Ken's Naperville Real Estate Blog

Keeping busy and looking for part time work in Naperville...

Good morning!!
 
I woke this morning looking for part time work…
 
Looking for something to keep me busy during the days of winter when the days are short and the weather is cold…
 
Looking for something to fill these days which are less busy with real estate activity than I need or want to admit...
 
Although I have been selling real estate for over 14 years, the truth of the matter is that a career in real estate sales can be very challenging…
 
There are no guarantees. No retirement plan. No health insurance. No benefits. And no salary…
 
My days are spent prospecting for new business. Meeting new people. Shaking hands. Networking…
 
I am good at this. I enjoy people and connecting. I do it well…
 
However as I sit this morning, I must be honest with myself and with you the reader...
 
Over the last several months, I simply haven’t been selling enough homes. I make no excuses…
 
I have not been showing enough homes to new buyers. I am not meeting with enough new sellers and taking on enough new listings…
 
Despite my best efforts, I am finding it increasingly difficult to stay on top of my obligations, and I am falling behind. This is a very uncomfortable place for me to be…
 
As you know, this year has been a rebuilding year for myself, my brand, and my business…
 
Through this rebuilding, I have found a belief in myself that I didn’t know existed. I am a more confident, caring, loving person then I have ever been…
 
I am happy with who I am, my abilities, and feel great looking in the mirror every day. For the first time, I can honestly say I love the person I see in the reflection…
 
And that is a wonderful feeling…
 
I have discovered skills within me that are opening new doors to me…
 
I have a gift for connecting. For communicating. I am open, honest, and relatable. Others find hope in my story, and that brings me great joy and meaning…
 
I still need to be realistic, however. I need to continue to regroup, rebuild, and live to fight another day...
 
For I am a survivor…
 
Yet I am also a work in progress. My story is not finished. There are many chapters left to be written, and I am excited to write them…
 
I look forward to today, tomorrow, next year, and the years that follow.
 
And I am ready to take on the challenges that life brings, for the challenges I am facing today are just an opportunity for my growth...
 
Ken
Comment balloon 8 commentsKen Tracy • December 02 2019 12:59PM
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