A Business Plan Supports More Than Your Professional Goals

Hear how two real estate trainers help agents at their companies work self-care into their annual real estate “roadmap.”
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As you prepare for the year ahead, are you creating a business plan for 2023 that not only supports your professional growth but also your work-life balance? Two REALTORS® who lead agent development at their companies discuss how to use your annual business “roadmap” to set expectations for both your job and your life.

Bobbi Howe

Bobbi Howe, CRS, is the COO for RE/MAX Regional Services, serving 240 offices in 7 states, and a second-generation real estate professional with over 24 years of experience. She was the 2021 president of the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® and serves as the treasurer-elect for Missouri REALTORS®. She has served on the National Association of REALTORS® Executive Committee and as the chair of the Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee and Young Professionals Network. She is passionate about mental health for those in the real estate industry. In her spare time, she loves running marathons and being an association junkie.

Brittany Wrenn

Brittany Wrenn is vice president of agent development at Coldwell Banker Realty in Oak Brook, Ill. She assists agents with business planning and strategy, coaching and education, and development. In addition, she is passionate about reducing the amount of burnout in real estate and increasing the industry retention rate, along with long-term career happiness. She is the founder of Beyond the Sale, which provides resources to real estate professionals that support their physical, emotional and mental well-being as they build and maintain their career. A regular contributor to REALTOR® Magazine, Brittany strives to elevate the conversation about wellness in the real estate industry.

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Writing a Business Plan

Writing a business plan may seem challenging, but the right framework can create a solid foundation for your business and keep you on track.

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