THOUGHTS ON LEADERSHIP: ALL IN

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels found me in Las Vegas for the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Sales Convention, which was a three-day-long extravaganza of education, networking and fun. The theme for this year’s Sales Convention was ALL IN, and throughout the event, we discussed the phrase to figure out exactly how it applies to our brand, our industry and our professional growth. As mentioned onstage, ALL IN must take on a higher and more noble meaning. Being ALL IN in real estate begins with being ALL IN with ourselves. We cannot help others until we know how to help and care for ourselves.

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THOUGHTS ON LEADERSHIP: PREPARE TO GO ALL IN

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels first found me in Northern California, though as I write this to you now, I’m on my way to Las Vegas for the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Sales Convention.

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Thoughts On Leadership: The Mastery Of Masterminds

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in Seattle to attend the HomeServices of America, Inc. 2019 West Coast Peer Strategy Meeting led by Mary Lee Blaylock, HomeServices of America president of the West Coast Region and president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. Jason Waugh, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate, hosted the meeting, which was also attended by HomeServices of America Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Dana Strandmo; HomeServices of America Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mike Warmka; Tom Tognoli, president and CEO of Intero Real Estate Services; Andy Nazaroff, broker/president and CEO, Guarantee Real Estate; and selected members of their teams.

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Thoughts on Leadership: What Makes A Winning Culture?

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in North Carolina, meeting with Tommy Camp, president and CEO of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty family of companies and the Carolinas Realty teams. I’ve written before about how enthusiastic and passionate the Carolinas Realty leadership, staff and agents are – read a story about another memorable trip to North Carolina here – and what really gives the Carolinas Realty family of brokerages its winning edge is a strong, positive culture.

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Thoughts On Leadership: The Four Agreements

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in Texas, prepping for the upcoming Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Sales Convention, which will take place March 10-12 in Las Vegas. (Learn more at www.bhhsevents.com.)

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Thoughts on Leadership: Leadership Lessons from the Super Bowl

This week my travels found me first in Atlanta, where I got to watch Super Bowl LIII with Chris Stuart, CEO of HSF Affiliates. After Atlanta and a victorious Patriots celebration, I flew to Northern California and finally, I reflect on my week from (somewhat) sunny Southern California, where I’m in alignment sessions, film shoots and meetings.

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Thoughts On Leadership: The Perseverance Of Goal-Setting

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels found me in New York City, networking with brokers in the Big Apple then taking a day trip to Pennsylvania for a visit with the team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty. I was honored to deliver presentations on three topics: 1. Creating an unstoppable mindset. 2. Building a morning routine and 3. Exercising proper time management. These are three key components to sustainable success. The team at Hodrick Realty is energized for the year ahead, and their enthusiasm and passion to unequivocally succeed reinvigorated my own.

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Thoughts on Leadership: Lessons Learned from the King

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in Northern California, on conference calls, in meetings and of course, this past Monday, celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a time taken each year to commemorate the life of a titan in leadership.

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Thoughts on Leadership: In Remembrance of Bruce Mulhearn

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in Southern California, meeting with colleagues, brokerage leaders and superstar sales professionals. But more about that next week. This week, I want to focus solely on one leader … one extraordinary leader … who the world lost and subsequently celebrated this past Saturday in Long Beach, California.

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Thoughts on Leadership: Owning Your Goals

By Gino Blefari

“Goals. There’s no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There’s no telling what you can do when you believe in them. And there’s no telling what will happen when you act upon them.” – Jim Rohn

This week my travels find me in Dallas at the MidAmerican Energy National Sales Meeting. I was invited to speak by Ed McGreen, president of MidAmerican Energy Services, LLC a Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company. It’s been an honor to share my knowledge with such inspired and dedicated sales professionals who thrive on goal setting and more importantly, owning those goals to completion.

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