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Staying positive in today’s real estate climate

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There's an old saying, "Be careful what you ask for, you might just get it." Have you ever considered how much your mindset matters to your success? A major challenge agents face today is creating and maintaining a positive mindset. This is harder than ever as we see people lose their homes in foreclosure. Making matters worse, we are bombarded by horrific images of earthquakes, nuclear power plant meltdowns, and tornadoes wiping out entire towns.It's even more difficult when we face personal challenges, whether it's our health, the loss of a loved one, or financial difficulties. What's particularly challenging about maintaining a positive mindset is how easily it can be undermined by a simple comment, especially if it comes from a friend or a loved one. To illustrate this point, anyone who knows me well has heard the stories about my great travel karma. In all the years I have spent on the speaking circuit, American Airlines has never failed to get me to my speaki...