Posts in Office Management
From Assistant to Operations Manager: How to Promote Your Real Estate Business’ Secret Weapon

How do you know whether you should promote your assistant to a managerial position? And what should you expect in doing so? Below, we’ve outlined some of the main differences between an assistant and operations manager, as well as what you can expect in making the transition.  

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How to let go of tasks and delegate || Real Estate Team Building

If you are a micromanager or you know that you need to learn how to let go and delegate to your team so that you can grow in your role this video is for you. Today I’m going to share five strategies that helped me transition from being the "Jill of All Trades" in my business to being the leader of a highly effective team.

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Transaction Coordinator vs Transaction Manager Job Description

At its core, a transaction coordinator is responsible for assisting a real estate agent with the administrative duties that occur during the contract-to-close process. They're the ones who are responsible for the paperwork, compliance, and communication between all parties so that the deal runs smoothly.

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Interview | Virtual Executive Assistant Liza Lambert

In this interview, Liza, Pro REA Staffing’s Super Star EA is in the interview seat for a wide-ranging interview that both executive assistants AND hiring managers will appreciate. Learn how Liza “manages-up” and stays ahead of a boss who doesn’t always follow the established systems. Listen to her approach to building an Operations Manual that people actually use, on-boarding hire hires, supporting multiple people with different work styles, and her strategies for keeping the communication flowing in a virtual office environment.

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Learning the Language of Leadership: How to Communicate Effectively With Your Team

If you haven’t yet taken the plunge by hiring an Executive Assistant, it’s possible that one of the things holding you back is the fear of becoming a boss. It’s a huge responsibility! And part of that fear likely stems from not knowing whether you’ll communicate well with your new hire. Suddenly you will need to delegate, provide constructive feedback, and hold someone accountable.

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20 Rules for Succeeding as a Team

These are my “golden rules” for working together as an agent / assistant team however these concepts could really be applied to any boss / assistant relationship. I believe that a great assistant “manages up” and a great boss sets the goals, priorities and standards for the company, and then focuses on production related activities while their staff handles the rest.

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