Just Roll With It

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty

 

Children Rolling at the Dallas Arboretum 

FLEXIBILITY... in our business this is an absolute.  The ability to adapt, re-arrange our schedule, to keep on moving after interruptions, disappointments.  Momentum, what drives our success, gives us energy to succeed, gives us market presence, elevates us to reach our goals.

INTERRUPTIONS ... distractions from our business.  Those events that are unavoidable and need our attention.  Self imposed interruptions .. those items we do have control over but fail to screen.  Being a slave to our email, cell phone and feeling the need to be a 24/7 agent, being reactive instead of proactive.

SUCCESS ... reaching our goals, sense of accomplishment.  Learning to balance your business to go in the right direction.  To roll with the distractions and pull yourself back on task.  To be the very best in what you set out to achieve.

Learn to roll with the business in the positive direction through flexibility, limiting interruptions and always working towards your highest success.

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Rainmaker
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Carrie Sampron
Home Smart Realty Group - Highlands Ranch, CO
ABR SFR & Kathy Sampron (303) 931-3629 Highlands R

Connie:  Don't you know it!!  Roll baby roll!

Apr 19, 2009 11:39 AM #1
Rainer
261,098
Connie Goodrich
Keller Williams Realty - McKinney, TX
CRS ABR (McKinney Realtor)Texas

Carrie & Kathy - Thanks for the encouragement and hope you have a great week, thanks for the visit!

Apr 19, 2009 11:44 AM #2
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Sylvie Conde
Sutton Group-Associates Realty Inc., Brokerage - Toronto, ON
Broker, Toronto Real Estate

Connie, I'm very flexible.  Sometimes I think that if I bend over backwards for anyone else, any more, I'll break something. ;-)

I've learned to live with the interruptions, and I'm still learning to balance personal with business.
It's a work in progress.

Apr 19, 2009 11:45 AM #3
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Connie Goodrich
Keller Williams Realty - McKinney, TX
CRS ABR (McKinney Realtor)Texas

Sylvie - Keep on working and things will fall in place.  Thanks for reading my post!

Apr 19, 2009 11:56 AM #4
Rainmaker
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Mary Kent
Five Star Real Estate - Grand Rapids, MI
Grand Rapids to the Lake Shore

Yes, we have to roll with it indeed! If we did it any other way we'd drive ourselves mad! Best to you~

Apr 19, 2009 11:59 AM #5
Rainer
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Connie Goodrich
Keller Williams Realty - McKinney, TX
CRS ABR (McKinney Realtor)Texas

Mary - absolutely right.  The ability to roll does give you sanity.

Apr 19, 2009 12:03 PM #6
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Wendy Welborne-Kimery
Keller Williams-Lake Norman Mooresville,NC - Mooresville, NC

Good post Connie. We have to learn to balance our lives for sure.  I love your photo.

Apr 19, 2009 12:16 PM #7
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Connie Goodrich
Keller Williams Realty - McKinney, TX
CRS ABR (McKinney Realtor)Texas

Hi Wendy - I had my camera at the Arboretum and caught those two just having a blast. 

Apr 19, 2009 12:42 PM #8
Rainmaker
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Karen Otto
Home Star Staging - Plano, TX
Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes

What a perfect photo for this post Connie - you are really finding inspiration at the Arboretum! I need to get myself over there! Beautiful shots!

Apr 19, 2009 03:55 PM #9
Rainmaker
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John Cannata
214-728-0449 http://TexasLoanGuy.com - Frisco, TX
Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance

Good points Connie.  Sometimes you need these reminders to keep you moving (or Rolling).

Apr 19, 2009 05:24 PM #10
Rainmaker
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Sheila Kennedy
J29 Project - Rochester, NY

Balance is tough sometimes especially when you are starting out. The missed phone call seems like  disaster and you agree to do things you normally wouldn't so as to accommodate clients.  You provided great reminders though - thank you!

Apr 20, 2009 12:10 AM #11
Rainmaker
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Sandy McAlpine
RE/MAX EXECUTIVE - Cornelius, NC
Search Lake Norman Homes For Sale - Lake Norman NC

I have had to just "roll with it" here lately too. I just found myself working so many hours, that I told myself, it's "ok to not answer the phone after 7pm". The world didn't fall apart!!

Apr 22, 2009 12:56 AM #12
Rainer
478,183
Not a real person
San Diego, CA

And if you "just roll with it," eventually you might find that when "the good times roll," you'll be "dancing with the stars." Now I'm sick to my stomach. I can't believe I would ever let "dancing with the stars" escape from my mouth (I use voice recognition software).

Apr 28, 2009 09:57 PM #13
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Jim Frimmer
HomeSmart Realty West - San Diego, CA
Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist

Since San Diego County has a lot of military personnel overseas, as well as a lot of interest from Asia, Japan, etc., it's very important for me to be flexible. One of the reasons why I make myself available 24/7.

May 01, 2009 04:35 AM #14
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