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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 January 31, 2011 by Barry Owen Good Morning! Daughter Jessica told me yesterday that she was glad Spring is finally here . . . I tried to be gentle as I explained to her that this balmy, clear weather is a "Fools Spring" - a brief and very welcomed respite from cold, gloomy, icy winter....
Posted on January 30, 2011 by Barry Owen Seth Godin opened a can of worms this morning that I believe merits being open . . . That is . . . For anyone interested in find a healthy Life Rhythm . . . and having a life full of rich and fulfilling relationships. His message is as simple as the title ...
Posted on January 28, 2011 by Barry Owen "They" say that very little in life goes according to plan. This applies to good things (like stumbling across a brilliant invention) as well as not so good things (like losing sight of and failing to achieve life goals). Most "plan destruction" happens be...
Posted on January 27, 2011 by Barry Owen SO . . . Your house has been sitting on the market for MONTHS, and you're beginning to get tired of the process and ready to move on. You still want to sell it . . . You may NEED to sell it because you've already moved, and it's another mortgage payment ev...
Posted on January 25, 2011 by Barry Owen Good morning! I'm a believer that 2011 holds a LOT of promise for being a great year for all of us . . . There's a caveat, though . . . It ain't going to be easy. There is NO more important time than NOW for all of us to communicate and share and take adva...
Posted on January 24, 2011 by Barry Owen Good Morning! Are we going to make it through a week without SNOW here in Middle TN? All of the snow resulted in more distractions than usual for this time of year for me (Kids out of school and icey roads) and has caused me to do more of something I reall...
Posted on January 22, 2011 by Barry Owen I'm naturally gun-shy about getting involved in Multi-level Marketing businesses (Network Marketing). I see as the economy tightened up, a LOT of folks turned towards "other sources of income", and I saw more and more "opportunities" coming my way. Ostensi...
Posted on January 21, 2011 by Barry Owen René Descartes sure got it right. "The simple meaning of the phrase is that if someone wonders whether or not he exists, that is, in and of itself, proof that he does exist (because, at the very least, there is an "I" who does the thinking)." (From Wikiped...
Posted on January 20, 2011 by Barry Owen This month's Book for the "Pareto Realty Book Club" is Seth Godin's "Unleashing the Ideavirus" which can be found (Buy or free down-load): In the forward, Malcolm Gladwell (Wrote The Tipping Point) says: "this notion say...
Posted on January 19, 2011 by Barry Owen There's one sure-fire way for a sales person to lose me as a prospect . . . high pressure. The minute I smell "Commission Breath" or hear anything about "meeting sales quotas", I RUN away because my gut tells me that the transaction is no longer about ME ....

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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