leadership Archive

It’s Time to Focus on Goal Achieving

By John Blom I’ve taught a few classes about business planning, and always I like to start with the quote by Yogi Berra: “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might wind up someplace else.” Usually, less than...

Leaders Build Stadiums

By Nico Hohman Picture a stadium filled with 100,000 cheering fans rooting on their beloved home team. Now, rewind the clock to about six months before that stadium was even opened and packed with fans. The construction workers are...

Dealing With Mistakes

By John Blom In my last post, I talked about the challenges and opportunities that arise when leading in a time of change. Periods of change allow for new plans to be created – plans that might not have...
February 24, 2016

#Y4YPN From Cape Girardeau, Mo.

The #Y4YPN campaign is a video series celebrating what makes YPN valuable to its members. Learn more. By Leanne Goff Joseph Magsaysay is the second YPNer who stood up to announce his #Y4YPN at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in...

Leading in a Time of Change

John is president-elect for the Clark County Association of REALTORS® in Vancouver, Wash. This post is the third entry in a series sharing his experiences in that role. By John Blom Successful leaders view change with an eye toward...
December 18, 2015

Conference Recap: Brimming With Ideas

By John Blom During the four days I spent in San Diego attending the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, I sat in on classes, attended committee meetings, heard forum presentations on emerging technology, and met a wide range of really...
November 24, 2015

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...

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

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...