It Takes Action Not Luck to Become A Successful Real Estate Investor
There is no such thing as luck in real estate investing. It’s not luck when you’re out there looking for something, and it happens. That’s about being educated. That’s about knowing what you’re looking for and acting on it. I always say, there are opportunities around us every single day. It all comes down to:
- If we recognize the opportunity
- Whether or not we educate ourselves and take action
When you’ve educated yourself, can recognize opportunities, and understand how to take action with your knowledge and turn it into deals it is not luck. That’s all skill. That’s learning skills and applying the knowledge to get results. That’s working smart. We always say you can work hard, or you can work smart. Which would you rather do?
Work Smarter Not Harder
Working smart means that you apply yourself and focus on learning all of the information available about becoming a successful real estate investor. If you put forth this effort, you will be able to focus on results, not time.
- Efficiency – to work efficiently you need to prioritize. What is the most important thing you need to focus on? Start with that and try and resist the temptation to multi-task. Working on your most important tasks first will prevent you from taking up that time working on activities that won’t help further your business.
- Wasting time – this goes along with efficiency. It is very easy to set your sights on the tasks that are easy—but these might not be activities that will help your business.
- Focus on results, not time – measure your progress by looking at your results. They will speak for themselves.
- Automate – this is a key to success as your business grows. Automating your business saves time and allows you to put your focus on growth. Systems like ProfitGrabber can help you automate many of your business activities.
Get out of Your Comfort Zone
You will be nervous when you first start. Heck, even seasoned investors still get nervous sometimes. The key is knowing how to get out of your own way. When you start feeling self-doubt and asking “can I really do this?” you need to be ready to say “Yes, I absolutely can do this.”
It takes effort on your part to get out there, to raise your hand and to start saying, hey this is what I have accomplished so far, and this is the next step I need to take. Recognizing this will take luck out of the equation, and you will reach success on your own merits.