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Oct 31, 2023

In this digital age, the impact of events is often overlooked. With the never-ending array of online marketing tools, and people spending time behind screens, it’s easy to wonder why we should even be hosting events?


Events are more than just gatherings. They are a powerful way to connect, inform, and genuinely delight. Hosting an event might just be what you need to foster deeper, lasting connections with our clients.


How exactly do events make a lasting impact? Do great events have to be big and extravagant?


In this episode, Seattle Realtor, real estate investor, author, educator and speaker, Aaron Hendon talks about the beauty of hosting events, and how to build a business on the basis of love, generosity and appreciation.


You will attract more love if you go out in the world with love. -Michael J Maher


Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode  


-Offering a one-to-one

Why is just simply offering a one-on-one interaction so powerful?


-Showing our clients we care

Everyone says that they love and care for their clients but how do we show it?


-An important lesson 

Aaron shares a parable about the 3 stonecutters. What can we learn from it? 


Guest Bio


Aaron Hendon’s extensive experience in real estate and entrepreneurship has given him a unique perspective on how to navigate even the most unstable market conditions. His expertise has helped over 10,000 people, from all walks of life, get unstuck and grow sustainably as entrepreneurs and leaders. As an educator and international speaker, Aaron is passionate about sharing his knowledge with others and helping them achieve their goals.


Aaron’s journey began in New York where he graduated from SUNY Purchase with a BFA in 1987. After discovering that his fine art degree made him eligible to work in the food service industry anywhere in the country, he started waiting tables and eventually opened his own bakery, Fred’s Bread & Bagel, a real New York bagel shop in Albuquerque. He sold it 9 years later as a business grossing over $1,000,000 annually.

In 2000, Aaron landed in the Pacific Northwest where he has since established himself as a prominent figure in the real estate industry.


He’s been a top selling Realtor for 10 years and is currently the Managing Broker for Christine & Company, a top eXp team in Seattle and now lives on a small island off the coast of Seattle with his brilliant wife, Kael, his two brilliant children, Leela and Jonah, and his adoring GoldenDoodle, Rozy.




Find Aaron on LinkedIn @Aaron Hendon


Episode: 313

Title: Inform, Connect, Delight: How to Host Events That Leave a Genuine Impact w/Aaron Hendon

Host: Michael J. Maher