Embodying Parker Principle 4: Enforcing ethical standards to increase professionalism

I went for a walk in the desert and found some perspective. No, there was no peyote involved. Still, it was a pretty awesome trip. What was the Inman Disconnect experience like? Well, here is my take as a humble real estate agent among a grouping of industry CEOs, executives, broker/owners and innovators.

What happened when I Connected: palpable, positive energy

We often say that attending Inman Connect should be treated as a marathon, not a sprint. Well I for one woke up on Saturday morning and felt like I had run another actual marathon …

Real estate pros want leaders to break out of the ivory tower

“They don’t engage with agents or brokers or anybody of any importance. They become the invisible ghost. They jet in and jet out.” …

What’s better: Cultivating relationships or buying leads and referrals?

When real estate agents consider their marketing and lead-generation budgets every year, they have a couple of options: They can put their resources toward a few people they already know, or instead they can invest in connecting with many more people w…

What we learned from women last week

Sometimes your week contains patterns that you don’t normally see in your everyday life. I had that experience last week — overlapping both my professional and personal worlds — during Inman Connect New York (ICNY) …

3 jabs and a right hook later, my notes from Gary Vee

Now that I have come down from cloud nine, I have watched and rewatched (admittedly several times) Gary Vaynerchuk’s keynote speech at Inman Connect (and NOT just because he professed his love for me at time stamp 1:22). I really wanted to delve into the good stuff and share my takeaways with you. There is a reason I think so highly of Gary Vee …

It’s the Monday after Brexit happened — what should you be doing?

I bought a house at the end of February, and I still can’t decide whether it was the smartest or stupidest thing I’ve ever done. And I intentionally immerse myself in real estate every day, trying to learn more about the ins and outs — and the global …

Tracy Freeman on clear goals and why ‘management’ is a bad word

The broker sales associate at Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate talks about what motivates her, the must-haves for a successful business and more …