Shashank Shekhar is the CEO of Arcus Lending, one of Inc. 500's fastest-growing companies in America. Author of the best-selling book "My First Home," he is a sought-after speaker at industry events and is frequently quoted in major media networks like CBS, FOX, The Washington Post and Bankrate.
I got into the mortgage business in 2008, possibly the worst year for the financial markets. I was armed with three people in my sphere of influence and $1,900 in capital. Fast-forward a couple of years, and my company posted an astronomic three-year growth of 987%. While most successes can't be attributed to just one factor, in my case, personal branding played a huge role. Here's how I did it, and some tips on how you can do it, too.
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