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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



We’re in a world of technological marvels. So much so, it may now be an unavoidable necessity for Personal and Business effectiveness. It may even be creating more of a generation gap than some of us think . . . What are YOU doing about it? Are you allowing it to overwhelm you as you scramble to...
Posted on June 27, 2011 by Barry Owen Everyone I know who lives in Nashville LOVES living in Nashville. The only gripe I consistently hear is “NO SIDEWALKS!!“ Unfortunately, that’s a valid gripe in many areas of town. Sure, there are now some very walkable parts of town in the Urban areas – East ...
Posted on June 7, 2011 by Barry Owen What do you REALLY care about? Who ARE you? When you "Take a Stand", who's standing there with you? At your core, what's your PURPOSE? When you die, who's coming to your funeral and what will they (and your epitaph) say? All of the above begs you to recognize ...
Posted on June 7, 2011 by Barry Owen Hope you're having a great week! In our weekly series of "Guided Dialog Masterminds" each Friday, we are quickly becoming POWERFUL. Join us at any one or ALL of the below classes THIS FRIDAY June 10 @ Pinnacle Bank Green Hills on Crestmoor Blogging - Social Me...
Posted on June 26, 2011 by Barry Owen PEOPLE Can’t live with them . . . Can’t live without them . . . Some we love . . . Some we hate . . . Some we love AND hate . . . Regardless of what we project, we are all interested in some level of acceptance and/or “approval” of the people around us. To so...
“Showing up” is worth a Million Bucks Posted on June 22, 2011 by Barry Owen Perhaps you’re not motivated by large sums of money, but odds are good you have aspirations for some level of success. Don’t be one of those poor, unfortunate souls who climbs into a cave and sobs into a bowl of wheaties...
I see more and more people seeking REAL relationships now that some of the social media mayhem seems to be settling. Folks are “weeding" their “Friends” list on facebook, Twitter, and in real life as they seek deeper connections with other people. Perhaps the reality is starting to set in that it...
Posted on June 18, 2011 by Barry Owen I LOVE the United States of America, our democracy, and all of the FREEDOM and privileges that come with it. Our Forefathers were pretty smart cookies whose knowledge and foresight created a form of government that has served us well for 235ish years without...
Surely anyone who has decided to sell a house in this economy MUST be doing so in sheerDESPERATION! What rational being could even POSSIBLY think that a house could sell quickly for “enough” money these days? After all . . . Doesn’t EVERYONE know that the statistics for home sales are in the crap...
Posted on June 15, 2011 by Barry Owen I just picked up a real estate magazine that was all about the “New Normal.” Doesn’t EVERY moment present a new normal? After all . . . everything is in motion and always has been. Their point was that the trends of Home Buyers and sellers and Builders are c...

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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