Tips for Productive Agents: Training Resources & The Benefits of Time Blocking

Every real estate agent knows proper training and continuing education is key to staying at the top of your game and being the best possible resource for your clients. From understanding the legalities of Tennessee property sales to keeping abreast of the latest technologies and productivity techniques, finding the right resources can be overwhelming. At Benchmark Realty, we offer our agents access to a monthly training program with classes ranging from the basics of the Tennessee Association of REALTORS (TAR) electronic forms to programs designed to help our agents become more productive. One of the productivity skills we focus on is time blocking, a time management technique that helps our agents maximize every hour of their day to help them set and achieve their business goals. Step 1: Identify Your Goals Start each day with identifying your number one priority—that single task that can make everything else on your to-do list easier. Maybe it’s pulling together possible new homes for a client or sending out an email to your database to keep yourself top-of-mind. Whatever it is, commit to getting it done without interruptions. Step 2: Structure Your Schedule Around Your Goals Working without distraction can be easier said than [...]