Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Kirk Hawkins, California Real Estate Broker, located in West Hollywood, CA, USA.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
I'm a licensed Real Estate Broker, and I work with buyers and sellers across California.
Tell us about yourself
After more than 15 years in TV news, I really wanted to make a tangible difference in people's lives. I love helping clients navigate the ups and downs of real estate transactions to get the best result.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
I have been very fortunate to have sold more than 111 properties worth more than $125 million across California.
What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?
I would say the hardest thing about being a business owner is also one of the biggest benefits of being a business owner. Since no one else is managing you, you control how hard you work and how successful you are. It's all up to you!
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
The biggest tip I would give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business is to get ready to work harder than you've ever worked before, but also be prepared to be fulfilled and grateful for the opportunity. When you love what you do, it doesn't feel like work.
Is there anything else you'd like to share?
I have never been so happy and grateful in my entire life. There's a lot of risk with making a move like this, but there are also plentiful rewards!
Where can people find you and your business?
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