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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



Perhaps this could Gary Keller's 13th Tactic for Thriving in a shifted market . . . I had a couple of fun coaching sessions yesterday. It was refreshing to have some time with some of  our newly licensed associates who are nothing short of "happy-go-lucky" . . . full of energy and drive and new i...
 I don't usually re-blog stuff . . . but this one is worthy enough (and the author gives clear permission) . . . . This comes from My favorite Seth Godin and rings especially true for LOTS of people in today's business environment. I have some comments of my own (of course) at the end, so I hope ...
Sales person? Consultant? REALTOR for life? Affiliate Broker? If you're not certain, don't panic. Just pull out one of your cards and read the words just below your name. What do they say? Now . . . How does it feel? Do those words describe your "station" in your professional world? or Are they s...
"Make 2 appointments and call me in the morning" Do you have anaccountability Partner? Is there someone in your world who has permission to know what you are "supposed" to be doing with your time while at work? Do you actually DO the right stuff while at work? Do you track your efforts AND your r...
Which came first? Not sure? Is ANYONE? I think it was the chicken . . . Not based on superior intellect . . . It's just that I think without a chicken, where would the egg have come from? But to the chickens of the world it doesn't really matter as long they are able to produce more eggs than the...
GO TITANS! Only a real sicko (like me) . . . a Leadership Lessons Junkie of epic proportions could suck the juice from a football season and turn it into a blog post relevant to success in business. But I'm gonna give it a try. The titan's coach is Jeff Fisher - One of the longest tenured coaches...
You have a lot of choices when it comes to how you spend your time, energy, & money . . . My suspicion is that if you are a REALTOR, and you are still in the business, you probably are doing many things right. Every day, I see room for improvement in my "way" We are in an ever-transforming world!...
Each morning, our daughters go to school and begin their day with "morning Announcements" It all starts with the "Pledge of Allegiance" . . . Followed by the schools "Character Counts Pledge" "I will show that I am a person of character.  I will be responsible, respectful, trustworthy, caring, an...
It is over (The Election) . . . and regardless of your opinion of the outcome, it is now time to move forward. The dam has now been breached . . . Buyers and Sellers now have full freedom to move about the marketplace. There's nothing else to wait for . . . No more uncertainty that's a "controlla...
Did I hear one of the news people say that the campaigning for this Presidential election began over 1000 days ago? Does this mean that the campaigning for the 2012 election should start spooling up any day now?  WHEW! Reminds me of Christmas. Used to be that Christmas decorations didn't show up ...

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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