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I am a leader serving others by helping them find, maximize and increase their highest good and purpose in life and business. I specialize in understanding and maximizing the inner workings of companies. I help them increase their value proposition to the consumer and help find ways to increase profits. I am also able to help that person transitioning into becoming an entrepreneur or making the best of the journey once you are on the path. And the most important, helping to find the best ways for the company or individual to create more happiness, joy and fulfillment in business and life!

BIO

Business and lifestyle consultant, as well as author, Steve Rodgers has a knack for bringing out the best in people. As he sees it, “I am leader helping others discover, maximize, and increase their highest good and purpose in life and business.”

Steve’s sense of commitment is strikingly evident in the business sphere. Embracing challenges big and small, he consistently finds a way to maximize the inner workings of companies. But you needn’t be a powerhouse business to share in the good fortune. Many a first-time entrepreneur has discovered the road to success thanks to Steve’s rock-solid guidance. Every positive impact he makes is a windfall from his overriding goal: find the best ways for companies or individuals to increase their happiness and fulfillment on all levels.

A passion for nurturing success always has been Steve’s hallmark. While he was CEO/President of San Diego’s Real Living Lifestyles Real Estate franchise, his inspiration helped ignite the company’s phenomenal growth. Steve also served as President and CEO of Prudential California Realty. A division of Berkshire Hathaway affiliate Home Services America, Prudential California had generated over $25 billion in sales at its peak. Steve was a major force guiding the company and its 4,600 agents to this milestone.

Steve started with Berkshire Hathaway as a branch manager, rising through all Exec positions and to the CEO position in only 10 years. During this period, he had was in various meetings, events and social functions with Warren Buffet and the numerous associates and high-caliber leaders that form his inner circle.

When not inspiring and motivating others, Steve enjoys giving back to both the business and civic communities. He has served on several National Association of Realtors committees, as well as the boards of various title, escrow, and mortgage companies. On the civic side, he contributes year-round to schools, charities, community events, and many other worthy causes. In 2009, the North San Diego Chamber of Commerce named him Corporate Citizen of the Year.

An accomplished speaker, Steve has shared the stage with a diversity of acclaimed leaders such as noted author and Fortune 500 International coach Marshall Goldsmith, and Allan Dalton, the former CEO of Realtor.com. The esteemed list also includes John Assaraf, Brian Tracy, Greg Reid, and Mark Victor Hansen, all of whom have distinguished themselves as authors, speakers, thought leaders, and filmmakers.

Steve is happily married with two grown children and several grandchildren. Along with a robust family life, he enjoys a wide range of interests such as traveling, boating, yoga, kung fu, the arts, films, and biking. When adventure calls, his answer is a day of skydiving or white water rafting.

Steve rounds out his business and personal life with an unwavering commitment to spiritual development and inner growth. To that end, he is a devoted practitioner of meditation, yoga, and kung fu.

Steve invites you to connect with him and share in his positive energy at steverodgersblog.com

Specialties: Real Estate, mortgage, consulting, coaching, public speaking, training, mergers/acquisitions, marketing & internet, franchise & branding, start-ups, new business models, CEO & executive leadership, and inspiration.

 

Previously  CEO/PRESIDENT/PARTNER OF Real Living LIFESTYLES Real Estate

A proven leader in the Real Estate industry for nearly 20 years, Steve Rodgers currently serves as CEO/President/Partner of the new Real Living Lifestyles real estate franchise. The Real Living company is a full-service real estate brokerage with an industry-leading suite of tools and resources for Real Estate professionals and their clients. The Real Living brand and it’s innovative concepts were recognized as one of the best by Entrepreneur Magazine, won the Inman Innovator Award and was named “The Most Promising National Brand” by Swanpol TRENDS Report.

Steve brings his entreprenurial spirit, incredible track record and forward thinking to Real Living Lifestyles company; Steve’s goals for Real Living Lifestyles include growing integrated real estate technology and tools complete with lifestyle services, to create a truly multi-dimensional and full-service real estate entity. Additionally, Steve will be helping Real Living Real Estate, the parent company, with area development alliance, growing and developing the franchise in the Southern California regions, including South Riverside and Orange Counties.

Previous to that, Steve headed up Windermere Exclusive Properties, where, in only two years, he and the outstanding original partners grew it into one of the largest, most successful and respected residential real estate firms in San Diego County. Under Steve and the partner’s superb guidance, Windermere experienced unprecedented growth, doubled the number of agents to nearly 400 and expanded to offices in Rancho Bernardo, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe/Fairbanks Ranch, Carlsbad and La Costa.

Prior to taking the reins at Windermere, Steve served as the President and CEO of Prudential California Realty, a division of Berkshire Hathaway affiliate Home Services America. Starting in the company as a branch manager, he rose to the position of CEO over a period of 14 years. Among the highlights of this period were repeated meetings with Warren Buffet and the numerous associates and high-caliber leaders that are members of his distinguished circle.

Steve’s track record at Prudential was nothing short of phenomenal. While there, he guided over 100 offices and 4200 agents, 30,000 plus transactions, and $19 billion worth of sales volume in a geographical area extending from San Luis Obispo to San Diego and Coachella Valley. In addition, he served as a franchise partner in the company’s Mexican offices located in Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas, as well as a minor partner in a large mortgage banking and brokerage company also owned in partnership with Berkshire Hathaway affiliate Home Services of America. Determined to contributing wherever possible, he also sat on the board of California Title Company, as well as other Real Estate service boards and committees.

Despite a demanding schedule, Steve contributes generously to both the business and civic communities. He serves or has served on several National Association of Realtors committees, including the Conventional Finance Committee, the Credit Score Reporting Agency Committee, and the Big Broker Advisory Board. In addition, he sits on the boards of a variety of title, escrow, and mortgage companies, and provides assistance to Marshall Goldsmith schools, an international business division of Alliant College.

On the civic side, Steve contributes year-round to schools, charities, community events, and many other worthy causes, and has participated in Windermere’s Annual Community Services Day. The goal of this yearly event was improving the community through support for a number of causes such as the Red Cross Blood Bank, Rady Children’s Hospital, the Community Resource Center in Encinitas, and the Helen Woodward Animal Center. In recognition of Steve’s past years of generous efforts, the North San Diego Chamber of Commerce has named him Corporate Citizen of the Year in 2009.

An accomplished speaker, Steve has shared the stage with a diversity of acclaimed leaders such as noted author and Fortune 500 International coach Marshall Goldsmith, and Allan Dalton, the former CEO of Realtor.com. The list also includes John Assaraf, Brian Tracy, Greg Reid, and Mark Victor Hansen, all of whom have distinguished themselves as authors, speakers, thought leaders, and filmmakers. At the Harvard Business School, Steve’s speaking talents were evident as he addressed a group of high-level executives, as well as the institution’s renowned Conference Board. Future and past ventures in public appearances include opportunities to serve on the panels of Rismedia, as well as the CAR and NAR conferences.

Happily married with two grown children, Steve enjoys a number of interests such as traveling, boating, the arts, films, and biking. When adventure calls, he has been found sky diving or white water rafting. Consistently striving for inner balance, Steve rounds out his business and personal life with an unwavering commitment to spiritual development, inner growth, and maintaining an upbeat, fun attitude.

Steve invites the community to connect with him at [email protected] and his blog www.steverodgersblog.com .

 

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