Jared James is currently an in-demand keynote speaker and entrepreneur that has been dubbed by many as the “WHY GUY” because of his obsession with people, why they do what they do, and ultimately how to get them to change their behavior going forward.
In his previous career as a Realtor, Jared built one of the largest and fastest growing teams in the country, was inducted into the Hall of Fame for the world’s largest real estate company, wrote a best-selling book for his publisher and was even voted by the over 2 million readers of the international publication REALTOR Magazine as their #1 Realtor in the USA under the age of 30… all before the age of 28.
In addition to the training Jared does for his virtual coaching students and others, he writes regularly for publications like REALTOR magazine and RISMedia and was even named recently by the popular site “Klout” as one of the 25 most influential people in the real estate industry today.
James will be teaching "Get Out of YOUR Way," a course focused on YOU in your business. He shares concepts, psychological truths, and actionable steps designed to help attendees gain the ultimate advantage in life and business. James will also be teaching his course "Bridging the Gap." Bridging the Gap helps REALTORS combine yesterday's practices with today's trends. A growing gap exists between how business used to be done and how today's professionals perceive it should be done. Jared breaks down the complicated relationship between new-age tech and old-school handshakes.
Mark is a 20 year veteran of the real estate industry. By age 23, he averaged 52 transactions
a year with a 10 day market time and a 99% list to sales price ratio. Mark’s animated, humorous and
engaging teaching style will leave you with practical tools and the motivation needed to take action
A Broker, Investor, Consultant and Instructor who has made a career out of helping individuals and
companies unleash their potential. Mark and his company, Mark Porter Live, bring dozens of
training courses and resources to thousands of professionals across the world. You too can benefit
from his specialization in Planning, Systems and Technology!
Mark’s efforts contribute to the successes of the largest and most prestigious designations in real
estate, GRI – Graduate REALTORS Institute and CRS – Certified Residential Specialist.
Mark has been a featured speaker for numerous industry organizations & conventions, including:
Century 21, Coldwell Banker; Keller Williams; Prudential; RE/MAX; Hewlett Packard; Kodak; the
Women’s Council of REALTORS®; the National Association of REALTORS®.
Mark will be teaching his course "Working in the Cloud." Working in the Cloud teaches REALTORS® the joys of Instant access to all your files all the time, from home, the office, or on the road. Cloud computing lets you keep all your digital stuff in sync and just a click away. Email, property data, photos, or any other digital data can be accesseduse cloud computing and
paperless systems to be more responsive to customers’ needs. Never again be caught without the info you
Patti Wood, MA, CSP
Patti Wood is an international
speaker and trainer. Since 1982 she has designed
and conducted keynote speeches, workshops and
convention seminars for hundreds of companies
and national associations. She delivers more than
100 presentations a year.
Patti is a Certified Speaking Professional. CSP is a
professional designation of the National Speakers
Association designed to recognize “Masters in the
Industry” and is earned by fewer than eight percent
of its members worldwide.
Beyond her work in speech, Patti is a Body Language Expert as well. Patti has been researching, writing and
speaking on Body Language since 1982. She consults with law
enforcement and corporations on the topic, and her nonverbal communication course at FS is regarded as one of the top college courses in the country.
Patti will be teaching "Body Language and First Impressions." You’re meeting a client or date for the first time, interviewing for a job, greeting a prospect, sitting next to someone new in a meeting, watching an employee come through the door at the beginning of the day, or sit down next to a stranger in a social setting. In each of these situations, you are forming a first impression that determines how you’ll interact with that person, and they are forming and impression of you. Learn to control your body language and turn your day job into your dream job.
To receive more info or confirm your attendance,
please contact Louisiana REALTORS at 1-800-266-8538.