MIKE TURNER’S BLOG

Finding Success in Uncomfortable Places

Finding Success in Uncomfortable Places

  One of my first jobs as a kid (like many) was mowing lawns. My Dad was a teacher at the local college and had extra time in the summers. One summer he took over a friend’s landscaping business.   This was more than just a side job; he had a bunch of equipment...

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The Wolves of Real Estate

The Wolves of Real Estate

Hustle vs Hustler: Ask someone the first thing that comes to their mind when you say those two words. They’re so similar but elicit a sharply different reaction in our culture. Hustle is a highly valued trait. I respect hustle. When I see someone really giving it...

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The Unintentional Entrepreneur

The Unintentional Entrepreneur

Do you ever wonder what makes you tick, what makes you… you? Lately, I have been reflecting a lot about why I am the way I am. I believe the root of our character can sometimes be traced back to impactful memories we have of our parents and other influential people of...

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BUILDING MY TRIBE

BUILDING MY TRIBE

How My Adventures in the South Pacific Taught Me the Importance of Building a Tribe  Growing up I was fascinated with the Indiana Jones movies.  Watched the movies countless times. I loved how “Indy” went on these wild and fascinating adventures all over the world...

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How Sucking At School Made Me A Better Real Estate Agent

How Sucking At School Made Me A Better Real Estate Agent

Growing up on an island in Alaska was a cool adventure, but as a teenager all I could think about was getting off that rock. With only 13 miles of roads, the town just kept feeling smaller and smaller. Many of my friends were getting into bad habits and I might have...

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In Morocco I Felt Like A Movie Star

In Morocco I Felt Like A Movie Star

  It’s true—I stood next to a mostly naked Matthew McConaughey. I also dined with Penelope Cruz. Before your imagination gets carried away, let me tell you how I came to spend months rubbing elbows with movie stars, and what I learned from that experience.  ...

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My Deadliest Catch

My Deadliest Catch

    My Deadliest Catch Experience How fishing in Alaska influenced the person I am today   You might have seen that show on the Discovery Channel called Deadliest Catch. It takes place in the mass of water between Russia and western Alaska called the Bering...

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I’ve Been Beaten

I’ve Been Beaten

When Outworking Your Competition Doesn’t Lead to Outperforming Nobody likes to get beaten up. Even worse, getting beaten up and embarrassed in front of everyone you know.   It happened to me all the time in high school. Don’t worry—I wasn’t the victim. This was...

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Mike Turner

Mike Turner

Founder of Agent Entrepreneurs

Mike is the author of Agent Entrepreneurs – Every Agents Guide to What They Don’t Teach You in Real Estate School. Mike runs a real estate brokerage and consulting firm, hosts a weekly radio show on real estate, and is the founder of a media company that produced two New York Times bestselling books. Mike’s passion is building businesses and traveling the world with his family, so he does both. When he’s not remote-working from an exotic location overseas, Mike lives with his amazing wife and two wonderful daughters in Boise, Idaho.

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