Leadership Lens: Audie Chamberlain on always trying to break new ground

Lion & Orb’s founder Audie Chamberlain manages all aspects of a public relations firm that specializes in tasteful and effective publicity specifically for real estate companies. Their clients have been recognized as category leaders around the world and are regularly featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Inman and many other national and international media outlets. We had the opportunity to sit down with Audie and find out where he sees real estate leadership going in …

Leadership Lens: ‘We need to get out of our own way’

Richard Haggerty is the CEO at Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR). Since 1916, HGAR has been the advocate for buyers, sellers and agents in the Hudson Valley and Manhattan. They help consumers buy and sell real estate in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Bronx, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan counties, and in Manhattan. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Richard about his organization’s work, and how leadership has changed for him over the past few years …

How to create a brokerage culture of inclusion

“You can fake a lot of things in this world, but you can’t fake culture,” said Elizabeth Ann Stribling-Kivlan, president of leading New York City brokerage Stribling & Associates, in an interview with Inman …

Leadership Lens: Charlie Young on playing offense, not defense

Coldwell Banker CEO Charlie Young first joined the Coldwell Banker brand in 2004 after an extensive career in business management, field operations, marketing and real estate operations. We recently got the opportunity to sit down with Charlie and pick…

Leadership Lens: Consolidate the MLS!

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with James Dwiggins, CEO of progressive real estate franchise NextHome, and pick his brain about his perspective on the future of real estate leadership …

Leadership Lens: Cultivate change before it’s a trending topic

Fueled by a passion for social entrepreneurship, Caroline Pinal helped create Giveback Homes to empower real estate agents to turn their everyday business into an opportunity for social change. …

7 things real estate leaders should never do

Problems arise in real estate all the time. Just the other day, I found myself in the middle of a complex and convoluted transaction. Like any smart real estate agent, I sought the opinion of my brokers …

Leadership Lens: Investing in a singular goal

David Marine is the Senior Vice President of Brand Engagement for Coldwell Banker where he positively influences consumers on a mass scale from his management of world-class, award-winning advertising campaigns to elevating Coldwell Banker’s digital footprint each year with his creativity in regard to content and video creation which has garnered over 60 million viewers in 2016 alone …

Leadership Lens: Robert Reffkin on offering the big problems to solve

Robert Reffkin is the founder and CEO of Compass. Combining the country’s top agents, proprietary market insights and integrated mobile and web technologies, technology-driven real estate platform Compass is dedicated to creating a seamless and intelli…

What quality leadership in a brokerage looks like

Imagine a real estate brokerage in which the management’s focus is truly 100 percent on agents. Where real estate agents are the customers. Instead of focusing on the next recruit, sales meeting or metric, the brokerage’s management takes the time to pay attention to what’s in the house versus what’s outside of it. Agents are more than just a number with a sales volume attached to their name …