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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
My Daddy is bigger and stronger than your Daddy! Oh You’re gonna get it . . . My big Brother is going to beat you up. You are just a meanie! I’m gonna tell the teacher on you. Adult version: My Principal Broker is going to beat up your Principal Broker! If you don’t straighten up, I’m calling my ...
Yesterday is over, done with, and GONE! Yep! Whatever happened happened, and we cannot change it. The future is yet to be experienced, and try as we might we cannot control what happens and how people behave (or not). Sure we can make plans and set boundaries and “givens” in hopes that our effort...
If you don’t show up, what will you miss? Will those who do show up miss you? Will they take good notes and share them with you later? Why didn’t you show up? What was it that was more important than showing up here with us? Was it an emergent problem of epic proportions which threatened the safe...
Going down is more of a controlled fall. It is true that when we are “in our element” and what we are doing is in alignment with our core passion, we feel lifted up. When we follow our heart, we climb until we LAUNCH! Yes . . . most of us don’t slip effortlessly into following our true passion be...
There’s no accounting for crazy people! You know those times when you’re doing your best to do what you do, and you encounter one of those people who is completely off the charts CRAZY? Every time you talk to this person, it’s like talking to a totally different person than the one you talked wit...
I had not ever even heard of International Woman’s Day until yesterday. I was driving home from the office trolling radio stations for a great song or something interesting, and I paused on a talk radio show and heard some pretty strong ridicule of the fact that there IS such a thing as Internati...
Don’t you LOVE going on an adventure? My whole life, I have ALWAYS jumped with enthusiasm at ANY and ALL opportunities to go on adventures. Just the thought of it brings a smile to my face and brings my heart rate up in anticipation of what’s about to happen. “Adventure” denotes boldly stepping i...
More stuff just keeps showing up. Every day, the mailman shows up in the Pareto Realty office and hand delivers mail to me. Yep! He walks in the front door and walks straight to my office and gives me the news whether it be good (Checks) or bad (Bills). We talk about weather or politics or whatev...
Is your enterprise Profitable? You can only know this after doing some reconciling. I believe this is an exercise worth doing in all pursuits and isn’t ever as simple as financial accounting. While it may be financially profitable, what are the less tangible/quantifiable costs . . . AKA unintende...
Most charitable causes originate with genuine intent to help. Whether it be Medical Research, Local disaster support, Humanity missions local and international, Private schools . . . and the list goes on. Sadly, some of these “non-profit organizations” evolve into “mega enterprises” with astonish...

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