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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



Lack of FOCUS! Many folks can likely stop reading this post after seeing those 3 words (Lack of FOCUS). They’ll nod their heads and cringe as they acknowledge they’re “Guilty as charged.” Others will practice resolute denial and might even say out loud: “Oh! THIS one doesn’t apply to ME!” Here’s ...
It is true that we choose our level of success. What are you willing to do? Will you do whatever it takes? (Within Legal and Ethical boundaries) What is your will? Why would ANYONE in their right mind choose to become a Real Estate Sales Professional after hearing the doom and gloom most of the s...
WARNING! Some of the observations below are DISTURBING, GRAPHIC, and not appropriate for the faint of heart. Proceed with CAUTION! The GOOD NEWS is that they describe a VERY SMALL percentage of the Real Estate Sales Professionals. Let’s just call these heathens “The Toxic Few 2%” who (in alignmen...
Good Monday morning! Easter is this Sunday and our world here in Middle Tennessee is in FULL Spring. As I was driving to the office this morning, I marveled at the amount of POLLEN in the air, on the roads, and even coloring the rain drops . . . EVERYTHING has a green hue. Other than the allergy ...
“My child, treat yourself well, according to your means . . . Do not deprive yourself of the day’s enjoyment.” (Sir 14:11, 14) It’s Biblical! “treat yourself well, according to your means” How often are you over-whelmed by “ALL OF IT?” These days, it’s easy to find ourselves consumed by the immen...
Who’s getting the LEADS? Did YOU notice the increase in internet traffic? Did your flow of internet leads increase 15% in March? The big players (Zillow, Trulia,, etc) are reporting marked increases in internet traffic in March and interpolate this spike as a prophesy for a ROBUST SPR...
To what extent do you allow the affairs of the day to occupy you? What are your “Chains?” Are you feeling OPPRESSED? Often when we feel like we don’t have enough Time, Energy, and/or Money to do what needs to be done, we may feel TRAPPED . . . Imprisoned by our circumstances. These feelings somet...

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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