By the time he graduated from the University of Florida at Tampa, Josh Dotoli knew he was an entrepreneur at heart. Having worked with a mentor who managed and rehabbed properties, he believed real estate was his calling, and he quickly proved the point in his first successful year with a boutique firm in Fort Lauderdale.
Recruited four years ago by Compass Real Estate after six successful years with another high-end company, he and his wife, Dayana, whom he had met in the industry, decided to combine their skills in a concerted drive to grow and scale their business.
As rewarding as it can be to lead your own real estate team, it can be lonely at the top. You may be surrounded by people, but they may not be able to fully appreciate the unique challenges of leading a team. You can quickly start to feel unsupported and adrift.
Fortunately, there are ways to diminish these feelings of isolation. Use these four strategies to overcome the loneliness of leadership.
1. Connect with other leaders