115. Steve Halpern Interview: Self-awareness, how to get out of your own way.


April 4, 2019

Back on the show today is Steve Halpern with Compass of New York City. He was the first commissioned agent to come from another company to Compass. He did the first $100k+ lease in New York City and the first multi-million dollar listing for Compass. Steve is best known for some of the most innovative, creative, and the best marketing among real estate agents in the country. In our first interview, episode 109, we talked about how risk is the real opportunity. Today, we talk about self-awareness, how to get out of your own way.

  • Steve talks about his biggest challenge as a real estate agent. (3:34)
  • Steve shares what motivates him. (11:16)
  • Steve explains how to take opportunities and leverage them to your benefit. (16:09)
  • Steve shares how he practices self-awareness. (19:46)
  • Steve talks about the role meditation plays in his life. (27:36)
  • Steve talks about goal setting and being dynamic. (33:10)
  • Steve talks about focusing your energy and emotions on the important things. (43:26)
  • Steve talks about limiting the amount of listings he does a year to keep his experience personal for his clients. (54:32)
  • Steve talks about being good at what you are good at and bringing in help for the things you need help with. (59:20)

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Take Away

“Listen to yourself and be self aware. It’s okay to have a bad day, but figure out how to conquer it.”

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