In 2005, I was working as the Professional Development Director for the Nebraska REALTORS® Association. I’d been there since 1999 after leaving ten years of teaching middle school and high school English, speech, and theater. My son’s birth in late 2004 and a life long interest in running a business made for a leap of faith into entrepreneurship! Many industry colleagues took the leap of faith as well: providing me with opportunities for projects, consulting, and speaker representation. Adrienne Nichols, another former state education director, brought her knowledge and project management skills; Karel Murray, as one our first speaker clients, became an advocate and trusted advisor. I’m so grateful to the many colleagues who have given us a chance to demonstrate our points of pride: Before-You-Can-Ask-For-It Service and Exceptional Performance in All Things.
Lisa Betts, President, BettsWorks Inc. / RealEstateSpeakers.com