253: The First 3 Years- Pain, Balance, Freedom

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253: The First 3 Years- Pain, Balance, Freedom


Recently on a Mastermind call, Vincent Pugliese talked about the three-year journey everyone goes through in their business. I want to share it with you and how it has worked in my real estate business. I hope it encourages you and helps you in your struggle. Vincent describes the first year of any business as pain—the struggles of starting a business and everything that goes into that. The second year is trying to find balance, and the third year on is where you can begin to find some freedom. I found it interesting because my real estate business is three years old, going on four, my podcast is going on two years, and the membership community is not even a year old. I didn’t plan to, but I’ve added something new every year and it makes me wonder what’s in store for the next 12 months. But I’ve seen each of these stages with my business—pain, balance, and freedom. That first year was spent working a lot, trying to make money. In the second year the income was there, but I was trying to balance work, family, and faith—how to spend my time. Now I’ve managed to find that freedom that allows me to do pretty much whatever I want to do. I really want to encourage you—I know how hard the pain of that first year is. You’ll figure out a system and you’ll start to get some balance and then you’ll move into that third year of freedom. Don’t be discouraged—you’ll get there—and one day that business will run like a well-oiled machine.

Podcast edited by Kenny Carfagno.

Show notes and blog posts are created by Jennifer Harshman and RealtorEmails. John Schuchman is a licensed REALTOR® in Lancaster, PA, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty and a part of the Andrew Welk Group. The opinions shared on this show represent the opinions & values of John Schuchman and do not necessarily represent the opinions & values of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty. The opinions & ideas shared in this podcast do not guarantee or promise any results of success to the listener.

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