Bringing a Unique Perspective
Like many women in real estate, Christina entered the profession seeking a better life, led by the desire to spend more quality time with her children. But, becoming a senior leader in real estate is a challenging path, and many women hesitate because they fear giving up everything else in their lives to reach the top, feels Christina. “The truth is, you don’t have to choose between a successful career and a fulfilling personal life. I’m living proof of that, and I want to empower more women to do the same,” she states.
Apart from a diverse perspective and adaptability, there are numerous advantages to being a woman in real estate. Christina says, “Our empathetic and exceptional communication skills allow us to build genuine connections and trust with our clients, leading to fruitful and enduring relationships. Our attention to detail ensures transactions run smoothly and error-free. We excel at networking, and creating valuable connections that open doors to partnerships and growth.”
As a woman in real estate, Christina has embraced her role as a mentor and advocate for others, empowering them to find their path to success. This commitment to helping others has enriched not only her journey but also elevated the industry as a whole. While challenges may exist, she is passionate about recognizing and leveraging the advantages women bring to real estate to create a more inclusive and prosperous future for all.
Today, not only is Christina blessed with four amazing children, but she also relishes every moment with them. Despite managing a booming career in real estate, she makes sure that she actively participates in their school events, serves as a room mom, bakes cookies, and creates cherished memories as they travel and explore the world together. Finding herself has also allowed Christina to connect with countless other women from a multitude of backgrounds and professions.
Fostering Future Leaders
Developing a success-oriented mindset is paramount for any modern leader and as an industry leader, Christina believes that a positive and motivated mindset is the cornerstone of individual and team achievement. “It’s not just about the tasks at hand; it’s about the collective mindset that shapes the culture and direction of an organization,” she states.
To truly harness the potential of a team, leaders need to take the time to get to know their employees on a deeper level. Understanding their “why” and purpose is the key to unlocking their full potential. When employees feel that their work aligns with their values and aspirations, they become more engaged, motivated, and committed to the organization’s success.
Christina believes in leading by example, and she demonstrates her mindset for growth which the rest of her team follows. Clear communication of objectives, followed by empowerment of individual employees allows them to create their paths to success. Through regular feedback and recognition, Christina has cultivated a positive culture of collaboration, innovation, and inclusivity where her employees can thrive personally and professionally.
“My journey in real estate has taught me that success is not just an achievement; it’s a mindset, a lifestyle, and a relentless pursuit of a life by design. My passion and commitment to this belief continue to drive me forward, and I’m excited to continue empowering others on their paths to success in the world of real estate,” concjludes Christina Kokologiannakis.