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Interviews from the best and brightest minds in the real estate industry. We cover topics like Investing, listings, buyers, brokerage, technology, entrepreneurship and so much more. Brought to you by KevinandFred.com

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Good Ideas Are Killing You: The One Business Be...
Owning a brokerage is a doorway to many great things, but what happens when that starts to hinder your excellence in the areas you really care about? That’s where Keith Riddle found himself. After becoming an indie brokerage owner, almost by accident, he realized he didn’t have to control everything to be successful.
35 min
2
Signs of a Messed Up Mindset & How to Start Thi...
Today, Chris Bowers and I discuss this and the power of challenging our thoughts and mindsets.
41 min
3
The Brutally Simple Reason Why You’re Not Profi...
Profit - it’s the whole entire point that we run businesses. For such a critical, and even fundamental topic, agents will talk about everything else but whether or not they are making a profit, and there’s a reason.
47 min
4
Hiring Screw Ups That Are Definitely Tanking Yo...
In the conversation about scaling our real estate businesses, systems come up a lot, but that’s not the first and most important thing. Systems come a distant second to people, because ultimately, how can we step out of specific roles and tasks if we have no one to hand them off to?
34 min
5
Steal These Investing Ideas From Warren Buffett...
Today, Brian goes through his top takeaways from taking a deep dive into these investor newsletters.
51 min
6
People want to be shocked! Chris Igoe On the Ul...
Anytime an agent gets an appointment from a cold call, it’s like walking into a war zone. They don’t know you, like you or trust you, so they aren’t exactly warm and fuzzy when you go and meet them…unless they’ve already viewed a ton of your...
46 min
7
From Ideation to Implementation: The Real Estat...
In real estate, agents, teams and business models don’t fit in one box, but we constantly fall into the trap of doing things one specific way. People start teams because it’s the next indicated step, what everyone else is doing or an ego boost,...
45 min
8
Justin Nelson On Overcoming Leverage Limiting B...
We may not see it this way, but real estate isn’t as risky as we think. In fact, in many ways, we’re conditioned against taking risks, and that’s why leverage is such a hard concept for the majority of our industry. Think about the restaurant...
33 min
9
Ben Kinney On Mastering Boredom, Market Predict...
“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” On any given day, we’re walking a tightrope between success and failure, but when we’re in a good market and a time of abundance, we don’t see how thin that line is....
47 min
10
Dustin Brohm’s 2024 Predictions: Market Recover...
2023 was rough for a lot of people. Agents and teams were selling less homes. Pending transactions hit their lowest number in 2 decades, and most pipelines were drier than ever before. On top of that, the NAR lawsuit verdicts shook things up for the...
74 min
11
Todd Bookspan Is Back: Lessons From 2023, Inten...
At this time of the year, people tend to get more reflective about the last 12 months. December 31st hangs over our heads, and this imaginary finish line forces us to really think about what we’ve accomplished, and what we want for ourselves next...
58 min
12
Remembering Rick Geha
With most of the people I see who have over 30 years in the business, it shows on their faces. I’m excited everyday, I look forward to my day, I look forward to meeting great people in the business everyday. -Rick Geha    I’m reminded of...
10 min
13
Challenge Your Beliefs Often: The Cheat Code Fo...
Whether it’s a traditional real estate team, an investment portfolio or a fulfilling life - building anything great is a process of constantly asking ourselves big questions and challenging whatever we believe. It’s really easy to copycat our way...
55 min
14
$22 Million From a Facebook Group: How Laura Gr...
The gift of real estate is that we can generate leads the way we want, as long as we systematize it. Not everyone in real estate wants to cold call, door knock and have a business that relies on speed-to-lead. Some agents don’t want to do open...
27 min
15
Outwork Any Problem: Daryl Owen On Indie Broker...
To have staying power in real estate, mindset and the ability to pivot is key. We have to be willing to make big changes to our models, and have the courage to do things differently. The problem is: many business owners get their identity so wrapped...
37 min
16
No Days Off: Do Hard Things & Ways to Increase ...
In today’s special episode of the podcast, we’re bringing you into two episodes of No Days Off, Brian Gubernick’s show. If you care about getting better, there’s no such thing as taking time off from the things that allow you to grow and reach...
20 min
17
Dustin Runyon Returns: Lessons From Robert Gree...
When you look at successful and influential authors like Robert Greene and Ryan Holiday, it’s easy to think they are geniuses whose greatness comes easy to them. This gives us an excuse not to put effort into achieving what we want. In order to...
65 min
18
Shonna Ruble On The “Smack-in-the-Face” Moment ...
In an industry that celebrates making rain, GCI, units and volume, it’s really easy to lose sight of why we got into real estate in the first place. Most of us got into this for our families and for freedom to spend time with them. Unfortunately,...
44 min
19
Greg Whitmire on Outlasting the Real Estate Win...
Real estate and mortgage are businesses where we can earn more by doubling down on the thing we know (production) or force growth through other people. Agents and LOs often choose the former, so they take steps away from buying back their time,...
51 min
20
Syed Mohsin On Becoming Our Own Zillow and the ...
In real estate, whoever controls the leads, controls the business - they call the shots. The rise of online lead sites like Zillow Flex means another way to generate leads, but also another entity making a claim on our earnings. The fact that a...
37 min
21
Dr. Benjamin Hardy On Why 10X is Easier Than 2X...
“Our past determines our present and our future” - that’s what most of us have been taught and what we believe. What if this concept is entirely wrong? What if our future determines our present and our present determines our past? We frame time...
62 min
22
What Brokers Know That Agents Don’t: Crockpot M...
In real estate, there’s 2 governing philosophies. Earn more by selling more or buy back time and treat it as a business. In simpler terms - microwave money vs. crockpot money. You’re either cheating by taking more listings or seeking ways to earn...
72 min
23
Vija Williams On Solving Your Upper Limit Probl...
Whether we know it or not - all human beings have an internal thermostat, a certain level of abundance, joy or success we’re calibrated to. If we’re not careful, that level can make us blow up our lives and self-sabotage when we get everything...
41 min
24
Michael LaFido On the Limiting Beliefs That Kee...
From an average home to an ultra-luxury mansion, there are 5 buckets of listings agents can go after. For many of us, the idea of breaking into the luxury niche is intimidating as hell. Agents will wait years to take a higher price point listing, or...
24 min
25
Kamille Rose Taylor On Feeling Worthy of Your C...
We’re all equipped with natural strengths, abilities and things that come easy to us. Those things are powerful clues to our calling. Unfortunately, when we go through the journey of unearthing that calling, imposter syndrome walks right beside it....
60 min