Bryan Maynard is in his first year as a real estate agent. It seemed like his career was going nowhere, with rejections left and right. Then he got a "maybe" client — and success came shortly afterward.
Some deals are just going to fall through. Witness RE/MAX agent Tom Day: In his first year on the job, he was eyeing a $14,000 commission check when he needed it most — only to watch it slip through his fingers.