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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
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Every day, the world opens a tad bigger for all of us . . . as we venture beyond the confines of our abodes. It seems that every conversation reveals more freedom, and there’s more “pep in the steps” for those who’ve just had their first post-quarantine restaurant dine in experience (I had mine l...
05/18/2020
Putting a Band-aid on a Compound FractureThe lead story in The New York Times “Friday Briefing” REALLY got my attention this morning. There is NOTHING partisan about this . . . It seems North American Leadership has failed us. Both political parties have mis-executed egregiously when it comes to ...
05/15/2020
I tuned in to the “Blaze” presentation yesterday . . . and was very impressed by a young lady (Emily Peckham) who graduated from college in 2018 – Got her real estate license – joined Keller Williams – Then proceeded to close 32 transactions in 2019 and is on track to close 62 in 2020 . . . I thi...
05/14/2020
The secret sauce for maintaining esprit de corps . . . boils down to “Art of War Fundamentals” Consider the following tenets I learned in US Army Engineer Officer training. Mass – A synchronized, coordinated effort brings to bear a formidable force that enables smaller forces to overwhelm seeming...
05/13/2020
Your List of Unfinished ProjectsHow many projects have you started . . . and not (yet) finished? Why haven’t you taken the time to complete them? When will you get around to finishing them? Were they important to you when you started them? Are they less important now because they’re less exciting...
05/11/2020
Confidence in your power withinThe best coaches are those who have mastered the art of “Tough Love” They “teach” us how to fish instead of giving us a fish. It’s kinda like an “Intel Inside” thing . . . Humming along inside while being always present and invisible above the surface. I have the wo...
05/08/2020
Nashville’s GuardiansI have a LOT of respect for Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. Nashville’s Finest serve and protect us Nashvillians ’round the clock and accept the possibility of personal harm and even the “ultimate Sacrifice” of death in the line of duty. On all of their vehicles, yo...
05/06/2020
Ain’t Nothin’ but a Thang!Storms happen! Nashville got walloped yesterday afternoon and early this morning!WHEW! STRONG storms with crazy wind gusts that toppled trees and hurled pretty much everything that wasn’t anchored to the ground. This is a different kind of event than the tornadoes we exp...
05/04/2020
Every day this week . . . I have witnessed amazing good will and generosity emanating from SO many people helping people through these “scary and uncertain times.” Each day, as the members of Pareto Realty selflessly serve their friends, family, clients and each other. This is a steady flow Hercu...
05/01/2020
Yesterday, Denise emailed this comment to all of the agents of Pareto Realty.  “Congrats everyone! A lot of Paretozoans are doing business.  I haven’t heard from other companies doing as much!”   She’s right on! I’ve been talking with a LOT of Principal Brokers EVERY day. I do this because I don’...
04/28/2020
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