Brian Ellwood – Fire Yourself | 408


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Brian Ellwood, a real estate entrepreneur and author of Fire Yourself, virtually flips 70 Tennessee properties per year from Colorado and owns and manages dozens of rentals. On today’s episode of Thought Leader Thursday, Brian shares tips on how to hire your own acquisition manager, how to manage and compensate them, how to avoid hiring mistakes, and much, much more!

Brian Ellwood

What You Will Learn About Brian Ellwood – Fire Yourself:

  • Why Brian wrote Fire Yourself
  • Brian’s secret weapon for getting lots of deals (and free time)
  • Why Brian initially decided to hire an acquisition manager
  • A trick to look cool if you don’t have an office
  • What Brian was looking for in an acquisition manager
  • How to narrow down the candidates for a job position
  • How to stop your acquisition manager from doing deals behind your back
  • What type of person makes a good acquisition manager
  • How to compensate your acquisition manager (hint: it’s creative)
  • How to hold an acquisition manager accountable
  • The mistake that caused Brian’s one bad hire

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