Category: REALTOR Associations

Do What Albuquerque is Doing

It was 8:45am on July 17th, 2017 right before we were about to conduct a full day session with the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors when I pulled aside Kent Cravens, CEO of GAAR and I said "You have an incredible facility.  I love the openness, the private rooms, and the technology capabilities in the.. MORE

Top Ten Association Trends for 2018

When I write about the latest trends you get to learn about the innovation that is happening across multiple industries and experiences.  When I speak on trends you get to hear about what is new so you can share new ideas with your team.  And when I facilitate conversations with my clients on the latest trends, we.. MORE

Remove the Irritants

In a recent speech by Nido Qubein, he mentioned one of the best things you can do as a leader is to remove the irritants in your organization. This simple but profound statement not only made me think of some of the irritants in my business but also for the organizations I assist. Here are some categories and.. MORE

Compliance vs. Commitment

Have you ever heard someone say... "Our members say they want one thing and then do another." "We can't make important decisions because meetings keep getting postponed." "We need to change, but the leadership isn't listening." "No one is acknowledging our feedback." "That is a whole different department.. MORE

How to Improve Membership Morale

In a recent blog post that shared the top priorities for REALTOR association executives in Canada, improving membership morale was at the top of the list.  We can speculate specific reasons why this was #1 and/or we can give you a process in order to raise it. Wikipedia defines morale as "the capacity of a.. MORE