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I recently caught up with Pam O'Connor, the President and CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, which is a global real estate network with membership from about 600 independent real estate firms. Pam recapped some of the hot topics from the network's annual conference, held last month in Las Vegas. The following are excerpts from my Q-and-A with O'Connor. Q: Can you discuss some of the highlights of the conference? A: We used video to share examples of how members engage, innovate and lead, and our speakers focused on these strategies as well. (Speakers) covered the gamut on ways to engage both consumers and agents ... addressed concepts and processes to foster innovation and ... shared leadership best practices. Former White House adviser, economist and author Todd Buchholz provide insights on the global economy and political landscape as they relate to our business. Q: Social Media has had such an impact on the real estate industry. What are some of t...