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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



I just noticed that I passed the 1000 post benchmark without fanfare. That’s 1000 posts on (There are a few more Thousand posts in other places). Every so often, I take strolls down “Memory Lane” and look at things I wrote years ago just for kicks. For sure, there’s been an evo...
Taxes – Death – CHANGE Oh yeah . . . and gravity Something I’ve observed: Most people don’t complain (much) about their inability to elude the forces of Taxes, Death, and Gravity, but they struggle incessantly to aviod (STOP) change. Sure! Life would be a lot easier and less hectic without all of...
Just bring food! When a friend has a death in the family . . . A baby birth . . . New house . . . Dinner party . . . Don’t ask the Host or grieving person what they need because they’re gonna tell ya: “Don’t bring anything. Just bring yourself!” Few of us are good at asking for specific things be...
Paul Harvey (RIP) Gets it! Labor Day ”is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country....
So many moving parts . . . So many people in the mix . . . So many emotions . . . Fertile grounds for a CLASH of a Diversity of personalities . . . Huge potential for miscommunication . . . High stakes, Complex, Financial scenarios . . . The promise of Innumerable SURPRISES along the way . . . Ur...
Busyness can be intoxicating. In our high tech and increasingly raplex world, Frenetic Action seems to be the goal. If you’re not moving at the speed of light, you’re dull and boring and perceived to be less successful? Why is there this “need” to be exciting and dramatic all 24/7/365? Is life le...
If you want to be found in a crowd, wear Neon Pink! Oh! And add some glitter and rhinestones. Of course you’ll be dressed wildly different than everyone else, and people will stare at you and talk about you and might even judge you, but you’ll achieve your goal of being quintessentially “findable...
Anyone can do this . . . Most won’t! Actively seek new Customers/Clients every day With all the passion you can muster each and EVERY day, set out to turn on as many peoples’ Reticular Activators such that, when they think of real estate (or whatever discipline in which you specialize), they thin...
Of COURSE, it Matters if you want to stay in business. I’ve had some rather interesting Customer Service experiences of late. The first few experiences were with very LARGE organizations which had clearly lost perspective as they “Systematized” their processes. There were some smaller organizatio...
Don’t you LOVE it when a plan comes together? Days weeks and months of investment of your precious time, energy, and money and it’s . . . time to LAUNCH! The stage is set!The bands will start playing August 14. Pareto Realty is the sole real estate firm sponsor of Live on the Greenand we decided ...

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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