The Safety Series: Coping With the Loneliness of Entrepreneurship

Listen as two experts explain how they create safe spaces for real estate professionals to express themselves and find community.

Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely experience. You are solely responsible for everything that happens with your business, and that kind of pressure can feel heavy at times. Real estate professionals, who are small business owners, need a safe space to express themselves and find camaraderie around common challenges and goals. Taking care of your mental wellness is part of practicing safety. Host Tracey Hawkins speaks with two experts who are creating these spaces for real estate professionals.

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Meet the guests:

Adam Rodell

Adam Rodell is an agent with RE/MAX Select One in Huntington Beach, Calif., who helped launch the REALTOR® and Affiliate Wellness Group by Orange County REALTORS®, a support group for members who are struggling with personal- or work-related stress, anxiety, depression or addiction. Other REALTOR® organizations in California are launching their own chapters of The RAW Group. Rodell served as the 2022 president of Orange County REALTORS® and has been a director for the California Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.

Jennifer Cassetta

Jennifer Cassetta is a keynote speaker who motivates and inspires teams behind global brands to become black belt leaders through wellness and leadership programming. She uses her background as a 3rd degree black belt and health and high performance coach to create engaging and empowering programming that helps audiences break through barriers. Her experiential and transformative programs have been hosted by Apple, American Airlines, American Express, Nike and Visa.

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About the Host

Tracey Hawkins

Tracey Hawkins, also known as “Tracey, the Safety Lady,” is a former real estate agent who founded her own safety education program, Safety and Security Source, in 1995. Hawkins is a content creator who teaches 12 interactive safety classes that she wrote herself. She teaches agents to stay safe and build their businesses by protecting the consumer. She teaches brokerages how to reduce liability. Hawkins has written expert safety content for REALTOR® Magazine and other national real estate publications, including RISMedia, Inman and The Close.