John & Stephanie McCloskey

John & Stephanie McCloskey

John and Stephanie McCloskey run Get Real Estate Training to activate engagement and leadership competencies in agents and provide coaching for real estate business owners.
  • Elite Agent

    Waste Not, Want Not: The Revolving Door of Real Estate

    As a leader, your greatest assets are your time and your people. You need to make the most of both, say John and Stephanie McCloskey. WITH 80 PER cent of new entrants to real estate gone within 18 months, it seems that some businesses should just have a revolving door! The old approach of ‘you’ve got a desk, you’ve got a phone, …

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    Grow Together, Grow Your Business

    John McCloskey recalls the ‘shock’ of going from being a listing and selling agent to being a manager, and then principal of an agency. Gone was the constant drive for personal results, and in its place was a never-ending process of back-patting and encouraging others. What should you expect if you are planning the same move? THE MOVE from being a listing and selling agent to being a manager can be a bit of a shock to the system. …

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    Moments of Truth

    Successful implementation of the company vision is a sign of great leadership. John and Stephanie McCloskey share how to turn your vision into reality, starting with an honest examination of customer experience. In our last article we floated the idea of a company vision. A great leader is one who can take that vision and turn it into something meaningful, something the whole company can buy into. …

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    All Aboard!

    Do you know where you’re going in your business, and do your team know which direction you’re headed? It’s up to you to provide the beacon for navigation with an agreed Vision Statement, driving the right types of winning behaviour in your team. WE LOVE the song Ship of Fools by World Party. It’s a reasonable commentary on how some real estate agencies once operated. …

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    Bring Out Their Best

    John and Stephanie McCloskey discuss why a softer and more involved approach to management can lead to happier and more productive employees. AS A LEADER, if you want a thriving business today you must be much more involved in the growth of your people. Engagement and transparency are the new buzzwords where a collaborative team drives the business, based around the agreed vision of the leader. …

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