Real estate, like many other businesses, is a team sport. Entrepreneurs can’t do everything alone because everybody has their limitations. This is why it is so important to work with the right group of people who not only support your strengths but also compensate for your weakness. This may sound easy, however, getting a synchronized, balanced team together is not simple. Our guest today, Tatiana Mersiadis’s, superpower is building teams, and she’s here to share some of her insights with us. In this episode, we learn about where Tatiana came from and how her background as an educator has paved the way for her social entrepreneurship. We also learn that before you can build a good team, you as a leader, have to look within yourself and do the hard work.
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Teams are often fueled by egos rather than true meritocracy, which is why leaders must reflect on themselves first. We also learn more about the abundance and scarcity mindsets and how this affects teams, the importance of relationship equity, and taking the time to build relational relationships rather than transactional ones. Along with this, Tatiana also sheds some light on the incredible way that she gives back. Tatiana has some amazing advice, and we learned so much from her. Be sure to tune in today!
Key Points From This Episode:
- Tatiana’s background, the moment that changed everything, and what’s she up to now.
- Why having a strong, supportive team where people can flourish is important.
- How Tatiana works on her abundance mentality and pushes herself out of her comfort zone.
- Learn more about how mindset training is the most important part of team building.
- Find out the three big aspects of her life that Tatiana worked on to change everything.
- When to hire a team and why having relationship equity is crucial to a well-functioning team.
- How Tatiana tackles execution and results with her teams and the tools she uses.
- A recent business improvement, a contributor to Tatiana’s success, and giving back.
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About Tatiana Mersiadis
After a successful 35-year career in education, Tatiana Mersiadis found herself wanting more. She has so much to give and it’s important for her to leave a legacy behind that will continue for generations to come. She truly believes that when humanity competes to bring out the good, the best in each other, this is the love that can create the impossible. Seeing Africa for the first time in 2018 brought out the best in her and LY2NK Foundation is an extension of her wanting to make a global difference. LY2NK Foundation mentors and teaches the skills inherent in leadership and teamwork which helps build up longevity and legacy within organizations making them wise opportunities in which to invest your emotional capital.
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