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Ep 55 – Habits & Routines of Successful STR’s Operators


Mike Sjogren – Michael is a short-term rental expert and coach. He has a portfolio of STR properties across 5 states as well as an oceanfront boutique hotel. Michael brings a wealth of finance, business, and real estate experience. He is passionate about helping others create financial independence through real estate so they can pursue their passions and leave their mark on the world.

Emanuele Pani – Commercial and Residential Real Estate Consultant at Signature International Real Estate. Has a degree in accounting and finance. Started his real estate journey working as maintenance until the owner decided to sell the 40 unit apartment building to Emanuele Pani.



08:05  What to expect in this episode.

08:55  Emanuele’s morning habits and how it has evolved over time.

11:54  Mike’s routine and habits.

16:20  The real reason why habits are important.

20:03  A to-do list can become a to-die list.

23:15  Having goals and why you’re not hitting them.

25:00  Maintaining momentum!

27:24  Consistency is always the key!

28:02  What are the keystone habits that you can do for the phase of the business that you’re in now.

30:18  Give yourself actionable things to do.

33:23  Mike and E’s weekly habit keystones that he’s implemented are related to STRs.

39:19  Mindset and personal development shows are vital to your success. 

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Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink

Profit First by Mike Michalowicz


“If you don’t have a lot of this keystone habits in place, it can fall by the wayside very, very quickly.” – Mike Sjogren

“I team for 10 minutes before I actually shower, and I’ll just visualize my goals as if I’ve already achieved them and then how I want my day to go.” – Mike Sjogren

“I’m very protective of my time and that’s how I’m able to get things done.” – Mike Sjogren

“To me what makes a habit work is just that you do it. I don’t care when you do it.” – Emanuele Pani

“There is an emotional toll that you pay everytime you write down your goals and then you look back at them and you don’t accomplish them.” – Emanuele Pani

“It’s honestly that simple. Where am I going to go, Where am I at now, How am I going to get there, and how can I make incremental progress every single week to hit those targets?” – Mike Sjogren


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Emanuele Pani: Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Youtube

Clubhouse handle: @epanirealestate

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