NAR Archive

Lift Where You Stand

It has never been a more important time to have leaders who understand this and help organize and encourage REALTORS® to stand close together and lift. Your help is needed at all levels of REALTOR® organizations. National, state...
March 21, 2014

To Lead Or Not To Lead

I found that there are 11 principles that Marine officers are taught to help them become great leaders and soldiers. As I read these principles I thought that these leadership skills not only apply to the Marines, but...
January 31, 2014

The Dipper and the Bucket: A Leadership Principle

One of the great things about leadership is that you frequently have the opportunity to put the principle of the dipper and the bucket into practical application. Great leaders are careful about the way they use their dippers. To...
May 1, 2013

Create a Lasting Impression

If you aspire to be one of these inspirational REALTOR® leaders or if you're serving in leadership already and you're looking to expand your sphere of influence, we have a program for you!...
March 20, 2013

What Makes A Great Leader?

All organizations need great leaders. NAR is no different and NAR needs you! Application deadline is March 31st. REALTOR.org/LeadershipAcademy...
March 13, 2013

Relationships Matter

When REALTORS® have strong relationships with clients, fellow agents, brokers, lenders, etc., success seems to follow. ...
January 24, 2013

Are You Serious About Leadership?

If you’re interested in serving in a leadership position (whether it be local, state or national), then the best thing you can do is let people know that you are interested! The first step to making that happen...
January 18, 2013

Working to Build Better Realtors® and Better Myself: My Year as Leadership Academy Chair

What I enjoy most is the opportunity to help Academy participants find a place where they can reach their own personal goals. I firmly believe that mentoring is a key component of leadership, especially among volunteers. The Academy...
October 27, 2011

Rallying the Team: An Update from the 2011 Realtor® Leadership Summit

The real estate industry is changing, and it will be much different three to five years out from what it is today. Realtor® leaders must realize that we must innovate in order to provide the best products and services...
September 22, 2011

A Personal Perspective From the Leadership Academy Right Before Graduation

Even though we have our own aspirations and are determined to succeed, we work as a team and are supportive of the collective efforts and achievements. Together we’ve helped build and pave the future of our profession....