Team Leader Conference
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Introducing Team Leader Conference 2022

In the self-employed world of real estate, connecting and brainstorming with the best in the business is essential to every team leader’s success. At this annual two-day conference style event, top industry leaders from across North America gather to exchange ideas, grow their leadership skills and work on building their legacy business.
  • Discover why teams are the single greatest economic opportunity to hit the real estate industry.
  • Learn how to become the leader your team needs from industry legends with decades of proven leadership success.
  • Uncover the dysfunctions on your team and how to fix them.
  • Find out how to double your income, take more time off and build a legacy business.
  • Connect and brainstorm with fellow top industry leaders and learn what’s working, and not working, for them and their teams.

Event Details

The Team Leader COnference

September 13-14, 2022 

Arizona Biltmore

2400 E. Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016

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General Admission - $1,495
Referral Maker® PRO, Group & One2One Coaching™ Members - $995
Team Coaching Members - FREE

Featured Speakers

Learn from the best minds in business during 10 content-packed sessions. Brian Buffini shares in-depth personal insights that helped him build a fortune and start his own journey towards significance. You'll only hear these at this event! Plus, you’ll learn from world-class speakers and have personal interactions with special guests who are dedicated to growing just like you.
Brian Buffini

Buffini & Company Chairman and Founder

Patrick Lencioni

Founder & President of The Table Group

Dermot Buffini

Buffini & Company Chief Executive Officer

Amy Somerville

Vice President of Professional Development &
Industry Engagement


Day 1: Tuesday, September 13

SESSION 1: Right Team, Right Model — Brian Buffini
Choosing the wrong economic model can have a devastating impact on your business. Discover how the right methods and model will multiply efforts and return for a more profitable and enjoyable business.
SESSION 2: Team Lead Generation — Brian Buffini
Learn how the true power of a team helps you scale up, grow your top and bottom line and fully leverage your time, money, and resources.
Networking Lunch
SESSION 3: How to Put the Lead in Team Leader — Dermot Buffini
This session will be a deep dive into the skills necessary to lead a successful team. Learn how to become a person of influence through delegation, team motivation, dealing with conflict and more.
SESSION 4: Real Teams Have REALStrengths — Amy Somerville panel discussion with Dave McGhee, Kevin Buffini and Rachael Yeaman
Understand your natural communication style so you use it effectively to hire the right people, lead them the right way and have a team that works together as a cohesive unit.
Evening Reception: 6.00 pm

Day 2: Wednesday, September 14

SESSION 5: The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team — Patrick Lencioni
One of the world’s foremost experts on leadership and teamwork, Lencioni will share how to overcome a lack of trust among team members and instead engage in constructive conflict. Walk away with a practical guide to making your team more functional and cohesive.
SESSION 6: Building a Winning Culture — Brian Buffini
Whether the market is up, or the market is down, there’s a roadmap to success in this business – discover how to unlock it for your agents with this step-by-step approach to catapult their production, efficiency and output.
Networking Lunch
SESSION 7: The 7 Figure Club Out of the Box — Amy Somerville
In this interactive, audience engaging session Amy will explore natural communication styles and how they can be harnessed effectively to hire the right people, lead them the right way and have a team that works together as a cohesive unit.
SESSION 8: A Coaching Session with Brian Buffini
Brian Buffini built his first real estate team 30 years ago, and in this intimate session you’ll get to ask your questions one-on-one with the legend of real estate.

Brian Buffini

Buffini & Company Chairman and Founder

America's Largest Real Estate Training & Coaching Company

Brian Buffini is the founder and chairman of Buffini & Company, the largest training and coaching company in North America. Based in Carlsbad, California, Buffini & Company has trained more than 3 million business professionals in 41 countries and has coached more than 25,000 business people. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Brian emigrated to San Diego in 1986, where he became the classic American rags-to-riches story. After becoming one of the top-producing real estate agents in the nation, he founded Buffini & Company—an organization dedicated to sharing his powerful lead-generation systems with others.

In addition, Brian’s podcast, The Brian Buffini Show, has more than 12 million listeners in 178 countries. Brian became a New York Times, Amazon and Wall Street Journal best-selling author with his latest book, “The Emigrant Edge.” Today, Brian travels the world sharing a message of encouragement about how to “live the good life.” He has been inducted into the RISMedia Real Estate Newsmakers Hall of Fame and has been recognized in the Swanepoel Power 200. Brian and his bride, Beverly — co-founder of Buffini & Company — have six children and reside in Southern California.

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Ethan Kross

Ethan Kross is an award-winning professor and bestselling author in the University of Michigan’s top ranked Psychology Department and its Ross School of Business. He studies how the conversations people have with themselves impact their health, performance, decision-making, and relationships. Kross wrote the national bestseller Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why it Matters and How to Harness It, which was chosen as one of the best new books of the year by the Washington Post, CNN, USA Today, and Amazon. It was also the Winning Winter 2021 selection for Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant, Susan Cain, and Dan Pink’s Next Big Idea Book Club. Described as a “masterpiece” by pioneering researcher Angela Duckworth, Chatter will soon be translated into over 35 languages.

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Dermot Buffini

Dermot Buffini is the CEO of Buffini & Company, the largest business coaching and training company in North America.

Joining Buffini & Company in 1999 as the Senior Vice President of Business Development, Dermot was responsible for developing new markets and corporate partnerships, as well as the company’s overall growth plan. He quickly became known as a passionate leader and prominent business strategist. Dermot assumed the CEO role in 2013 and under his leadership provides a significant impact in the lives of more than six million people from 164 countries through the company’s events, podcast, training and coaching programs.

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Dermot immigrated to San Diego, California, in 1999. He can be heard every month on America’s fastest growing business podcast, The Brian Buffini Show exploring the mindset, motivation and methodologies of success.


Patrick Lencioni

Founder & President of The Table Group

Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement.

Lencioni’s passion for organizations and the people who work in them is reflected in his writing, speaking and executive consulting. He is the author of twelve best-selling books with nearly seven million copies sold. After eighteen years in print, his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, remains a fixture on national best-seller lists. His most recent book, The Motive: Why So Many Leaders Abdicate Their Most Important Responsibilities, was released in February 2020. He is also the host of the popular business podcast, At The Table with Patrick Lencioni. Pat’s latest model, The Six Types of Working Genius, is designed to help people find joy and energy in their work.

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Amy Somerville

Vice President of Professional Development & Industry Engagement

As Vice President of Professional Development & Industry Engagement, Amy Somerville leads Buffini & Company’s professional development efforts and leverages her valuable experience as an acclaimed national presenter to support international, team, broker and agent training programs. Amy is a visionary leader and a go-to, high-energy speaker, panelist and facilitator. She has been the host of Buffini & Company 7 Figure Club — Live™ and has also shared the stage with the likes of Jay Leno and Wayne Brady. Amy holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and technical communications from Colorado State University, did MBA coursework at the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Business and completed an executive development program at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Amy is married to her college sweetheart, Lance, and they are proud parents of two young daughters.