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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
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Years ago, I learned a POWERFUL lesson from Joe Stumpf. Joe was my first real estate coach many years ago, and he taught me SO much in the 3 years I participated in his “By Referral Only” approach to sales. Joe was the first coach to expose me to many strategies and habits for success . . . all o...
02/05/2021
Below is my email to my agents this morning Maybe it’ll be a catalystI meet with them every Monday Morning“HAPPY NEW YEAR!Let’s gather for our weekly check-in this morning @ 9:302020 is over – done – GONE!Does it feel different now that we’re in 2021?Was there a miraculous SWOOOSH of “Everything ...
01/04/2021
“Try hard not to create too much hope and fear,” for they only engender more mental gossip.” (The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying) “What stories are you creating in your mind as you tumble through your life experiences? When we construct this mental gossip, how attached to outcomes do we become?...
01/03/2021
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When I was a kid (50 years ago) . . . our family vacationed on Cape Cod EVERY summer. We always stayed in East Brewster in Ellis Landing in the same Bay-front cottage (Channel View), and our cousins stayed in the (larger and fancier) Seabreeze next door. We loved every minute we had on those vaca...
12/16/2020
I wonder . . . How ’bout YOU? What’s the first thing YOU say to yourself each morning? To what degree does this first conscious thought frame in the whole day? Dread begets dread! Wonderment (Curiosity) begets energy and excitement. Begin with LET GO! and Let’s GO! Let every day be an exciting ad...
12/15/2020
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I wonder . . . How ’bout YOU? What’s the first thing YOU say to yourself each morning? To what degree does this first conscious thought frame in the whole day? Dread begets dread! Wonderment (Curiosity) begets energy and excitement. Begin with LET GO! and Let’s GO! Let every day be an exciting ad...
12/15/2020
Enjoy your Bonus WeekI’ve heard more than a few people mention that this December seems less frantic than most. It’s as if time is stretching. Throughout my life, I remember a sense of frantic urgency to do all of the shopping, prepare for travel and/or visiting relatives, planning things to do ....
12/14/2020
Seth Godin does it again! Seth’s blog post today is Subconscious pre-filtering Seth says: “All of us get an endless supply of ideas, notions and inklings. Successful people, often without realizing it, ignore the ones that are less likely to ‘work’, and instead focus on the projects that are more...
11/24/2020
Who is the REAL you? Which one are you in this moment? I sent an important message to a person about an offer I would be presenting. Some hours passed with no response, so I followed up with a short message: “Did you receive my message about 123 Main St I sent earlier today?” Her answer: “Yes, I ...
11/23/2020
The big day is 6 days from today! No . . . I’m not ready, but then I cannot think of ANY year that I have ever been “ready” 6 days prior, but somehow we pull it together and give Thanks with all the trimmings just like every other year. How much preparation is required to give thanks appropriatel...
11/20/2020
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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