Thoughts on Leadership: Habits for Life

This week my travels find me in alignment sessions for our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Real Living Real Estate brands. Our mission as we meet with prospective brokerages and their leaders is always to help them reach their goals faster than they would in our absence. We go over our systems, processes and the mission and vision of our brands, but we also create customized solutions for the brokerages that will instill new business habits for even greater success. In a way, we’re like a branded accountability partner to the brokerages that join our network, there every step of the way to motivate them to grow.

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THOUGHTS ON LEADERSHIP: MASTERING YOUR HABITS

This week my travels find me in Hawaii, where I had the privilege of officiating the marriage of my good friends Jun Lee and Adam Brooks. Beyond being a great person and close acquaintance, Jun also happens to be a professional golfer at the Cinnabar Hills Golf Club in San Jose, CA. She was personally trained by Hank Haney, Butch Harman and Paul Runyan.

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Thoughts on Leadership: Habit Formation

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in Northern California, working with our network members around the world to grow our brands and their businesses through service, skills and a well-honed system of execution.

Last week we kicked off “Habits Month,” a four-week excavation of the ideas put forth in James Clear’s book, “Atomic Habits.” In the previous post, we talked about what habits are and how habit formation can create the small wins that lead to positive outcomes. A small, positive action repeated enough times becomes automatic, subsumed into the non-conscious part of our brains and thus, a habit.

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Thoughts on Leadership: Habits Month

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in Northern California, taking meetings, participating in conference calls and helping our teams achieve their goals faster than they would in my absence. If you’ve been following our Thoughts on Leadership posts, you’ll remember we started off the year with an entire month dedicated to goals and this month, I’d like to talk about another important topic: habits.

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Thoughts on Leadership: Leading by Example

This week my travels first found me in New Orleans at RESPRO26, an event that brought together real estate leaders—the nation’s top brokers, home builders, mortgage lenders, and title/settlement service providers—for a three-day conference on affiliated businesses and strategic alliances in the home buying and financing industry.

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Thoughts on Leadership: Scorekeeping for Success

This week my travels find me in Northern California, working and taking time to recharge after a whirlwind week in Las Vegas for the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Sales Convention. The theme for this year’s event was ALL IN and as we now begin to entwine that phrase into our businesses and lives, one question comes to mind: How can we really know when we’re ALL IN?

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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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