Leave a Message

Thank you for your message. We will be in touch with you shortly.

The Truth about Success and the Power of Doing the Work

Lauren Forbes

Happy March!

It has been an extremely busy and exciting few months. We have some incredible luxury listings including two on the Manhattan Beach Strand— each very unique and exceptionally well built. An agent was asking me the other day, “How do you do it?” And mentioned, “You’re so lucky”. The truth is that I am very lucky (I even have spot on parking karma!). However, I really had to pause and think about my answer to the question of how I do it. I meet with new agents all of the time who want to know “the shortcut” to success. I have to chuckle at that one. 

 The truth is there isn’t a shortcut…or a magic pill—for anything in life. Or maybe it is better said that THE SHORTCUT IS DOING THE WORK. I look around and see so many people spending time researching ways to circumvent actually doing the work to get the business they desire, or the body they want or the relationship they seek. And time after time it becomes clear that doing the work, whether it be internal, spiritual, physical or professional, is the fastest way to the results we want. 

 Taking the pills or searching for another way just puts the results that much further away in the future. You may achieve short term results and think you are on the right path, but almost without exception, I see that the people that put in the work, are successful. 

 I am so proud of my team and how hard we work on behalf of our clients. In fact, that is our purpose—to make a difference in the lives of our clients by providing the best service possible. It has served us well as is evidenced by our #1 ranking by Zillow in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach. 

 Thank you so much for your continued support and please know that we are not interested in shortcuts, but in giving you the absolute best experience whether buying, selling or leasing. 

- Lauren


We provide the highest level of sales expertise, exceptional service and experience to the luxury and multi-unit South Bay residential marketplace. Lauren Forbes Group​ is the leading real estate team in the South Bay with over 60 years of combined experience and a team well versed in executing complex real estate transactions.

Contact Us
Follow Us on Instagram