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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Pareto Realty - TN #251071
Tips and commentary For Home Buyers & Sellers and REALTORS with primary focus on LIVE - Work - Play - Life Rhythm - Life Performance Oriented thinking for regular folks



It's a Sunday afternoon, and I am just stopping by the computer to check in on the outside world. We have an overcast and cool day here in Nashville - Very nice weather for being outside.In my in-box, I found a message from Peter - He said: "Been wanting to put together a lead generating class or...
Peter commmented on my blog @ permission based marketing.He noticed that "Keller Williams Speak" changed . . . The red book says that we should develop a marketing based, prospecting enhanced Lead Generation System . . . and the new material reverses it to say "Prospecting based and marketing enh...
Sallie commented on my last post: " In our office we have set aside 9-11 a.m. for lead generation.  There are 'do not disturb...lead generation in progress" signs on our office doors.  Everyone is asked to respect these two hours as "quiet time".  I had considered your idea of just sitting at my ...
Picture the perfect little story-book cottage with the 100 year old shade tree standing over it and offering a lush, green cover through the warm seasons.Buyer sees the houses in mid-January and envisions (because the tree is bare in mid winter) the beautiful green canopy over the peaceful front ...
First thing this morning, I tuned into the SouthEast Region "March Madness Teleconference Call" and heard lots of good stuff . . . The one thing that stuck in my mind that gave me my "script of the day" was the concept of the accumulation effect.This basically equates to mastery through "time on ...
Permission Based marketingHaving been away from the blogging world for a week as we rambled about the Pacific NorthWest for Spring Break, I am in the airport thinking about gathering myself together to get back to business. The week was a nice break . . . Virtually NO business activity for a week...
"they didn't know what I KNOW .... that, when you're asking the right question and inviting the right people, Open Space always works!"This is a simple truth - a tasty morsel - tidy tid-bit - Whatever you might call it . . . I picked this up on a listserve I participate in @ Organizational Develo...
Many great leaders have learned the hard way. When leading a group, organization, or country, a leader can lose competitive advantage simply by exercising "too tight" controls on their "people". It is easy to fall into this trap unknowingly because the culprit is not much more than an inflexible ...
I tried to log in today to write a post and ACTIVE RAIN WAS DOWN!OH M'GOSH!I was literally crushed . . . Somehow, I gathered myself together and came to my senses and realized that I have another blogsite @ so I went there and wrote a bit. If you skip over ...
Tomorrow afternoon, most of the young people in Middle Tennessee will emerge from their schools knowing that they will not have to go back til a week from Tuesday.That's TEN FULL DAYS OUT OF SCHOOL - A veritable challenge for any parent who must continue to work to keep food on the table.If you'r...

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Stream of consciousness commentary on the real estate industry from the perspective of a Principal Real Estate Broker and Founder of Pareto REalty, LLC in Middlle Tennessee - Also a Career Development Coach with vast Organizational Development/Transformation training and experience - in the industry since 1993