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Listed in 2009 report of the top 100 Most Influential Women in Real Estate, Karel Murray is a professional keynote speaker and business trainer who has had the pleasure of connecting with hundreds of audiences throughout the US and abroad. Dedicated to providing relevant and timely information to licensees, Karel holds a nothing but the truth attitude when delivering content related to building a real estate career.
She holds a BA in Human Resources and has earned numerous designations and certifications, including the prestigious National Speakers Association CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) and the Real Estate Educators Association DREI (Distinguished Real Estate Instructor). Her resume includes experience as a human resources regional executive of a large commercial insurance firm, as an award-winning sales person, and as a manager of a top producing real estate office.
An accomplished author and humorist, Karel has made several media appearances and local, regional, and national publication have shared her articles. Her trademarked “The Basics of Profitability” program for new licensees and CPR for Managers Series are targeted specifically to brokers. In addition, she has published Hitting Our Stride: Women, Work and What Matters, Straight Talk: Getting Off the Curb and is a featured author in Extreme Excellence: Dynamic Interviews with America’s Top 10 Performance Experts. Karel publishes a monthly newsletter—Think Forward!® read by thousands of subscribers. In addition to her published works, Karel produces a weekly podcast series where she interviews industry experts on various topics: http://www.JustForAMomentPodcast.com and has a blog at http://www.HittingOurStride.net.