaction fee collected by EXIT International is applied to its charitable fund. To-date, $2.5 Million has been pledged to Habitat for Humanity. Those with an entrepreneurial mindset who are interested in finding out more about EXIT Realty’s unique business model can register for a weekly 30-minute webinar here: www.exitrealty.com/exit.
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Senior VP Corporate Communications
EXIT Realty Corp. International