Technology has changed how real estate agents do business, and not necessarily for the better. On today’s podcast with relationship-building expert Patrick Galvin, we discuss how to use technology as a tool for making meaningful connections, not as a crutch. Patrick also offers advice on public speaking, video marketing, and more. Plus, he shares the most important rule for building business relationships from his top-rated book, The Connector’s Way.
Listen to today’s show and learn:
- Why relationships matter [2:26]
- How to leverage technology to build relationships [7:04]
- Why faster isn’t necessarily better [10:02]
- What today’s agents are doing wrong [11:58]
- Patrick’s advice on community advocacy [15:35]
- Easy ways to really connect with digital contacts [19:04]
- Product recommendations for making videos [27:36]
- How to become a great public speaker [29:37]
- How Patrick wrote The Connector’s Way [30:58]
- The most important rule for building a business relationship [38:28]
- One question that will help you grow relationships [42:10]
- How to break through your goals.
- Plus so much more.
Patrick Galvin is an accomplished presenter, TEDx speaker, author and chief galvanizer of The Galvanizing Group, a speaking, coaching and consulting company in Portland, Oregon that helps high-performance companies and teams galvanize repeat and referred business through better relationships. Applying the principles of his best-selling book, The Connector’s Way: A Story About Building Business One Relationship at a Time, Patrick educates and motivates while giving audiences practical strategies, ideas and tools to create the connections that galvanize success.
A professional speaker and a past president of the Oregon Chapter of the National Speakers Association, Patrick has received enthusiastic testimonials for his keynote presentations, breakout sessions, workshops and webinars for organizations throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe.
Patrick wrote The Connector’s Way: A Story About Building Business One Relationship at a Time, a bestselling parable about a struggling business owner who discovers seven simple yet effective ways to cultivate relationships in the real world and online and uses them to fuel his success.
Patrick has an MBA in international marketing from Thunderbird, one of the world’s top-ranked international business programs. After graduating, he worked for an industrial and agricultural equipment manufacturer building a profitable sales network throughout Canada and South America where none had existed prior. He subsequently became president of his family’s furniture stores. Under his leadership, sales rose 300% in three years.
Patrick graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service. He received a Rotary International Scholarship for postgraduate studies at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Today, he is an active member of the Rotary Club of Portland where he has served in various leadership positions, including the club’s Charitable Trust Board, Travel Fellowship and Membership Engagement Committees. Patrick was a featured speaker at the 2015 Rotary International Convention in São Paulo, Brazil and a TEDx speaker at TEDxMcMinnville in McMinnville, Oregon in 2020.
Patrick, his wife, and their daughter live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest where they enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, swimming, running, and camping. In addition to his native English, Patrick is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
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