206. Amanda Jordan: How To Manage Your Career Like A Business
Today I’m talking to Amanda Field Jordan,
an Associate Broker at Sotheby’s International Realty and the #1 Sotheby's International Realty team for 16 years running, The Field Team. The Field Team is a global team based in Manhatten and founded by Amanda’s mother, real estate icon, and former Jere Metcalf Podcast guest, Nikki Field.
Prior to joining Sotheby’s International Realty, Amanda spent five years at The Capstone Partnership, where her main focus was on recruiting senior executives for Investment Banking, Corporate Strategy, and Business Development positions. Prior to Capstone, Amanda was at Morgan Stanley for seven years where she served as a Vice President and headed the Sales, Trading, and Research talent acquisition unit for both executives and campus hires.
Amanda shares her experiences, what she has learned and how she saw and harnessed opportunities joining The Field Team. We talk about, “How To Manage Your Career Like A Business”
03:16 - Amanda Field Jordan: From the corporate world to The Field Team
05:01 - Looking at the world of real estate from the corporate lense
10:39 - Amanda’s biggest AHA moment
17:05 - The importance of reading people in any industry
22:38 - What it means to be on a team
35:34 - Forecasting model: how to forecast accurately without overcomplicating it
43:57 - Amanda shares advice on leading a team (it’s about the vision)
53:55 - The final 3
Resources / People Mentioned:
- The Field Team
- Nikki Field & Amanda Jordan Interview
- Morgan Stanley
- Eric Lavey
- Nikki Field
- Elon Musk
- Ritz Carlton model
- Gary Vaynerchuk
- Mara Flash Blum
- Silvia Wong
- Strengths-Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow by Tom Rath & Barry Conchie
- Ninja Selling: Subtle Skills. Big Results by Larry Kendall
"The first and most important, you have to work hard for yourself.
Talk to as many people as possible in your industry, outside of your industry, in your city, outside of your city. Learn as much as you possibly can.
People are your best asset"
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