National Association of REALTORS 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 Leadership Summit in Chicago August, 2013

If we lead by example and set the tone that we want everyone to succeed ... our presidential year will be one of the most rewarding parts of our careers....
September 10, 2013

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.
March 13, 2013

NAR Academy “Godmother” Reflects on Leadership, Looks Ahead to Advancing Realtor® University

...I’ve learned to never give up if I’m passionate about a program or cause. If there’s not an opportunity in one place, there might be one someplace else....
March 5, 2013

Two Generational Lessons Learned by Playing Games and Politics

Sometimes we can learn lessons about how to be better Realtors®, better business people and better citizens from unexpected sources. Here are two examples I’d like to share: One originated from a question posed to the 2012 Realtor® Leadership...
February 25, 2013

Relationships Matter

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

Welcome NAR Leadership Academy Class of 2013

The 2013 NAR Leadership Academy class is a diverse group of REALTORS® spanning the globe. To find out how you can learn more about leadership opportunities at the National Association of REALTORS® visit