Matthew Ferrara, Philosopher

All posts tagged leadership

[VIDEO} Matthew Ferrara explores leadership that unlocks our potential and inspires others - and creates a powerful competitive asset.  Read more

Here's a look at what leadership might make possible if it changes its focus from problems to opportunities.  Read more

[VIDEO] Matthew Ferrara explores the unique advantages leaders create by taking the actions that only leaders can take.  Read more

Some great advice given to one of America's greatest industrial heroes. Needed today, more than ever.  Read more

Nothing excites us more than when a broker breaks with the common wisdom of the tribe. Edina Realty proves that leadership matters, perhaps just in the nick of time.  Read more

Everybody's clamoring for leadership these days in politics, business, education. But who's asking where those leaders should take us? Leadership without a map is a trap.  Read more

It has been one hell of a year for small businesses in America. Longer hours, less pay and fewer customers have added up to more stress at the office. It’s time to remember what made the “good old days” so good and build that into the future.  Read more

Can you feel it? Maybe it's the change of seasons, the political campaigns or robo-signers who are to blame, but what the housing industry needs right now is just a little peace and quiet.  Read more

So what if the housing market takes another turn for the worse? Markets go up, markets go down. Unless you're ready to quit selling real estate, what matters isn't the market but your strategy. Here's why.  Read more

Conducting office meetings can be an expensive proposition. Follow these "do's and don'ts" to make your office meetings really count.  Read more

Here are ten simple phrases managers can work into their recruiting conversations with potential candidates. The agent's reaction to any one of them should instantly tell you if you have found the right person for the job.  Read more

In Part 1, we started the countdown towards May 1, the Day After. In Part 2, we offer ten suggestions for REALTORS to stay in business when the dust settles.  Read more

Perhaps the Aflac spokesduck can teach real estate brokers how to avoid quacking-up by the time the housing market turns around.  Read more

Matthew Ferrara offers ten ways to start focusing on what you can - and will - do this year to reach your success.  Read more

Hindsight is always 20/20, they say. Unless, of course, you spend most of your time navel gazing. So it’s almost myopic to point out that some ideas’ time has come. And other ideas’ time has passed. On one hand, it’s time for every sale to include in-house ancillary sales. On the other hand, it’s time for NAR to give up the dream of one HAL-like central database. Didn’t they find the bellybutton lint the last time they tried it?