Find out what the best leaders are doing to create team cultures where people want to stay put. Listen in as Vija Williams goes deep with Emily Smith, COO of Wemert Group Realty, and Dani Blain, leader of Dani Blain Team with Keller Williams, on their magnetic team cultures and how they keep it authentic.

“Real estate is a lifestyle … it is not a 9-to-5, it is a lifestyle, so you have to love and like the people you’re doing business with. And when you do that, it all just begins to build in ways that you could never expect,” said Emily Smith, COO of Wemert Group Realty.

Smith goes into what life is like at her teamerage (team + brokerage) with her “Wemates” (Wemert + teammates) including how she calendars culture with database-focused weekly meetings and intentional team lunches once a week.

Dani Blain, leader of Dani Blain Team with Keller Williams, recounted the tough journey she personally and her team have been on since her husband, and the former team leader, took his life last May.

“We truly are a family. If it were not for our team, I don’t know that I would necessarily want to continue to do real estate,” Blain said.

Listen in as Ben Kinney Companies’ Vija Williams goes deep with these team leaders on their magnetic team cultures.

Watch the full conversation above on Inman Select.

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