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6 characteristics of great leaders

Sherry Chris shares insight on attaining personal and professional goals

At our recent AFIRE (Awesome Females in Real Estate) Conference, Sherry Chris, the CEO and president of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, delivered a powerful closing keynote rich in strategies that can help both leaders and agents improve their businesses and their personal lives as well. Whether you are an agent who is the CEO of your own individual real estate business or someone who holds a leadership position in your organization, Sherry Chris has identified six leadership qualities that can help you to achieve your personal and professional goals more easily. 1. Humility Chris believes that humility is being happy with yourself, being unassuming, and being unselfish. At the heart of humility is the willingness to share. In fact, the more you give, the more you receive in return. Chris advises to "Give openly, since 90 percent of the people with whom you share will never take action." 2. Commitment You are the boss of your own life. An important way to demonstra...