The Agent From Within Podcast

Ben Oosterveld

Helping real estate agents get out of their own way to build a business that serves a life they love. A

mix of live coaching sessions , keynote talks and personal growth rants.

All Episodes

Ashley Howell is a Phoneix based real estate agent who has been an agent for 2 years. During this episode, Ashley discusses her experience with burnout with being an agent in a new state. Links: Ashley Howell - Licensed Real Estate Professional at Hunt Real Estate ERA Facebook Homes with Howell Instagram

Feb 10

29 min 52 sec

Ryan Lee is an Edmonton based real estate agent who went from being a personal trainer to an agent 4 years ago. During this episode, Ryan talks about his mission to try to change the image of real estate agents, how he was a personal trainer and his experience in becoming an agent. Links: Ryan Lee Real Estate - Facebook Ryan Lee YEG - Instagram

Feb 9

32 min 54 sec

Aaron Baynes is an Edmonton based real estate agent who has been an agent for 3 years. During this episode, Aaron talks about starting out as a new agent on a team that didn’t fit him, how he fuels his creative soul with videos on social media and being on a team that helps grow his business. Links: Aaron REALTOR YEGPro Realty - Instagram Aaron Baynes - Facebook  

Feb 8

48 min 11 sec

Maria Ottomanelli is a Valley Stream, NY based real estate agent. Maria went from being a stay at home mom to a real estate agent 2.5 years ago. During this episode, Maria talks about creating great relationships with her clients, the struggles she’s faces balancing her business and family, and how to grow her business. Links:  Facebook - Maria Ottomanelli - HomeSmart Premier Living Realty

Jan 28

41 min 29 sec

Trent Smith is a real estate agent based in Tampa Bay, Florida. 2 years ago, he went from a career in drafting and slinging pizzas to starting a real estate career. During this episode, Trent tells his story of how he got started in real estate, how he lost his marriage and offers advice to new agents just starting out. Links:  Trent Smith Realtor Facebook

Jan 27

37 min 5 sec

Toby Grooms is from Boston, MA and has been a real estate agent for 7 years. He recently started up his own brokerage, The Massic Group. During this episode, Toby gives advice on how to be a successful real estate agent by being genuine and keeping the long game in mind as well as setting boundaries in your life to prevent burnout. Links: The Massic Group

Jan 26

27 min 23 sec

Shannon Milligan is from Powhatan, Virginia is has been a real estate agent for 10 years. During this episode, Shannon talks about balancing her life as a business owner with a family and running a real estate team. She tells us about her experience with burnout and serious health consequences including a stroke. Links RVA Home Team

Jan 25

27 min 23 sec

Joseph Silzell is a former Marine and Sheriff's deputy turned real estate agent. Joe has been in the business for only 2 years and has mastered navigating social media the right way to make real connections with real people.

Jan 6

57 min 55 sec

During this episode, Koukun shares his story of how he got into real estate at the age of 17, including his real estate investing experience. He shares his struggles with perfection and setting enormous goals as well as growing his real estate team. Today he runs a successful real estate business and team, and also is an Agent From Within coach working alongside Ben Oosterveld, the founder while helping real estate agents to get out of their own way and build a life they love.

Jan 5

53 min 27 sec

Stefan Rizothanassis is a real estate agent based in Vancouver, BC. Stefan became an agent 3 years ago after a long career as an accountant. He's a recent graduate of the Real Estate Reboot Camp and talks about the biggest takeaways of the program and how's creating a world class real estate business. Links: Facebook - Stefan Rizothanassis  

Nov 2020

21 min 22 sec

Mike Balenzano is a real estate agent in Barrie, Ontario. During this episode, Mike talks about his struggles being a new real estate agent in 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Nov 2020

32 min 42 sec

Jonathan Wanner like many other agents started his career buying internet leads and he actually did fairly well….if you were looking at his bank account. But over time the cost of lead gen on his mental state, his personal life started to show in his life. Waking up with low energy, constant mental pressure to make calls, and struggling to truly be fulfilled and happy. This is a story of how he shifted his business from the depressing grind of lead gen to a business of referrals through word class experience. Making this business fun and fulfilling again. Links: Facebook

Nov 2020

17 min 8 sec

Paul Blais is the managing partner and owner of RE/MAX Elite, a real estate company based in Edmonton, Alberta. With 28+ years of industry experience, his knowledge of real estate has developed a large database not only of repeat customers but also a trusted list of resources and suppliers. During this episode, Paul will tell you how to get real, raw, and honest in order to grow yourself while improving the lives of everyone around you. Learn key tips for starting your own brokerage including if you need an assistant as a real estate agent including. Ben and Paul analyze the fear of success and how you can overcome it! Listen to the end to hear about Ben’s ultimate mentor and the realignment of his life goals.

Oct 2020

58 min 32 sec

Oct 2020

55 min 49 sec

Ben Loates is a dad, realtor, professional skateboarder, brand marketer, music teacher, and a general dingus. During this episode, Ben and Ben talk about social media for Realtors, how Ben launches his social media posts and offers advice on how to be authentic to win on social media.  They also discuss their opinions on how to sales.

Sep 2020

1 hr 13 min

Aug 2020

8 min 32 sec

Aug 2020

9 min 28 sec

Aug 2020

13 min 9 sec

Aug 2020

8 min 41 sec

Aug 2020

14 min 30 sec

Jenn Bashow, Justin McClintock, Mary Robinson, and Colin Clowater are real estate agents that have experienced personal growth that has completely transformed their business as a result of coaching with Ben. During this episode, each panel member will share their stories on relationships, business, fear and anxiety, and self worth.

Aug 2020

1 hr 11 min

Jul 2020

9 min 4 sec

Jul 2020

5 min 59 sec

Peter Estephan is an Edmonton real estate agent, father of 2 amazing kids – one with special needs and also a member of Ben’s Agent From Within Academy. Peter has been a real estate agent for 14 years. During this episode, Peter discusses his personal life including divorce and challenges with having a child with special needs. He also talks about his real estate career, the effect of having an assistant has had on his life, and his experience the Academy and how he transformed his business over the years.

Jun 2020

1 hr 6 min