Category Archives: Relationships

Resilience: Learning the Hard Way

Resilience: Learning the Hard Way We talk a lot these days about what makes a great leader. There have been hundreds of articles, programs, opinions, strategies – you name it – about this topic. But a leadership skill that doesn’t get mentioned much for either individual leaders or organizations is resilience.  I have given much…

Note to State and Local Association Leaders: Are you really part of the same team?

As someone who worked at all three levels of the REALTOR® association following five years as a REALTOR®, I think I have a pretty good perspective of how everyone works together. Sometimes, it works beautifully. Sometimes, it isn’t pretty. When facilitating planning, leadership, or other sessions across the country, I have seen in person or heard…

Life is about managing expectations

It’s that time of year when new volunteer leadership comes on board. The new president and board of directors are excited about the coming year and everyone is all on the same team. Or are they? Does your incoming president have the same expectations about the coming year that the rest of the board does? Or that…