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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
The internet has effectively neutered our attention to the details when signing a legally binding contract. When you install an APP or register on a website to do, well, just about anything on the internet, you’ll have to check the box indicating that you understand and agree to the terms and con...
Volume of Sales generates revenue. Revenue IS income . . . It’s all of that money that comes into your bank account as a result of your business activities (Marketing, Servicing, Selling). Many folks believe that the name of the game of success is “making a LOT of money.” The only pitfall of that...
If you’re in a hurry, don’t expect it to be HOT and FRESH! Fast food restaurateurs are in the forever quest of being able to deliver Hot and Fresh food . . . FAST to every customer. Accomplishing this is enigmatic. Sure it’s possible to deliver it fast and fresh for many customers, but all? The p...
Nashville, TN is BOOMING! The BOOM is exciting, but it brings with it a sizable number of growing pains the most often of which mentioned is GRIDLOCK! As the city has grown, the urban areas have been the first to become more dense as developers and builders resort to creative “In-Fill” constructi...
What would be the factors of “Fitness” required regarding shoes? Appropriate for the intended use – Soccer cleats are made for playing soccer – Stilettos are for high fashion – Slippers are for home comfort. Making a statement – Wearing THOSE shoes (THAT Brand) shows others that you’re a REAL pro...
It’s better than a sharp stick in your eye. After all, you’re still 6′ over . . . WAY better than being 6′ under. Count your blessings. If you can’t see yourself getting over, under, or around the obstacle, there’s only one thing left to do . . . go THROUGH it . . . even if it’s just muddling thr...
When have you taken the time to ponder why you are here? What’s your purpose while here on the planet Earth? Are you serving that purpose, or are you serving someone else’s . . . ? What do people say about you when you aren’t in the room? Do “they” know what you stand for? Are there 2 (or more) o...
Defensive drivers mitigate traffic collisions and save lives. Truly, a masterful defensive driver does myriad good deeds during even the best of road conditions. Hitting the brakes when the car beside drifts into the lane while checking that text message that just popped in . . . making room for ...
January 1 has magnanimous potential to be stupendously wonderful. exciting, and a bit scary. or not . . . It’s up to you to decide. Will you wake up with a hangover from overindulgence climbing out of that stupor dreading the reality that you’re going to have to return to the “daily grind” that y...
You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there. Yogi Berra. In October, I began talking about the importance of making a plan for the coming year. Why so early? I know that when October rolls around, 3/4 of the year has passed, and we all know...

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