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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



Posted on March 31, 2011 by Barry Owen Here in Nashville, TN our weather is still Blissfully COOL and the market is heating up   In September 2010, I opened a new firm named Pareto Realty and we've been creating ever since.   The one thing we believed from the beginning is that LOCAL BUSINESS MAT...
Posted on March 30, 2011 by Barry Owen My mantra for several years has been: "Keep moving . . . FORWARD . . . ALWAYS" . . . with the unsaid underscore reminder that the "moving" is never about getting AWAY from someone or something . . . always moving forward, towards something new and important....
Posted on March 29, 2011 by Barry Owen When flying, odds are good that you want the pilot to be 100% committed and FULL THROTTLE down the runway . . . Just to be sure the plane gets off the ground. You're also fully invested in that pilot staying focused and aware throughout the flight . . . and ...
Posted on March 28, 2011 by Barry Owen "Leadership is a potent combination of Strategy and Character. But if you must be without one, be without Strategy" General H. Norman Schwarzkopf There's somewhat of a war unfolding here in Nashville. It all began when Mary Catherine Bradshaw veteran educato...
Posted on March 27, 2011 by Barry Owen My first check of email this morning included a notification from Twitter that @italianre is now following me. Because the roots of Pareto Realty derive from early 1900′s Italy . . . and I have an interest in learning more about these roots . . . I followed ...
Posted on March 26, 2011 by Barry Owen Oh how LUCKY we all are! We all get an extra week this month. Really! Take a look at the month. There are nearly 5 full weeks, and in my case (and likely yours), I have monthly recurring events that populate my calendar automatically . . . Sales Meetings, bo...
Posted on March 25, 2011 by Barry Owen Do you practice what you preach? Walk your talk? Do you overpromise and underdeliver . . . EVER? OR Do you underpromise and OVERdeliver? Are your "Scripts and dialogs" in alignment with the service you provide? When working with a customer or client, are you...
Posted on March 23, 2011 by Barry Owen This week, I facilitated my quarterly "Life Rhythm Workshop". This session is an introduction to a new (for many folks) way of living such that "Live, Work, & Play" are all able to co-exist in harmony. After the class was over, my friend Sher had missed the ...
Posted on March 22, 2011 by Barry Owen The Nashville Real Estate Consortium is coming soon - May 5 -   YOU are invited!   We're inviting Real Estate Professionals (YOU) to come together to tackle the tough issues we ALL face daily in our community and our industry.   The format is simple and GUAR...
Posted on March 21, 2011 by Barry Owen No! We did not fly anywhere this Spring Break . . . We DROVE from Nashville to Virginia to Potomac Maryland . . . Fiddled around in Washington DC a few days . . . meandered up to Philadelphia and then Marathoned our way back to Nashville. In all of those wan...

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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