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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



How many times in your life have you really thought about your VISION? I know that you work every day. You certainly are doing a great honing your skills and Lead Generating and servicing clients. I also know that you likely take great pride in your professionalism and ability to help people with...
Yesterday (Thursday) was the last day of Mega Camp. For me, it was nothing short of perfect because I had the good fortune of spending @ 4 hours with @ 60 other "Productivity Coaches" in a very lively and informative Mastermind Session led by Dianna Kokoska. We explored in great depth many of the...
WOW! Look out world - Virtual world that is . . . Today, we were bedazzled by a tremendous show of force by the technological prowess of the Keller Williams Realty International Technology folks. We had 4 hours of fresh information, and Icame away with some nuggets of wisdom that I am certain wil...
Well . . . I gotta tell you, there's NO WAY I can capture the happenings of the day any way to honor the power of the day. Suffice it to say that I am eternally grateful and humbly indebted to the tremendous sharing of ideas, scripts, motivation, community support . . . Coming to Mega Camp and Ma...
WHEW! It's been a long day. We (all 5000 of us) gathered in the Austin Convention Center @ 8 AM with great expectation for  a great day of learning . . . and we were not disappointed. The day was fulll of Gary Keller marching through the 12 tactics as defined in the new book "SHIFT" - Gary litera...
Just a quick note before we leave the hotel for day 1 of Mega-camp here in Austin. I am very excited about seeing Gary Keller "flying solo" on stage this morning talking about the 12 tactics in the new book "SHIFT" . . . Not just because it's Gary, but also because I have just reviewed the Notes ...
Whew! Today, I flew to Austin from Nashville with stops in Birmingham and Dallas along the way. This was the airlines' way of communicating to me the importance of FOCUSing on what I am doing when I book my flights. I thought I had booked a non-stop flight . . . because I'm not a big fan of the t...
Does it really matter how many years a REALTOR has been selling real estate? Does it matter how many deals an agent has done? Does a high number of years in the business or volume of deals establish any useful "grounds" to expect superior performance? My answer to all of the above is a firm "NO" ...
This seems to be a hot topic. For sure, prospecting is more effective in this business environment than good old fashioned marketing. We are finding that DIRECT human contact FAR out-performs the media and the mailbox. The question is: "Who are we going to talk to?" I might be starting to sound l...
And then DON'T DO IT! (Opposite of "Just do it!") How complex is your life? How often are you overwhelmed by the sheer volume of "stuff to do"? Do you ever just want to wad the "ToDo List" up and toss it without doing ANYTHING? If any or all of the above, I believe that you might be in the grip o...

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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