I am particularly saddened at the news of the passing of Steve Jobs. This got me to thinking.

At a time when our world screams for leadership, creativity and a committed hands-on approach, where is the real estate’s industry example of such a leader and visionary?

Who understands that first we must get better at what we do – and is willing to do the work required – with a committed hands-on approach? Have we convinced ouselves that technology replaces trust?

Once skill mastery is accomplished, who has the vision for how we can improve the consumer experience and satisfaction with us?

Who will step up?