networking Archive

Mark Your Calendars and Be There, Ya’ll

By Maura Neill Sure – the economy’s tanked, your market stinks, and money’s tight. I get it. But pull yourself up by your bootstraps and get on down South, ya’ll, for two of the best events you’ll attend all...

Market Does Not Matter

By Jeremy Williams I encourage you today to fit in your schedule a time to drive to a parking lot of one of the most trafficked places in your community.  Park your car.  Turn off your cell phone.  Clear...
February 26, 2010

Don’t Be a Secret Agent

By Crystal Webster Insert the popular 60’s song here. My mentor reminds me of this on a regular basis. What’s the use of being in real estate (or insurance, or sales, or anything for that matter) if no one...

I am Sold on My YPN Group

By Brooke Wolford I was recently invited to attend my first YPN group in Minneapolis by fellow Lounge blogger Nobu Hata.  As many of you know, the Minneapolis YoPros were just named Chapter of the Year — I now...
February 19, 2010

What Would It Take to Get You to MidYear?

By Nobu Hata What would it take to get you to MidYear this year? It’s a serious question. And no, I’m not going to use any replies in some insidious way. Seriously though, what is it about NAR MidYear...
February 1, 2010

SeatSPAM: Greening Your Conference Experiences

By Brian Copeland I recently attended a conference.  I had six straight days of travel and one tiny bag to take me on the multiple city flights; so, I had no room for anything extra.  At the end of...

My Top 5 Highlights of the NAR Annual Conference

By Jessica Hickok, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger It’s Sunday, day 3 of the annual conference here in beautiful San Diego, and I can’t help but think I don’t want it to end…however, I’m really excited to get back to...
November 15, 2009

YPN Under the Stars

By Erica Christoffer and Katie Tarbox, REALTOR® Magazine The Young Professionals Network (YPN) had a lot to celebrate at their annual networking event this year, which was held at the chic pool deck of the Hotel Solamar and sponsored...

Events for YPNers and More at This Year’s Conference

By Dawn Miller, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger If you didn’t have a chance to go to the YPN reception last night, you missed out! The rooftop of Hotel Solamar was packed as early as 6:30 p.m. when YPNers from...

Live From San Diego: A One-Day Glimpse at the 2009 NAR Conference & Expo

By Heather Soldonia, 2009 NAR Conference Blogger Friday at the 2009 NAR Expo was fantastic!! I decided to attend 4 sessions: • Marketing in 2010 and Beyond • Treating Your Business Like a Business • How to Avoid, Survive...