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NAR Leaders Discuss Leadership Academy at NAR Legislative Meetings – 2016

Craig Wilburn and Quincy Clayton, 2016 Chair and Vice-Chair of the Medium Board Forum for the Local Leadership Idea Exchange Council lead a rich discussion for the Local Board Medium Board leaders. One of the major question derived from...

REALTORS ROCK the NAR 360

If you were able to attend the NAR 360 Tuesday afternoon, you were able to witness some really cool live music furnished by you own REALTOR and AE colleagues. I arrived to D.C Monday afternoon at about 2:30 PM...

BOD Newbie No More

This dude (me), has a very short history with NAR meetings. This is what I have attended…EVER… 2012 Leadership Summit – Chicago (where I got the NAR itch; Thank you YPN) 2012 NAR Annual Conference & Expo – Orlando...

Make a Difference and Go to Hill!

The Hill visits were “monumental” for me this year. This is only my 2nd REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo and WOW, what an exciting meeting this has been so far. The meetings with our Connecticut Senator and Representatives...

Hump Day – Hill Day Briefing

So it is Wednesday!!! We’re half way through the week and reached what is referred to as HUMP-DAY… How fitting is it that this is easily the most important day of the week for me at REALTORS Legislative Meetings...

YPN – Smashes the Negative Stigma

You say “YPN” (Young Professional Network) and somehow, the general thought is drinking and partying. I am sitting in the standing-room-only YPN Advisory Board meeting where they have shared the makings of the new strategic plan for YPN, the...

FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE & POLITICAL FORUM…Anything BUT boring

Politics may not be exciting for many in our profession but it is clear that it plays a huge role in our day-to-day jobs. Let’s face it, we have a national meeting in the largest political arena in the...

A Picture is Worth a 1000 Followers

So, as I sit on this train, traveling from Connecticut to Washington D.C. for this year’s Realtor’s Legislative Meeting & Trade Expo,  I am browsing multiple platforms of social media. As I browse, I find that my focus is...