Richie Alan  Naggar, agent & author  (people first...then business Ran Right Realty )

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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

I do not begrudge others their success. Whether they are lottery winners, entrepreneurs, inventors, investors...the benefits that the reap were never mine. I need to make my own way and succeed and be happy based on what I due and accomplish.

Sep 09, 2021 12:21 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Absolutely.  I feel so much joy and happiness for others.  Why not - the feelings are so positive and powerful ... it feels GOOD. 

Sep 09, 2021 11:33 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I wouldn't begrudge anyone their happiness and I'm always happy for my family, friends and clients' good fortune.

I think there are a couple people I know, including one Midwest sour puss AR member I imagine (not wish) eternal misery on, but that is just a guilty pleasure 😈 to make me laugh when they act a fool. 🤡

I believe in karma so I don't spend time in scarcity or envy-mode. Be happy for others' good fortune, they will be happy for you when good fortune smiles on you too...and if not, you still have your good fortune inspite of them. 😃

Sep 09, 2021 11:46 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I love hearing about someone else's good fortune. A

Sep 09, 2021 01:08 PM
Ken Jones, Commercial Real Estate
Kenneth J. Jones, Inc. - Toms River, NJ
Serving Central & Northern New Jersey Since 1971

Richie Alan Naggar People tend to get what they deserve, good or bad.

I don't judge others by what they have and I don't compare myself to others for what they or I have. It really doesn't matter to me one way or another.

When someone receives something, if they're happy, then I'm happy for them.

Jealousy has never been part of my being. And, frankly, I don't understand it. Because what someone else does or does not have has nothing to do with me.

Sep 09, 2021 12:39 PM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

One of the "codes of mindful action" from my martial arts days was "I am as enthusiastic about others fulfillment as I am about my own, I avoid treating other's successes as the cause of my lacks."  I also subscribe to the philosophy that "there is enough business out there for everyone."


That's something I've incorporated into my life for 20+ years now and boy does it confuse the competition!  I get weird looks from time to time from other agents when I congratulate someone who gets a listing I was up for.

Sep 09, 2021 04:02 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD


This is not always true in some real estate offices.

Sep 09, 2021 01:03 PM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I am always so happy when my friends and family succeed, especially when they do things the right way.  I am not happy when I know someone has lied, cheated, or stolen to achieve success.

Sep 10, 2021 05:23 AM
Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

I am generally a happy person and I am happy for others no reason not to be. I also believe in karma so no point in me bringing negative thoughts for others into my life.

Sep 09, 2021 06:37 PM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

If you are happy, then I am happy!

Sep 09, 2021 05:48 PM
Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
A moving experience!

Someone else finding happiness, however that comes about, does not diminish happiness for me.  There is not a limited amount of happiness in the world.  It is boundless.

Sep 09, 2021 03:55 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I've never seen the sense of begruding someone their fortune or luck. I'd want others to be happy for me is I was the one who came into the good luck.

Sep 09, 2021 01:13 PM
Raymond Henson, eXp Realty
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

I love celebrating good luck or when someone gets their portion.  We all work so hard and it is rewarding to see others do well.  It is inspirational!

Sep 10, 2021 05:54 AM
Peter den Boer
Atlanta Communities - Woodstock, GA
MBA,GRI, Associate Broker, Realtor

Love it when others do well. Love it even more if I was able to help them do well.

Sep 10, 2021 05:41 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

There is no other way to be except to wish people well and encourage their growth and happiness! 

Sep 09, 2021 06:12 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

We have all read "How to Win Friends and Influence People" coming away with the knowledge of acknowledging and celebrating the victories of others.
However, that whole concept did not change anything in me until I started running. It starts with the 5K's and 10 Ks and halfs. Everyone of those has predictale 'demons' that must be overcome to finish. Then comes the marathons and ultras. These are the one where first-timers sit trailside in tears of pain with legs that won't work.
The running community understands the cost of success. When another crosses the finish line it is known what demons they overcome and the singlness of purpose that got them to that checkered line.
So when I meet or read someone described as an overnight success, I know overnight is 20 years long and filled with demons to be vanquished.
When I enter into their joy, their success, I also understand this individual has made an investment, a commitment to the community and people that surround them.
I find it hard not to rejoice.

Sep 09, 2021 02:23 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Absolutely! Why not! Isn't that the basis of state lotteries?

Sep 10, 2021 04:37 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

If you are happy with yourself, you should be able to join in on others' success or good luck.   Laura (my agent) is having a great closing today, and very happy for her!  

Sep 10, 2021 04:27 AM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

I am honored and really love when friends, family, clients, and colleagues share their success me! 


Sep 09, 2021 10:28 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

My vocation revolves around coaching others to meet their goals and dreams and it brings joy to me to see them succeed.

Sep 09, 2021 09:14 PM
Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Sep 10, 2021 07:20 AM
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Absolutely! There are others though that rear their green ugly envy head. Wish others the best & others will bless you.

Sep 10, 2021 06:08 AM
Steven Nickens
Wailea Realty - Wailea, HI
R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii

There is a team of agents that work 24/7 in my office, and kill it. I have total respect for them, I don't want to work 24/7 this point in my life, I need my weekly board meetings. I can rejoice for people when they take it to another level, and put in the work.

Sep 10, 2021 11:04 PM
Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

absolutely and I don't understand the hearts of people who do not rejoice in the good fortune or success of others.

Sep 10, 2021 12:06 PM