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July YPN Event Roundup

YPNs around the country are constantly coming up with new and exciting ways to engage with young real estate professionals while providing networking and educational opportunities. We’re spotlighting five events hosted by state and local networks each month to...
July 28, 2016

5 Ideas For Your Next YPN Event

If you’re looking to strengthen member participation, breathe some new life into your YPN, or host an event that’s off the hook, then glean new ideas from successful events organized by networks throughout the country. 1. Trivia Night The San...

Do You Have A WIG?

By Melissa Krchnak Do you have a wig? No, I’m au natural. I’ve been learning about “The 4 Disciplines of Execution” and getting my Wildly Important Goal (WIG) figured out. Oh, that kind of a WIG… Yea, I’ve got...

Growing YPN Through Mentorship

By Anand Patel A few weeks ago, Rob Reuter made the exciting announcement that the Young Professionals Network has grown to 300 networks (and counting).  This is a commendable feat in the short 4+ years YPN has been around....
September 5, 2013

‘I Don’t Pay You to Think.’

By Jason O’Neil I blame FedEx, but there are many culprits contributing to the new mentality of instant access. Instant access has become normal. Companies and individuals provide instant access for a few simple reasons: 1.) They can; 2.)...
October 3, 2012

Minding the Gap

By Jason O’Neil One of the places where I have focused my business is on referrals and past clients. This isn’t unique. But the way I look at it is unique, and it has to do with what I...

Are you a WANTREPRENEUR?

By Jared James Jared James is the CEO and founder of Jared James Enterprises (JJE) and travels around North America speaking to and coaching REALTORS®. Connect with Jared at www.jaredjamestoday.com, on facebook.com/jaredjamestoday, or follow him on Twitter @jaredjamestoday....

Get Creative with Your Listings

By Lynn Minnick I’ve been marketing the crazy out of a high-end listing.  (Yes, I’m fairly sure I just made up that expression…but this is about getting creative, right?)  This is easily the hardest I’ve ever worked to sell...
February 9, 2011

Live From San Diego: New Carpet, New Attitude

By Brian Copeland, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger As I entered Conference Hall B, the fresh smell of new carpet smacked me right in the face. It was like stepping into a new car…very nice. I have to admit, however, there’s...