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3 Missouri Full Disclosure
7 California has high tech Silicon Valley
8 Missourians think point and click is a Smith & Wesson.
9 “You think the past five years were nuts? You ain't seen nothin' yet! It's only going to get weirder, tougher, and more turbulent. Which means that LEADERSHIP will be more important than ever!” – Tom Peters
10 In 1980 only 5 RE firms did over 5000 transactions. In 2005 there are over 130 doing more than 5000.
11 “The future is defined by people “on the edges”. They may be a small % of the total, but they represent a crucial window on the future.”
12 1 st - It is ridiculed. 2 nd – It is violently opposed. 3 rd - It is accepted as self-evident. All truth passes through three stages Arthur Schopenhauer
13 HP has 142,000 employees in 178 countries. HP is the largest IT company in Europe, Russia, Middle East, and South Africa The World is Flat – Thomas L. Friedman An American Company??
14 Business needs a massive transfusion of talent, and it is most likely to be found among non-conformists, dissenters and rebels” David Ogilvy
15 When things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often, that individual appears crazy.
16 Andrew Higgins Refused to hire graduates of engineering schools.
17 YOU are the leaders of the Real Estate Industry!
“Look at things now the way they really are! NOT how you wish they were.” Peter Drucker Jack Welch
20 Wikis A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it. Sound like an Encyclopedia??
21 Listserv - any similar software program. 2.an discussion group; an online mailing list. Sound like PEN PALS??
22 Blogs - To write entries in, add material to, or maintain a weblog. Sound like a DIARY??
23 Tablet Computers Sound like a NOTEBOOK??
24 Sound like GOSSIP??
25 Hosts user-generated videos. Includes network and professional content. Sound like a FAMILY VIDEO??
26 Points to Ponder
27 10 Years from NOW
28 US Population will increase
29 Will be more members (new categories)
30 Consumer will join REALTORS® as an advocate
31 Average REALTORS® age will come down
32 Will be less brokerage members
33 Agents will shift to capitalized technology
34 Agents will avoid the model that it is JUST a personal business
35 Transaction will be computerized and become more streamlined
36 Real time Instant pre-approve refinance
37 Virtual Reality will be Reality ( Voice activated sunsets & sunrises)
38 Commissions Will Erode More
39 More specialist will do different parts of transaction
40 International Real Estate will be more relevant
41 Government will be obsessed with TAX REVENUE
42 Governments will be obsessed with the ENVIRONMENT (Water will be more expensive than Oil)
43 Local State and Federal governments will deplete association Legal Action funds
44 USA Dollar will be less relevant
45 “The most dangerous course a leader can follow in a time of crisis is to defer making decisions until they are forced on him and thereupon become inevitable decisions” – Harry Truman
46 “I wonder how far Moses would have gone if he’d taken poll in Egypt” -Harry Truman
47 Microsoft avoids the trap of worrying about criticism. They persist, through version after version.
48 Harvard Business Review June 2007 How Successful Leaders Think “They have the capacity to hold in their heads two opposing ideas at once”
49 Conventional Thinkers – Make either or choices. Settle for best available option. Harvard Business Review June 2007
50 Integrative Thinkers – Creatively resolve tensions among opposing ideas and generate innovative outcomes ! Harvard Business Review June 2007
51 Social Networks What is the most productive? Local service club, chamber of commerce, MySpace, Twitter, Facebook, or Second Life.
52 “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Albert Einstein The World is Flat – Thomas L. Friedman
53 As leaders for the future, no matter how big the footsteps you follow, always blaze your own trail.
54 “ Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a a team of good carpenters to build one. ” Sam Rayburn
55 To inspire effectively, you must first believe in something.
56 Where did the people of our nation find the strength to build our HOME?
57 “Every act of progress the world has ever known began first with a dreamer. After him came the scientist, statesman, expert or technician. But first came the dreamer.” - Rabbi Maurice Davis
Christopher Jones & his Mayflower were hired to carry 102 Pilgrims to America. Half his crew died the first winter.
Patrick Henry introduced his famous anti- Stamp Tax resolution and shocked the Virginia House of Burgesses
Texas was annexed to the Union
United States declared war on Mexico
Defeated 8 times before being elected!
Purchase of Alaska from Russia was ratified
64 One PERSON - One VOTE
"An army of skeletons appeared before our eyes naked, starved, sick and discouraged. Their feet and their legs froze until they were black, and it was often necessary to amputate them."
66 John Hanson First President of the United States of America under The Articles of Confederation Ordered all foreign troops off US soil. He Established: The Great Seal of the US still used today. The First Treasury. The First Secretary of War. The First Foreign Affairs Department. 4 th Thursday in Nov as Thanksgiving.
67 As The Future Catches You – Juan Enriquez ¾ of the flags, borders, anthems and moneys represented at the UN today did not exist 50 years ago.
68 Out of clutter, find simplicity, From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity – Albert Einstein The World is Flat – Thomas L. Friedman
69 “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers
70 The Job of a Leader is to LEAD The Question is… LEAD How? The Question is… LEAD How?
71 No one got up the courage to storm the Bastille because they got a MEMO!
Words (Not 17 & 75) Under all is the land. Upon its wise utilization and widely allocated ownership depend the survival and growth of free institutions and of our civilization
73 Such interest impose obligations beyond those of ordinary commerce.
74 NO inducement of profit and NO instruction from clients ever can justify departure from this ideal.
76 Do you know who guards the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier? (Tomb of Unknowns)
77 They are Men and Women who commit 2 years of their life to guard the tomb
78 The first six months of duty a guard cannot talk to anyone, nor watch TV.
79 They must live in a barracks UNDER the Tomb!
80 Every guard spends five hours a day getting their uniforms ready for guard duty.
81 All off duty their time is spent studying the 175 notable people laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. A guard must memorize who they are and where they are interred.
82 Hurricane Isabel September 2003 During winds that overturned vehicles and turned debris into projectiles… the measured step continued!
83 They pledge to not to swear in public for the rest of their lives!
84 They pledge to not drink any alcohol on or OFF duty for the rest of their lives
85 After 2 years, their only material reward is a wreath pin. They must obey the rules for the rest of their lives or give up the pin. Only 400 are presently worn!
86 It is about Commitment, Leadership, and OUR HOME!