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It’s great to be a real estate agent right now, as the country is experiencing phenomenal growth. Multiple listings are rising, house prices are increasing, and the average number of days on the market is decreasing. Despite the uncertainty surrounding the stock market, the residential real estate sector is still holding its ground.

Even though it’s great to be a top producer, there are still areas where you can improve. Having the right people around you can help you improve and grow. There are plenty of people who have successfully done it and can provide valuable advice and guidance. Where can you find that advice though? Well, watch a few TED Talks. Here are some of the best TED Talks to help realtors find inspiration in 2022.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance – Angela Lee Duckworth

Even though you can make a lot of sales with little effort, you need to have some measure of grit to get through the real estate business. In this TED Talk, Angela Lee Duckworth, a former corporate consultant who became a 7th-grade math teacher, talks about the importance of perseverance and how it can help individuals get through their various endeavors. This is a great talk not only for real estate agents but practically anyone.

How to Spot a Liar – Pamela Meyer

While from 2011, Pamela Meyer’s talk about the importance of being able to spot a liar in the market is still incredibly useful. In most cases, there are more sharks than people in the real estate industry. Being able to spot a bad deal is very important, as it can lead to losing money and damaging your reputation.

In this talk, Pamela Meyer, a certified fraud examiner, and author shares her tips and tricks for being able to spot a liar in the market. These can help keep you and your clients protected from the damaging effects of running into a scam artist.

The Four-Letter Code to Selling Anything – Derek Thompson

The ability to sell is very important to your success in the real estate industry. Aside from selling properties, you also need to be able to communicate effectively with buyers. Having the right knowledge about the market and the people who live in the area you serve is also very important.

Derek Thompson, an editor at The Atlantic, shares the four-letter code that will help you sell anything, even yourself. This can be used to help you sell a charming 3-bedroom home in Hawaii or convince a seller to give you their listing.