Leadership Development

Are you ready to excel while leading in times of change?

The all-new REALTOR® LEARN. ELEVATE. ACCELERATE. DELIVER (L.E.A.D.) initiative will be comprised of three courses. The third course has already been launched, with the first and second coming soon in August 2021.

What makes the REALTOR® L.E.A.D. courses different?

It’s been crafted as a leadership experience for many stages of a volunteer leader’s journey and uses a series of story arcs to convey real life examples of leadership in the REALTOR® organization, as well as practical application and knowledge transfer. This course and program targets multiple volunteer leaders:

  • Emerging LeadersLeaders at the start of their journey that want to flesh out their skills to lead with intention and vision.
  • Seasoned LeadersLeaders with experience who want to explore and refine areas of growth as an elevation of skill.
  • Volunteer LeadersREALTOR® leaders who are interested in exploring leadership skills applicable at all levels.
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Take the Vision Course at the 2021 REALTORS® Conference & Expo

Interested in taking the REALTOR® L.E.A.D.: Vision Course: Executing Your Leadership Vision during the 2021 REALTORS® Conference and Trade Expo? Register for the Conference, and sign up for the course today. 


The full set of L.E.A.D. courses will include three total courses and will focus on developing and elevating essential leadership skills, and will also specifically address leadership needs for the REALTOR® association. The first two courses will address leadership building blocks and leadership strategies and will be available in 2021. The third course in the REALTOR® L.E.A.D. journey is the Vision Course: Executing Your Leadership Vision. This course is a live or live-virtual experience and will be offered by NAR a few times per year. Additionally, this course can be licensed to a state or local association to offer for their own members. If you are interested in bringing this course to your association, please contact us at REALTORLead@nar.realtor for more information.

Subject matter experts for the development of this new leadership program are led by Elizabeth Mendenhall and include Ron Phipps, John Sebree, Christine Todd, Steve Francks, Ginger Downs, Tommy Choi, and Krista Clark.

To learn more about the L.E.A.D. Courses, please contact REALTORLead@nar.realtor.