The Agents Lounge Podcast, hosted by Nate and Francisco, delves into the world of real estate with industry expert Brad Graves in their latest episode titled “From Law Enforcement to Real Estate and Plumbing: Stories of Career Transitions and Success” Providing invaluable insights, Brad shares personal experiences and strategies that have shaped his successful career and offers practical advice for professionals in the field.
In this thought-provoking episode, Brad Graves recounts his journey from being a high-ranking agent with a big ego to embracing humility and accountability in his business practices. Reflecting on his visit to California for a coaching session with Graham, he shares, “I was among the lowest ranked individuals in the room, surrounded by hardworking ‘grinders’ who made me realize the importance of staying humble and continuously improving.”
In a fascinating twist, Brad identifies the benefits and job demand found in the trades – HVAC, plumbing, and iron work. He emphasizes how these industries have a constant influx of customers, eliminating the need for extensive marketing efforts. He further notes, “Customers come to them rather than them having to actively seek out clients,” highlighting the reliability and stability found in these sectors.