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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



BREAKING NEWS!Because we ALL live on Planet Earth, I deem this post worthy in a Real Estate forum :-) Barry Owen and Joe Brodnicki will co-host the World Happiness Festival Nashville Agora (Tennessee USA) March 16-22, 2020. As one of the 60 AGORAS in the world, the Nashville AGORA will be conspic...
Real estate sales professionals are the “Quarterbacks” on the home sale team. Somewhere in the neighborhood of 42 people participate in every transaction – Buyers – Sellers – Lenders – Appraisers – Title Companies – Contractors – Inspectors and the list goes on including all of the staff of all o...
Monday Morning Coffee – Tuesday Edition Is it enough to know where that hatch is? Do you know how to open it? NYC BusMost sales people choose not to talk about how the customer goes about cancelling their new “relationship” in the event it’s not the brilliant, game changing experienced for which ...
Give and Receive to Give and Receive More Whatcha gonna do for yourself as a reward for a great start for 2020?I’m sensing good momentum and want you to know that we are noticing your grit and determination to make this the BEST year EVER. Note that “BEST” is relative to your own, personal goals ...
Offer me a widget for $20, and I’ll probably decline. (no for now) It’s not that I don’t like that spiffy widget . . . The truth is that I LOVE the widget, but I need to take some time to think about all the other ways I could spend that $20. I wasn’t even in the market for a widget in the first ...
“Less is more” is so Cliche’! As I become more aware of my inevitable potential for mortality, the less I care about having more STUFF. I have recently (this week) returned to a long-time habit of mine which “fizzled” some years ago. This habit is one that served me well for SO many years because...
Wait! Are YOU. THAT. powerful? We all LOVE miracles! Miracles save lives, business ventures, sports team WINS, and more. Wouldn’t it be marvelous if we could buy a package of miracles? Just think how wealthy we would be if we could figure out how to “bottle” the special sauce that adds just the r...
I woke up inspired today and thought I would share this with you and the world. For most of my life, the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King day was “just another day I didn’t have to go to school or work”.  It just wasn’t important to me . . . because I was ignorant of the injustices Dr King sp...
Those folks who are indefatigably attached to specific, preconceived outcomes (almost) ALWAYS find themselves surprised when “It’s over”. Here we are! We arrived at the “end” and we’re witnessing the dissipation of the fog of engagement . . . As the dust settles, we begin to see the “fruits of ou...
My great Uncle Boyd was a Dentist.I was an invincible and VERY rough and tumble youth. My Grand Parents and Great Uncle lived in 2 side-by-side houses on a beautiful 4 acre property on one of Nashville’s premier streets. The family had owned those properties “forever”, and my Great Aunt and Grand...

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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