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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



Posted on April 28, 2011 by Barry Owen Momentum builds as a result of the compilation of many single tasks . . . and thereby often creates the illusion (in the eyes of the casual observer) of sudden and awe-inspiring success. when's the last time you saw a train sprint out of the station? "Overni...
Posted on April 27, 2011 by Barry Owen There's no time like the present to buy and/or sell a house! I can think of THOUSANDS of reasons that TODAY is a GREAT day to begin the process of Buying a new/different house . . . I don't have time to write all of those thousands of reasons because I do ha...
Posted on April 26, 2011 by Barry Owen Isn't it great how all of these electronic forms of communication give us more leverage? We can tweet the minute we have a thought. We can blog and say what we want to say and maintain the (perhaps delusional) notion that we are being heard. We can facebook ...
Posted on April 25, 2011 by Barry Owen Good Monday Morning! Easter Weekend at the Owen's house was large this year not because we actually did anything exotic . . . What we as a family did do is take advantage of virtually anything that presented itself as a "fun thing to do". I think it would be...
Posted on April 23, 2011 by Barry Owen Lots of people have lots to say about Leadership. I write words and words and words about Leadership, and I sometimes wonder what (if any) impact all of it has on the readers. As I read John Maxwell's "21  Irrefutable Laws of Leadership - Follow them and Peo...
Posted on April 21, 2011 by Barry Owen Karma - "the concept of "action" or "deed", understood as that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect" (Wikipedia) Are you a believer? Do you buy into the notion that you reap what you sow? Does the golden rule apply? If you do unto others as you ...
Posted on April 21, 2011 by Barry Owen Moving forward with reckless abandon might not be such a bad thing . . . As long as you've got the intestinal fortitude to reconcile the simple truth that failure is a possibility, there really are NO limits as to how far you can take yourself. Great Leader ...
Posted on April 19, 2011 by Barry Owen How worried are you about YOUR success as it compares to others'? Seth Godin fired off a short blog post The Internet as Envy Amplifier where he brings a perspective that seems to ring true: "Now, if you choose, it's easy to find someone taller, richer, more...
Posted on April 18, 2011 by Barry Owen GOOD MORNING! (Sorry to be so loud - it's going to be a fast 4 day week, so we're going to need some extra gusto  . . . Steeping the STRONG brew this morning). I've been thinking about building local community a LOT these days. I believe there are 3 pillars ...
Posted on April 17, 2011 by Barry Owen How much "stuff" do you have "out there" on the internet? Every day, you log in to a variety of programs and generally find things just as they were when you went to sleep the night before. What would happen in your world if you were to wake up one morning a...

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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