I don't know how to word this right, so I'll just word it.
The biggest gripe I've ever had with Real Estate, Sales, Relationships, or anything for that matter seems a simple concept. So, why is it so damn complicated to get a answer, let alone a straight one?
It boggles my mind and I haven't touched LSD since 1992. Now THAT, boggled my freaking mind.
Call me a sailor, call me a sport, but of all our duties in this Industry (running numbers, selling deals, working on commission, kissing babies, and taking blood samples) why is Communication so hard? No, I mean it.
Many will practice the philosophy of only returning certain calls because they (those calls) afford certain accommodations. I respect that business philosophy in as much as I won't punch them in the skull when meeting their greed-ridden ass in the back alley behind a fine dining restauraunt. Or maybe they owe someone money, in which case, I won't go Rocky on them ... cite first Rocky Film.
Call people back folks! Christ, I'm not one for lectures and I certainly am not Joel Osteen, but that seems to be a no-brainer as defined.
I had a dream a few days ago that everyone was competent, caring, and considerate. When I awoke in a cold sweat, with a tear driven to my cheek and a smirk delivered dangerously towards my right temple, I looked out the window and saw a bird take a flying dump on my garage. It reminded me of something... none of us are any different.
You can wave your financial earnings, fame status, sexual promiscuity, and new set of Cutco knives all you want, but the only thing it really gets you ... is something it won't.
For the most part, I like people. I call them back, whether it's good news or bad ... or neither.
Communication cares. Of all my faults, that's not one of them.
If you've read this far, you deserve some blues...