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problems: LEGEND IN YOUR OWN MIND OR TIME? - 05/11/13 09:35 AM
Many people throughout the day spend more time in their own minds than they do in the moment. They go over things or go from one thing to another not unlike a hamster who rides the old hamster wheel in their cage. It just spins round and round going no-where and the hamster is tired after every work-out. So are we when we do this ARE YOU A LEGEND IN YOUR OWN MIND....? Then, when a problem comes up, it comes as a shock to someone because they didn't see it or sense it coming. They were too busy in their (2 comments)
problems: HOW TO USE PROBLEMS CHALLENGES AND SURPRISES EFFECTIVELY - 04/18/13 07:32 AM
When something doesn't go well we find there is a reason for it. Then that reason or the failure becomes our focus to correct and right. We sometimes refer to this as trial and error. One thing we do well to remind ourselves about is that with all the problems that one can encounter personally and professionally, we have the ability to command and overcome the vast majority if not all of them SHARPEN YOURSELF Unpleasant dynamics are designed to test your foundation, fortitude and your resolve as well as ability to wield your skills and talents and with focus despite (6 comments)
problems: MAKING IT TO THIS VERY MOMENT - 04/05/13 06:21 AM
Are you a in the moment person? Do you have a heart of gratitude right here and now or are you always chasing down your happiness believing it is around the corner hidden in some tangible item or place. By now, you have lived enough to know this answer and what to do about it. It is simpler than you think too ONE DAY AT A TIME If you take stock of your self right now, I'd say you are doing well. You have lived through things that you thought you would never get through. Remember? When the challenges come, our (9 comments)
problems: BEING ALIVE COMES WITH LIFES PROBLEMS - 03/31/13 08:27 AM
Problems..who needs them? However, they come with the gift of life on this earth. Its in the small invisible life print that gets larger as we grow and mature. We hear about problems growing up but don't pay much attention to it. Then, one day....we see and get to experience some up close and personal and before you know it, your introduced to your specific problems. This is the process here on earth... I'LL TAKE THIS PROBLEM ANY DAY It reminds me of people who make enormous amounts of money and then with all the zeal and concern that they can (6 comments)
problems: THE POWER OF LEMONADE COMES FROM LEMONS - 12/30/12 10:59 AM
The lessons in life are more often than not disguised as other things whether they be good or bad which of course remains subjective. Life is a very personal and exclusive experience for everyone and will continue to be. People and their experiences may be similar but never duplicated. So what do we do when life lemons are out and about? THE LESSONS AND LEMONS COME TO ALL It would be nice and considered a perfect world where people could be approached and given feedback and input and that being sufficient modify or change their behaviors for the good of all. However, that (9 comments)
problems: PEARLS SERIES BOOK STORE TOURS - 12/08/12 06:53 AM
This time of year is where being busy becomes so much fun especially or me. When I am not Real Estate-ing, I am promoting the PEARLS SERIES of books and doing tours. The best part about selling and promoting anything is everyone I meet has a unique story to tell and one thing stands out if you listen long enough. We are all the same and have so much in common too AHHH...PEARLS SERIES of BOOKS Here I am waiting to meet Mr and Mrs Public and looking forward to the meaningful exchanging of life stories and circumstance. We are all (0 comments)
problems: NAVIGATING THROUGH THE STORMS OF LIFE - 12/08/12 06:20 AM
Learning how to navigate through the storms of life is a very good idea. We are motion machines equipped with intelligence and designed with above average capabilities (debatable at times, I know). Wherever we go, there we are and we are designed to supervise, maintain, direct and prevail no matter what is thrown our way ADVERSITY BUILDS US UP Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger thewind, the stronger the trees...(pearls for the soul) PFS 6.14 NAGGAR THE CAPE HORN Many sailors got their christening when crossing the Cape back when Britain ruled the seas. The cape was a (6 comments)
problems: PROBLEM SOLVING SLAY THE DRAGON AND NOT THE PERSON - 11/28/12 10:26 AM
Slay the dragon not the other person....go after the problem. Stay focused and discipline yourself to finish what you have started. The results are most satisfying. Look for your problems and then put them in their place. We are the superior being here and we were not put here to be defeated. Use the fierce winds of resistance to carry you to your success not your failure HIDE AND BUY TIME?...no no no Head in the sand tactics only go so far. You got to come up sometime and when you do, there is the problem only worse because time allows (5 comments)
problems: I NEVER SAID THAT YES YOU DID NO I DID NOT - 11/19/12 08:15 AM
Many years ago when I was a newlywed and had not a clue about anything, when my young bride and I reached an impasse, well it was fashionable to seek out marriage counseling and we did. It is a sign that you want to protect and insure your original investment which is the marriage. Going into it, I felt sure my wife would get the help SHE NEEDED...LOL NOW YOU WILL SEE THE PROBLEM So we are sitting in front of a licensed professional and we picked an issue and it turns out that my wife was the one to go (6 comments)
problems: THE TRUTH HONESTLY SELLS HONEST IT DOES - 10/12/12 11:27 AM
I had some trouble with my wireless technology all of a sudden and investigated accordingly. I just updated everything and it was working and then failed at some point. Eventually I call in my service provider to check the Internet connection speeds which are your upload and download capability and ask them to send someone out. It is no charge to do so to me A CHANCE TO LEARN SOMETHING...yes! Nice fellow shows up and gets right to it. He wants to start at my modem which is state of the art. He pulls out something like a cell phone and (2 comments)
problems: WHAT PRICE DO WE PUT ON AMERICA FEELING GOOD? - 09/18/12 08:24 AM
We are in the throws of a recession where it is being stubborn and hanging around longer that what we would prefer. Strange as it seems, it is the American people who can help make this go away just by applying their thinking process from a negative outlook to a more positive one. Here's the catch. We cannot ignore the realities of certain things MORALE IS EVERYTHING People have parts within themselves that need nourishment. Morale is one of them. If you do not feel well, or cannot rise to an occasion because of an over whelming negative response, then that response (7 comments)
problems: THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES PUTTING ON A SHOW - 09/06/12 04:30 PM
Sometimes you don't want to look behind the curtain and find that it is not the great and powerful Oz and find out instead its a clever little man who pulls levers, rings bells and blows whistles. Smoke and mirrors that can make things appear and disappear is not reality but entertainment. That's how I viewed the little bit I caught on the latest campaigns IT'S A CIRCUS First of all, I am disgusted from the whole thing. Can anyone really talk simple talk and demonstrate what they can or cannot do without putting anyone down? I am only interested in what skills, abilities, planning (5 comments)
problems: REAL ESTATE AGENTS MAKE HOUSE CALLS - 08/29/12 10:23 AM
Doctors should make house calls and they used to back in the day but now they don't. I know of two attorneys that will come to your house right now and counsel with you and get things done. Real Estate agents are eager to serve in this capacity and have always prided themselves on being hands on literally to the product and the mission WE KEEP COMING Whether buying, selling or investing, a set of experienced eyes and ears when added to your own makes for a better outcome for all the parties. Agents not only come to your house, but (24 comments)
problems: THE PROBLEMS OF LIFE ALL GOOD - 08/08/12 02:25 PM
In order for one to complain, not appreciate, criticize, or not participate, one has to have something very important before all that kicks in. LIFE...you have to be alive to experience the pain, the problems and the rewards that come from being alive. I sometimes study nature and I am sure they don't like the fact that they can be preyed upon...They adjust and live ITS THE ONLY LIFE I HAVE In effect, they are protecting the life that they have. It is worth protecting and even worth more when living it. Animals realize this as well as insects and plants too. (2 comments)
problems: PICTURES ON ALL REPAIRS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED WITH THE BILL - 07/26/12 07:39 AM
Fellow Active Rainer and professional Jay Markanich did a post http://actvra.in/FtD (one of many I enjoy) about repairs that prompted me to write this post. I remember having some solar panels installed for a pool on a difficult to reach second story home roof. I asked the guy during the repairs...How would I know you did the work and it was done well? The guy says to me...GO CHECK FOR YOUR SELF CALL 911...SOME HOMEOWNER FELL OFF HIS ROOF I thought about doing that and the thought of me on a stretcher off to some hospital visited with me and I let (12 comments)
problems: REPORT ON MY NECK OF THE WOODS - 06/13/12 04:01 PM
It is not doing so well. The losses from tax revenue are hurting the city and the county. Then, the governor pulled the plug on the redevelopment funds and the result of all this are some lay-offs. What doesn't help are the unions who ignore this math. They still want to fight for and maintain full benefits imitating the old reliable river in EGYPT...DA NILE (denial) NAMES ARE WITHHELD TO PROTECT THE OUTCOME We all reap what we so both good, mediocre, and bad...the seeds that go into the ground only bring forth their own identity. Why then are we shocked when harvest time (6 comments)
problems: CHIPPED IN TO MAKE IT HAPPEN GOT MY MONEY BACK NO PROBLEM - 05/10/12 01:56 PM
Many years ago, I was partnered with two very creative people who were good at buying land, developing it and then selling the product. It was lucrative and my two partners were seasoned and one was second generation. We became aware of a potential six home site in a prime area that was just sitting. We inquired and went to work to see what we could be done LITIGATION WOULDN'T YOU KNOW IT The current owner was in litigation with three (3) other attorneys and that is why this property just sat and sat. I contacted the current owner and he was (48 comments)
problems: FIXATING ON PROBLEMS ONLY EMPOWERS THEM - 04/22/12 07:33 AM
This little simple statement plagues mankind constantly. Here is how it begins. We encounter a problem that we believe to be epic in proportion. Yes, it can be shocking in nature too. It takes time to go from reaction to response (and that time is different for everyone) to get through the impact of it and then to proceed to getting a handle on it. SELF-HYPNOSIS This is where we can make our situation worse if we are not careful. At no time should one be tempted to fixate or dwell on the problem because this tends to take on the dynamics (4 comments)
problems: REAL ESTATE PROBLEMS GOOD AGENTS EAT THEM FOR BREAKFAST - 04/03/12 09:57 AM
After so many deals, exposures, circumstances and transactions, you sort of know things and how they will turn out after a while. Not in an arrogant way, but a confident way. It is like a doctor who has done surgery ump-teem times. He just wants to do it again, get it done, and then to his next endeavor. The learning curve of predictability has been tamed MMMM..THAT'S A GOOD ONE Every once in a while, my hand does make it s way to my jaw where I ponder a situation, but never to be stopped. It is usually to observe something new and (4 comments)
problems: TALK TO YOUR OWN AGENT PLEASE - 03/19/12 08:40 AM
I remember a woman calling me and consulting with me more than once...After about the 3rd phone call it all comes out that she wants me to help her, but we have a small problem... sez her. Well I eat problems for breakfast so I asked her...what is it? DOESN'T LIKE HER AGENT She already has an agent, but is not happy with them and she is locked in for 6 months. Mam, don't call me anymore, call your contracted for agent.....please sez I. She sez, they don't get along. Well, that is a good chance to practice getting along...hash it (8 comments)
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