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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



  HAPPY HALLOWEEN! “They” say: “Less is MORE!” I believe this more every day in this new economy. Doing one less thing can simplify things. Makes more room for more important things . . . This works just as well on MACRO scales as does on micro scales. The Pareto Principle – 20/80 Principle (Pare...
Amping up for a STRONG finish . . . OCTOBER 28, 2011 BY BARRY OWEN LEAVE A COMMENT In about an hour, I’ll be facilitating my weekly “Friday Morning Mastermind” session and am now in my weekly ritual of thinking through how to create that space to serve all participants well  This week, I put out ...
 Those who LISTEN get LOTS of business from the customers of those who don't! What’s the number ONE reason you might refer a Business or Professional to a Family member, friend, or work associate? Gut instinct might be something along the lines of: “They served me well, had a smooth process, and ...
How to end 2011 with a BANG! OCTOBER 25, 2011 BY BARRY OWEN LEAVE A COMMENT (EDIT) I sent the below to my group of REALTOR Colleagues . . . We’re committed to keeping this real estate in Middle Tennessee MOVING through the mythically slow winter months. Whatever your business, these principles ap...
Good Monday Morning!   Every year about this time (Mid October), I’m asked the question: “Should we pull our house off the market through the Holidays and re-list in the Spring?” and every year about this time (Mid October), I then write a blog post that answers the question tailored to market co...
OPE OCTOBER 19, 2011 BY BARRY OWEN  OPE = Other People’s Expertise OPE is the leverage you need to take full advantage of to accomplish all that you wish to accomplish. Seriously! How effective and efficient would you be if your were able to focus ONLY on those things that align directly with you...
  Developing a brand for your business does many things. Being “Larger than Life” might be the initial goal for many businesses . . . That is – Giving the impression to the general public that the business is larger than it really is. What this is about is the never ending competition for “Mindsh...
Good morning! Do you have a “Personal Advisory Board of Directors? I’m not talking about a staunch group of stiff-shirts who have full authority over your every move and/or decision . . . I’m talking about a group of people you know and trust, all of whom you KNOW will ALWAYS tell you the truth....
  Doing stuff that’s “not my job” Allowing others to be right Telling the truth (even when it’s not what they want to hear) Doing Windows Sitting on the floor to play with children Marriage Counselling Grief Counselling Pet sitting Breaking and Entering being a PI (Private Investigator) Having an...
  What’s your potential? REALLY! How powerful are YOU? Do you know? How do you know? Are you as “successful” as you want to be? I don’t mean “Successful” by other people’s standards, I mean successful by YOUR standards. What can you do to tap into more of your potential and perform in life at a h...

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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