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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



If you’ve ever been to a Disney Theme Park, . . .you might know that that every employee is a “Cast Member” with a very specific role. Everything is choreographed to the nth degree. This is just one of the many characteristics that helps create the “magic” that all guests experience. (If you’re i...
Early this week, I got a text from my daughter asking if I was free for lunch. I seldom (if ever) decline an invitation to dine with Allison because – well – She’s my daughter and I love hanging out with her, so I moved a meeting and we met at Panera (her favorite place) at 12:45. We both pulled ...
“Perfectionism is a form of self abuse.” The above is a quote from the NINJA Selling weekly email. As often happens . . . synchronicity . . . This message is timely and relevant. The theme for this week seems to be all about ways people in the their own way of seeking success. The NINJA message w...
Now that you’ve taken care of everyone else . . . What have you done for yourself recently? Last week, I treated myself to a week on Cape Cod with my Family. I arrived Friday Evening, and this is the first photo I snapped from our waterfront deck. I intentionally insulated this experience by comp...
A fool and his money are soon parted! “The simple but hard to follow rule is this: Only borrow money to buy things that go up in value.” Seth Godin NAILS it with this post – The tyranny of small debts, compounded We seem to be in a world in which “making money” trumps morals and values. The desir...
When you’re a believer, quitting or selling out is not an option. Vision is clear, Purpose is resolute, and mission accomplishment is a foregone conclusion. This is not for the faint of heart. Entrepreneurs (REALTORS) know this all too well. I’m not sure that we “became” Entrepreneurs . . . We we...
Like a box of chocolates June 12, 2019 was the 1st #TNBroker19 Broker Summit offered by TNREALTORS, the Tennessee Association of REALTORS. This was a full day of great information, and the production was top notch. We heard from the TN Secretary of State Tre Hargett who got things rolling on a go...
We are not addicted to! We are addicted to the convenience provides. My daughter’s laptop was stolen from her car on her way to Nashville for a visit. BUMMER, eh? She will only be here for a few days, so I wanted to get a new one for her before her departure. I remembered th...
Seth Godin’s timeliness is uncanny! Here’s a link to today’s blog post The Learning/Doing Gap This morning, I am heading to a full day class – NAR TECH EDGE Will it be worth the time invested? What will I learn? Will what I learn be relevant and how might it enhance my doing? Seth suggests this: ...
Keep on riding that wave! Some days are better than others. Some weeks are better than others. Some months are better than others. Some years ROCK while some others not so much! Whether in the good or the bad, what’s remarkable about you is your resilience. I see you rolling with the punches and ...

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