45 min

S5: E6 ”Dads Takeover” with Rockstar Realtor & Dad Andy Wong Bathtime 2 Boardroom

    • Technology

After graduating college with an engineering degree, Andy Wong took a job working in the big tech industry. After gaining several years of experience and a patent in nuclear reactors, Andy never imagined doing anything else. It wasn’t until the horror of 911 unfolded before his eyes that Andy realized his trajectory wasn’t aligning with the legacy he hoped to leave. This epiphany ultimately inspired Andy to leave big tech and pursue a career in something completely different. Andy has since found fulfillment in his role as a father of 3 and the go-to real estate agent in Sunnyvale Communities, his neighborhood in Los Altos, California. 


As the son of a realtor, Andy grew up watching his dad help families achieve their dreams through home ownership. And while Andy loved his job as an engineer, he was longing for a career that allowed him to fully immerse himself in the community he loves. Even though real estate can often be time consuming, Andy explains that he had to intentionally create a balance that allows him to prioritize both his clients and family. As he gets older, Andy realizes that the greatest gift his parents gave him is his self-confidence. Without it, Andy knows that he wouldn’t be the father or realtor he is today.


Tune into this week’s episode of Bathtime 2 Boardroom for a conversation with Andy about his transition from engineer to rockstar realtor. Learn more about how Andy uses his career to build his community and create memories for his kids that will last a lifetime. 


#nospiceforandy #raisingadults #neurodiversity #neurotypical #carnegiemelon #UniversityofMichigan #charliebrownhouse #twintowers #9/11 #timeismoney #realtors #dreamhouse #familytime #prioritiesplusvalues


 


Quotes


• “After a lot of soul searching, prayer, and wise counsel, I decided to pursue something that was more relational and community-focused, and for me real estate was perfect for that.” (24:54-25:06)


• “It takes a lot of intention to say, ‘This is going to be my schedule and these are the normal hours I work,’ and people respect that once you do that.” (31:57-32:04)


• “The potential client could be a great person, but for one reason or another is just not a good fit. And and I'm okay with saying ‘maybe we're not the best fit, but let me introduce you to somebody who might be a better fit for what you're trying to accomplish.’” (33:59-34:16)


• “If you want to live in a nice neighborhood then you have to be a really good neighbor to your neighbors.” (36:57-37:02) 


 


Links


Connect with Andy Wong: https://www.andyrealestate.com/


 


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• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bathtime-2-boardroom/


 


Podcast production and show notes provided by HiveCast.fm

After graduating college with an engineering degree, Andy Wong took a job working in the big tech industry. After gaining several years of experience and a patent in nuclear reactors, Andy never imagined doing anything else. It wasn’t until the horror of 911 unfolded before his eyes that Andy realized his trajectory wasn’t aligning with the legacy he hoped to leave. This epiphany ultimately inspired Andy to leave big tech and pursue a career in something completely different. Andy has since found fulfillment in his role as a father of 3 and the go-to real estate agent in Sunnyvale Communities, his neighborhood in Los Altos, California. 


As the son of a realtor, Andy grew up watching his dad help families achieve their dreams through home ownership. And while Andy loved his job as an engineer, he was longing for a career that allowed him to fully immerse himself in the community he loves. Even though real estate can often be time consuming, Andy explains that he had to intentionally create a balance that allows him to prioritize both his clients and family. As he gets older, Andy realizes that the greatest gift his parents gave him is his self-confidence. Without it, Andy knows that he wouldn’t be the father or realtor he is today.


Tune into this week’s episode of Bathtime 2 Boardroom for a conversation with Andy about his transition from engineer to rockstar realtor. Learn more about how Andy uses his career to build his community and create memories for his kids that will last a lifetime. 


#nospiceforandy #raisingadults #neurodiversity #neurotypical #carnegiemelon #UniversityofMichigan #charliebrownhouse #twintowers #9/11 #timeismoney #realtors #dreamhouse #familytime #prioritiesplusvalues


 


Quotes


• “After a lot of soul searching, prayer, and wise counsel, I decided to pursue something that was more relational and community-focused, and for me real estate was perfect for that.” (24:54-25:06)


• “It takes a lot of intention to say, ‘This is going to be my schedule and these are the normal hours I work,’ and people respect that once you do that.” (31:57-32:04)


• “The potential client could be a great person, but for one reason or another is just not a good fit. And and I'm okay with saying ‘maybe we're not the best fit, but let me introduce you to somebody who might be a better fit for what you're trying to accomplish.’” (33:59-34:16)


• “If you want to live in a nice neighborhood then you have to be a really good neighbor to your neighbors.” (36:57-37:02) 


 


Links


Connect with Andy Wong: https://www.andyrealestate.com/


 


Keep up with Bathtime 2 Boardroom:


• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bathtime-2-Boardroom-Podcast-104607138442668


• Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bathtime_2_boardroom/


• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bathtime-2-boardroom/


 


Podcast production and show notes provided by HiveCast.fm

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