Have you ever been shortchanged by shortcuts? Aaron Hendon shares why you need to rethink the status quo and start living an intentional life to get ahead. Topics in today's episode include: growing up in an entrepreneurial family, re-inventing yourself, the world of real estate, seeing the world from your customers point of view, rethinking the status quo, using entrepreneurship as a tool to take back your life, and much more.
Aaron Hendon is a Seattle Realtor, real estate investor, author, educator and speaker. He is managing partner of Christine & Company, a Seattle Magazine awarded, Five Star Real Estate Agent winning team for the past 6 years and an individual Rising Star in Seattle Real Estate winner.
Bringing together a diverse background and history including transformational leadership, entrepreneurial start ups and traditional cold calling sales, Aaron and his team consistently outperform the local market, selling homes for over 5% more than local market averages.
Born in New York, Aaron graduated SUNY Purchase with a BFA in 1997. Discovering his fine art degree made him eligible to work in the foodservice industry anywhere in the country, he headed out to New Mexico immediately after school. He eventually found his stride opening a real New York bagel shop in Albuquerque, selling it 9 years later as a business grossing over $1,000,000 annually.
In 2000 he found his way to the Pacific Northwest and now lives on a small island off the coast of Seattle with his brilliant wife, Kael, his two brilliant children, Leela and Jonah and his adoring, if not exactly brilliant, Golden Doodle, Rozy. He has just published his latest book, Shortchanged by Shortcuts? 44 Surprising Ways People Rip Themselves Off When Buying or Selling Their Home.
Interview Segments - This is where you can find each section of the interview.
Intro / About Aaron: 1:93 minutes
Interview: 4:51 minutes
Rapid Rire Questions: 40:08 minutes