Honoring Leaders

By Erica Christoffer More than 600 YPNers from across North America took over Parq Restaurant & Nightclub in San Diego Friday night to make business connections and celebrate achievements. Four YPN groups received honors during the Network of the...

Justify Your Existence

By Sam DeBord Changes in technology are creating questions about the future roles of real estate associations, MLSs, and brokerages. As a result, REALTOR® association leaders have been increasingly focused on defining our value to members. A good friend...
November 9, 2015

Leaders Take the Middle Seat

By Nico Hohman Where you choose to sit on a plane says quite a bit about your leadership tactics. Southwest Airlines has a unique seating arrangement for its travelers. While many major air carriers assign individuals a specific seat...
November 4, 2015

Under the Sells-Scope: RealtyBackOffice

By Lee Davenport Have you ever tried an office management software system made by supposed industry experts who were former brokers or real estate office staff in a former life (usually before the recession and today’s technology)? If you...

What We Can All Learn From Joe DiMaggio

By Nico Hohman Joe DiMaggio was a Major League Baseball player with the New York Yankees from 1936 to 1951. He played with the Yankees for his entire 13-year career in the big leagues. Most notably, DiMaggio still holds the...
October 21, 2015

Show Us Your #Y4YPN

By Leanne Goff Out here in Colorado, REALTORS® are pretty excited about YPN – so excited, in fact, that we want to shout it from the rooftops! But we’ll settle for shouting it from our smartphones. This is what...

Three Leadership Takeaways

John is president-elect for the Clark County Association of REALTORS® in Vancouver, Wash. This post is the second entry in a series sharing his experiences in that role. By John Blom When elected president for a state or local...
October 12, 2015

Building a Successful YPN Strategy

By Leanne Goff Standing on the edge of doing something big, especially when you have never been there before, is a daunting task. It may feel insurmountable and possibly even dangerous. Because who wants to fail? Nobody! We all...
October 5, 2015

Starting a Leadership Journey

By John Blom Most, if not all, of my original thinking takes place in the shower. Between being a dad of two kids under the age of four, managing an office, running my own sales business, and other community...
September 29, 2015

Working With Hispanic Clients

By Erika Villegas Are you leaving money on the table by not working with Hispanic clients? I am still surprised to hear an answer of “no” when I ask agents from different parts of the country whether they work...
September 22, 2015