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29: John Knight: How To Raise The Bar In Your Real Estate Career

By |May 15, 2015| No Comments

John Knight, managing director at businessDEPOT, joins Real Estate Pros this week to share his tips for how to raise the bar in your real estate career. We also discuss the results of a recent industry survey where businessDEPOT asked real estate professionals: “How optimistic are you about 2015?”

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John Knight: How To Raise The Bar In Your Real Estate Career

Show Notes

businessDEPOT is a full-service business advisory on a mission to help passionate individuals and businesses reach their potential.

As managing director, John Knight uses his business improvement and strategic planning skills to help his clients improve their position and boost their profits. John helps his broad client base with his unique business improvement services, strategic planning skills and wealth of knowledge on compliance matters.

Further to his business improvement offering, John provides company and business valuations for various purposes, including company purchases/sales, entity reorganisation and matrimonial or dispute resolution.

John is an expert in all things real estate and has built a reputation in the industry for being far more than just an accountant.

There is so much valuable content in this episode with John, so don’t miss it. Be sure to tune in to hear all his incredible insights and wisdom.

Please join us in thanking John for being here today, and thanks to you as well for joining us. We’ll see you next time on Real Estate Pros podcast.

Fast Five

Who has been an inspiration to you throughout your career?
“My father.”

What is your favourite thing in the world to do when you’re not at the office?
“Spending time with my family.”

What is your favourite business book?
“Purple Cow by Seth Godin.”

What is your favourite technology resource you use daily to help run a better business?
Google Drive, Xero Accounting and GoToMeeting.”

What is ‘one thing’ that prevents people in real estate from achieving success and what would your advice be to overcome it?
“Ego – it can be one of the biggest enablers of success but it can also be one of the biggest contributors to failure.”

Success Quote

“Do or do not – there is no try.” – Yoda

Fast Fact of the Week

Our Real Estate Industry Social Media Survey (soon to be released) found that 78% of real estate professionals strongly agree that social media is important to their business but a whopping 64% of respondents disagree that their social media marketing is effective.

Discovery of the Week

Facebook Business Manager is a new, more secure tool for managing access to Pages and ad accounts, geared towards companies that need to give different permissions to lots of people. Business Manager lets you:

  • Manage access to Pages and ad accounts: Clearly see who has access to your Pages and ad accounts, and remove or change their permissions.
  • Keep your work separate: Get access to Pages and ad accounts without being friends with your coworkers on Facebook. Learn more about what your coworkers can see about you.

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