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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



I hereby invite you not to be so humble. Why? Because I KNOW you are FAMOUS! I have no question that you are the BEST at what you do. I know this because most people who see you practicing your art of being you are mystified by your skill and the impact you have on the lives of the people you ser...
Keeping busy in no way guarantees meaningful results. How often do you feel like you spend most of your working hours busying yourself with non-essential minutia? This is the last week of October which triggers a “Wake Up Call” that it’s time for a STRONG SPRINT to the FINISH of 2016. The Vital F...
We Nashvillians need to pinch ourselves . . . This past Friday was the Annual convention for the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS, and we had quite an euphoric “Keynote Address” from Jonathan Smoke the Chief Economist for REALTOR.ORG. The presentation began with an overall view of the Ho...
ALL resources are finite. This is a “supply:demand” conundrum that affects all of us in our daily lives. It drives pricing and availability of pretty much everything we use in our daily living. We hear this every day in the news. The economic indicators are about Supply and Demand – House values,...
Are you ALL IN? Opportunity knocks, and we answer the door. We say: “YES!” with GREAT enthusiasm, and we dive into this new adventure. Whether it be a new client or business opportunity or networking event or educational pursuit, our engagement only starts at that moment we say: “YES!” From that ...
“The world is safer (per capita) than ever before in recorded history. And people are more frightened. The rise of the media matches the rise of our fear.” Thank you Seth Godin From today’s blog post – Read the whole thing here: Yest...
In May of 2016 I bought a small (21 acre) farm. For many years, this property had been well maintained by long-time owners but was relatively neglected for the past several (8) years, so I had a LOT of work to do. The grass was literally waist high, and there was evidence of lots of debris all ov...
Yes! These are ominous times If you allow them to be . . . Oh! I can think of a million (or more) reasons for all of us to be worried in the present or wary of the future or depressed and lacking motivation. Every day is shorter than the one before, and less daylight fosters gloomy dispositions. ...

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