Nick Kyte’s office is being featured in Authority magazines’s Meet The Rising Stars of Real Estate and in a Thrive Global Feature on how to Create A Wow! Customer Experience – he also speaks internationally on the luxury Canadian real estate market and is known as a thought leader in the field.
Nick J. Kyte has established himself as a skilled top producer with experience in providing global exposure, tailored marketing and pricing strategies, exceptional consultations and negotiations. In the competitive Ottawa real estate market, Nick is renowned among colleagues and clients alike for his integrity, loyalty and offering the highest in quality representation, professionalism and a 93% referral rate. Certifications including the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and Smart Home Certifications. Nick connects clients to qualified domestic and international buyers and an active luxury branding community.
Where did the idea for your career come from?
Love using my last name as my branding and very proud of that.
What does your typical day look like and how do you make it productive?
Workout, have a great breakfast and then have scheduled zoom or calls, appointments as well unexpected calls and appointments. I keep an active calendar, time block where necessary and arrange my most important tasks at the start of my day.
How do you bring ideas to life?
I write them down. Review, revise and then bring them to my team for discussion. I find there is always was to improve an idea and love collaborating with my team.
What’s one trend that excites you?
Social Media Marketing. It’s constantly changing and making room for new ideas and ways to be creative.
What is one habit of yours that makes you more productive as an entrepreneur?
It’s very simple, drink lots of water. Being in a business that spans day, night and weekends, this is key to feeling alert and attentive.
What advice would you give your younger self?
Don’t listen to people you wouldn’t go to for advise. Also, people that you trust will not show up for you or support you, but that is okay. Focus on those that do support and care for you.
Tell us something that’s true that almost nobody agrees with you on.
That I workout 4-5 times a day. I enjoy my food too much, so I always get a second look when I saw that!\
As an entrepreneur, what is the one thing you do over and over and recommend everyone else do?
Stay true to who you are as a person, in business. Do not change or adapt to be something you don’t feel comfortable with or that doesn’t lift you up and be better.
What is one strategy that has helped you grow your business?
Working by referral. This is why I treat my clients like family, because to me they are. By showing up, working hard and getting results consistently for your clients, they in-turn want to refer you to their friends and family, which is the biggest compliment you can get in any business and for that I’m truly grateful.
What is one failure you had as an entrepreneur, and how did you overcome it?
I didn’t get the first listing I interviewed for. I asked the seller how could I improve. I never made that mistake again. It was, I didn’t provide enough options. Now, I always have options and options for options!
What is one business idea that you’re willing to give away to our readers?
Have thank you cards with your name and brand. Send them out. That simple!
What is the best $100 you recently spent? What and why?
Buying lunch for a close friend. Time spent catching up and laughing, stands out to me.
What is one piece of software or a web service that helps you be productive?
My CRM system through Buffini and Company. Supports my business to no end and love the ease and user friendliness. Keeps track on vital client information, closing calendar and prioritizes my time.
What is the one book that you recommend our community should read and why?
1000% –Tuesday’s with Morrie…Caught my attention and never put the book down until it was finished. Have read is three times!
What is your favorite quote?
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become”. Steve Jobs.
- Take the time to remember the person you were, so you know where you’re going.
- Hire the right people, no matter how long it takes to find them.
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle, as without it, as an entrepreneur, you don’t have much.
- Take the time to spend with the ones you truly care about.
- Not everything turns out how you thought. That’s okay, it’s called life.
Mario Schulzke is the Founder of ideamensch, which he started a decade ago to learn from entrepreneurs and give them a platform for their ideas.