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Check out the new real estate and business sessions from our talented speakers.

23 Strategies to Elevate Your 2023 - The BOOM Team

The market changes. What got you here in 2022 won’t get you there in 2023. So if you want to increase your health, wealth, and happiness, it’s time to rethink what you’re doing with the help of 23 powerful strategies from The BOOM Team. From video texting and time blocking to using YouTube skippable ads and Google Business Profile Ranking, you won't want to miss this smorgasbord of tools and tactics designed to launch your 2023 toward massive success. 1 hour

How to Host Dynamic Virtual Real Estate Seminars for Buyers and Sellers - Ifoma Pierre

Have you tried to host a home buyer or seller seminar? You printed the flyers, bought the food, and booked the venue only to have three people show up? Yep, happened to me too; that's why I’ve created a system for hosting engaging virtual real estate seminars to educate (and generate) buyers and sellers. The best way to more listings and more sales is to be face to face with potential prospects; what better way to do that than with 10, 20 even 50 people at a time? With over 2,000 buyers and sellers generated, multiple events held, and a few hundred contracts closed, I can show you how! I'll unpack my findings and give you an easy-to-follow, step-by-step process to get you in front of ready to transact buyers and sellers.

Key Takeaways:
Leave with the exact blueprint for hosting a virtual real estate seminar immediately.
Discover the right tools & ads to guarantee 50+ local home buyers attend each virtual event.
Find out where to go to find buyers and sellers who are ready to buy and sell right now!
1-2 hrs

TECHniques to Boost Your Productivity - Ifoma Pierre

Need to get more done in less time? Who Doesn’t?! Tech can get you there. This session is bursting with information about CRMs; email hacks and productivity add-ons; Facebook Ad writing software; social media calendars, schedulers, and tools; AI generated property description software and more. You’ll even get tools to help you follow up automatically with your sphere of influence for the next 5 years without lifting a finger ever again. 1-2 hrs

The Experience Factor - How to Connect Better Using Technology - Ifoma Pierre

The stakes are high, the rewards are great: You can build your relationships in any setting! In an age where we're all strapped with screens and competing for our audiences' attention, the question isn't just how to reach others, but how to create an experience with them.
In The Experience Factor, you’ll learn how to use tech tools to strengthen relationships, deepen listening skills, and create rich learning experiences both online and in person. You’ll get a roadmap designed for educators--or anyone--who wants to leverage technology to build empathy and engagement. This fast paced, fun and interactive session explores how digital tools can ease and enrich your approach to sharing, learning, and leading. View a Testimonial1-3 hours; Versions available for Instructors, Agents, & Brokers

8 Tips to Overcoming Burnout Fog: Manage Change & Enjoy Real Estate Again - Monica Neubauer

Keynote or Session Recent years and hectic markets have worn us out! While congratulations are due for persevering for your family and clients, continuing to exist in an exhausted, spent state just isn’t sustainable! Monica will give you 10 or more real tips for dealing with the brain fog, stress, and exhaustion trying to take you under.

You’ll get action steps to help you:

  • Find a healthy way through the mental and emotional space you are in
  • Cultivate a physical atmosphere that encourages peace
  • Take steps to get back into a community of friends and colleagues

45-60 minutes; Workshop Available

Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing - Monica Neubauer

Most association executives are steeped in the concept of implicit bias, the unconscious attitudes that can lead people to treat others unfairly. Now, expanding on the 50-minute implicit-bias training video released in 2020, the National Association of REALTORS® has launched a classroom training program, “Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing.” The program helps real estate professionals learn tactics to interrupt stereotypical thinking so they can provide equal professional service to every prospect or client. Participants will examine their ideas about people from various identity groups, explore the assumptions they may not know they’re making, and learn how to be more comfortable working across lines of difference. By engaging participants in exercises to build new habits of equitable behavior, “Bias Override” helps REALTORS® overcome barriers to working with clients of diverse backgrounds and avoid fair housing pitfalls. 3-4 hours

How to Use the DiSC Profile to Sell More Effectively - Monica Neubauer

Communicate better with people based on their general personality and communication tendencies to help them feel comfortable in the transaction. If we can tailor our materials and presentations to their communication style, we will have greater success in forming a cohesive team and helping them make a decision. This enables agents to proactively help their clients based on their needs and perceptions.

  • Recognize clients’ general personality traits and adapt to their styles
  • Get better results with clients by using tools better communication tools
  • Discover YOUR communication style so you can understand why you struggle to communicate with some personality types

1-3 hours

Association Operations in a Post-Covid World - Maura Neill

Has Covid changed association operations for good? How are REALTOR® associations addressing staff morale, the Great Resignation, working from home, or hybrid options? Learn more about what the “new normal” looks like for associations and what it means for their employees and their operating procedures. Leave this session with examples you can implement as your association adjusts to the “new normal.”
Topic Bulletpoints:
-How COVID has changed association operations and what they look like moving forward
-Potential models/office structures
-Tactics for enhancing staff morale
-Hiring 100% remote or shared employees
-Remote vs. in person, and hybrid office options
-How are we are adapting and moving forward
1-2 hours

Great Questions and Difficult Conversations - Maura Neill

Understanding our clients’ needs and motivations improves our ability to negotiate and serve them. Asking the right questions the right way and being comfortable with difficult conversations makes you a better business professional and calmer in your relationships. Discover the questions you should be asking--with buyers, with sellers, with investors, in multiple offer scenarios, and more! Find out how reflective listening, humble inquiry, body language and social cues can direct conversations. 1-2 hours

Perception, Reality & Your Emotional Intelligence - Maura Neill

Keynote or Session A high level of emotional intelligence is the key to better communication, healthier associations - both personal and professional - and a happier life. This session explores the psychology of perception versus reality and its impact on relationship-building, as well as how one's emotional intelligence plays a role in making (or breaking) interpersonal relationships. 1 hr

Real Estate Karma: Unethical, Illegal, or Just Plain Rude? - Trista Curzydlo

VIEW SAMPLE “But is it illegal?” After practicing law in the real estate arena for nearly 20 years, this is a question that Trista Curzydlo has heard a lot. This course takes a look at situations that real estate agents face and delineates between what's illegal, what's unethical, and what is just plain rude! You'll hear actual tales from the trenches (that might sound all too familiar) and then engage in a review to find out what behavior crosses which line! With Trista's characteristic humorous approach and sharp insights, Real Estate Karma gets REAL. 1-3 hours

"Thank you so much for your wonderful presentation this morning. It was the perfect mix of information, humor and audience participation. We were thrilled with our turnout and can’t wait to welcome you back!"
- Courtney McLaughlin, Education Services Manager, Canopy Real Estate Institute

The Fair Housing Act: Where It Started & How It’s Going - Trista Curzydlo

Every sector of the real estate industry has changed significantly since the Fair Housing Act was adopted over 50 years ago. In this course, you’ll follow the Act’s history, the formal amendments adding additional protected basis, the guidance on enforcement, and the changes real estate professionals have made—and have yet to make—to their practices. New technologies have changed both how real estate licensees advertise and how advertising regulations are enforced. Trista will provide you with a set of best practices to help guide you in your use of new media. You’ll also become up to date on issues impacting Fair Housing such as The Equal Access Rule of 2012, Housing for Older Persons, Sexual Harassment, and Disparate Impact. 3-4 hours

Well, THAT Escalated Quickly…Recent Lessons for Real Estate Practitioners - Trista Curzydlo

What you don’t know won’t protect you once problems escalate. Get ahead of the curve and manage your risk by attending this information-packed session for supervising brokers. Attorney Trista Curzydlo covers fair housing, court-recognized sexual harassment, service and support animals (there’s a difference!), ADA Title 1 and COVID, and antitrust behaviors online. But the information doesn’t stop there. Trista arms you with effective measures to pre-emptively address the hazards; for example, she offers 6 best practices to manage risk caused by social engineering attacks, how to effectively protect client and staff data from security breaches, how a Business Continuity Plan allows the brokerage to continue operations in a disaster, and more. Sound Dry? Not with Trista! She not only knows the law, she finds the humor in it all as well. 4 hours

Managing to the Momentum - Pam Ermen

For Brokers; KEYNOTE or SESSION  Are you ready for a simplified, effective, breakthrough business planning process to increase your agents’ production, focus, and effectiveness? Be the coach you’ve always wanted to be while putting the responsibility for performance and monthly follow-through where it belongs – with your sales force! This isn’t theory – Pam’s doing it successfully every day! Learn how you can push your sales force to new production levels, profitability, and passion. Eliminate the mediocrity production plateau! 1-2 hours

“I can’t thank you enough for your presentation yesterday. It was right on track with what we wanted to get the leadership team thinking about. Your energy was phenomenal, and you kept everyone engaged.” – Sandy Jones, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Shift Happens! - Pam Ermen

Changing skillsets to align with a shifting market is the foundation a consistently successful career! Millions of real estate professionals spent years mastering the skills necessary to survival in a mega-strong seller’s market, becoming like an experienced engineer on a runaway train! Even successful agents with over a decade of strong sales are now being challenged by a market retraction of this magnitude. In Shift Happens, you will find out how to align your success with the dynamics of a market in transition in 5 simple steps. You'll learn to control your outcome--instead of manage your circumstance--and deliver successful sales results regardless of changing market conditions. 1-2 hours

The Proactive Principles of Leadership - Pam Ermen

Keynote or Session Are you currently MANAGING an office or LEADING an office? Does your interaction with your sales force create a culture of valuable relationships, intentional productivity and effective accountability? Improve your impact as a leader and your ability to set the standards of excellence for your office by joining Pam Ermen for an empowering conversation that will highlight well defined principles of proactive leadership! 45-90 minutes hours

7 Steps to Turning LinkedIn into a Lead Generating Machine - Antoine Dupont

Award-winning marketing strategist Antoine Dupont shows you how to put the power of LinkedIn to work for you!

Key Takeaways:

  • What LinkedIn Pages are and why they matter for your business
  • How to build a winning strategy that builds a community around your services
  • Content that converts on LinkedIn Pages and why
  • The newest LinkedIn Pages features that real estate agents need to know about

1+ hour

“Thanks again for a great meeting, Antoine! The feedback from the agents was excellent - they really enjoyed your content and personality.” - Emma Davis, CEO, Pointe3 Real Estate LLC

The Top 7 Emerging Social Media Marketing Trends - Abhi Golhar

Building your brand using social media is harder today than it’s ever been. Knowing what to post and how to post it is only half the battle! The real struggle can be identifying the developing trends and how to benefit most from them before they peak. Abhi will reveal how today’s top 7 emerging social media marketing trends can be harnessed to build and monetize your reputation now and into the future. 1-2 hrs

Bias in Appraisals - Melanie McLane

Are you a biased appraiser? Are you possibly a biased appraiser who doesn’t recognize your own bias? In this session, we’ll discuss your requirements under Fannie Mae and USPAP to not let bias be a part of your appraisal practice.

You'll come away from this session being able to:

  • List the words and phrases you should never use
  • Evaluate a property based on the facts
  • Identify shifts in the markets

1-3 hours

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Real Estate - Melanie McLane

ANSI is the American National Standard for Single-Family Residential Buildings.
Join us for an informative webinar on ANSI standards and how they will affect all of us in the real estate industry. Fannie Mae began requiring that appraisers measure to ANSI guidelines as of April 1, 2022. Currently, FHA and VA are not requiring this, nor would an appraiser necessarily use these guidelines for a private appraisal, such as a divorce or an estate. Agents need to understand how these standards will affect the marketing and appraising of homes. 1-2 hours

Enneagram 101: An Introduction to the Enneagram for Your Life and Business - Ashton Gustafson

The Enneagram is a personality profile tool that has become very popular recently. In this session, Ashton will give a brief introduction to the Enneagram and provide some key takeaways on how to improve communications and expectations with your customer base. 45-60 minutes

A Visit to Your Company Doctor - Marc Cunningham

We all know we are “supposed” to see our doctor each year for a health exam. The doctor checks your heart rate, blood pressure, maybe draws blood to screen for issues. In this session, you'll perform a health checkup on your business by answering questions from 20 different categories such as generating income, employee management, marketing effectiveness, liability, and online reputation. We'll then discuss ways to strengthen those areas to ensure the long-term health of your business! 1-2 hours

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