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Good morning -- how is everyone? I hope you're all doing great. You should be. Today is a brand-new day. Filling the cup bone dry I trashed my original opening statement, the one I worked for a week to perfect. The speakers who addressed the crowd prior to my keynote managed to slide their straws into the half-empty cup that was this audience of 400 Realtors and suck it dry. The agents were in attendance as a course requirement -- credits towards yet another designation. Each covered a different real estate subject: title, the economy, mortgage, investment strategy. Gloom, doom and the apocalypse. And then me. I was tasked with filling the empty cup with sweet, energizing nectar. Each speaker went overtime driving home the "realities" of the industry today. As the minutes ticked away, ...