August 25, 2016

Hope for the Best and Plan for the Worst, with Dave Gardner

Episode 7:

Dave Gardner has spent over 25 years as a professional in the Real Estate industry as Professional Land Surveyor, Builder, Residential and Commercial Investor, and Mortgage Advisor. From early on, he built a career serving others. In his role as a Mortgage Advisor, Dave helps purchasers with much more advice than just their rate and the cost of their loan. His resume spans many years and experience in all aspects of real estate.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why Dave decided to go into business and the journey he’s been on since then
  • Dave’s unique housing project
  • Surrounding yourself with good people and setting up your business to survive after you leave
  • How Dave sees mentorship from a career-long perspective
  • Why you should hire a coach
  • Dave’s struggles in the early days of his business and the lessons he learned from
  • What to look for in employees and how to find them anywhere
  • How to get employees to stick around
  • Making sure your business is ready for anything
  • Evolving both professionally and personally
  • Why it’s so important to hire an assistant as soon as possible and other methods Dave has for staying productive
  • Why your business can only survive if you delegate

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