Ep. 165: Achieve Success in 5 Minutes A Day with Karen Briscoe

Karen Briscoe has consistently been named one of the top 100 real estate agents in the country. As the principal owner of the Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group (HBC) with Keller Williams in McLean, Virginia. She credits her success to her daily process and the systems she’s put in place. While many cite a lack of time to achieve their goals, Karen has created the 5 Minute Success concept, which highlights how everyday people can achieve success in just 5 minutes a day.


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Key Insights

  • Realized people were not progressing because they lacked the “time” to focus on their goals
  • Started showing others how to use 5 minutes a day to achieve success
  • Change can be more impactful if it’s in small doses
  • Proven success model: 1. Commit to get leads, 2. Consult to sell, 3. Connect, build and grow, 4. Success thinking, activities and vision, 5. Sweet spot of success
  • Most people struggle with lead generation
  • Has set a consistent schedule for lead generation every day 
  • Focuses on activity blocking, not time blocking to ensure results
  • Use the Jerry Seinfeld rule of doing something every day and powering through the 21-day dip
  • Uses a 66-day calendar to turn goals into habits
  • One of her limiting beliefs was that she didn’t have time to write a book
  • If I say, “I don’t have time” it means “I don’t want to”
  • Start small and build up, 5-minute chunks are a great way to start


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Bull’s Eye Tips: 



5 Minute Success Podcast


Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day by Karen Briscoe


Commit to Get Leads in 66 Days by Karen Briscoe 


Flip Time/Love Life by Karen Briscoe


80x80 Movement


Apparent Failure:

Pointing out everything that could go wrong before ziplining


Most Recommended Book:

Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod


Most Recommended Digital/Mobile Resource:

5 Minute Journal


Daily Habit:

Miracle Morning S.A.V.E.R.S.


Wish I Knew When I Was Starting Out:

Would be successful and not wasting so much time analyzing everything


Wish I Knew 12 Months Ago:

Launched new endeavors sooner


Advice for Smart, Driven College Student:

Invest in yourself


Current Curiosity:

What’s Next


Best Place to Grab a Bite in DC Metro:

El Tio


Connect with Karen:

Website: 5minutesuccess.com


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