In the Field of Opportunity... is it Plowing Time Again?

Services for Real Estate Pros with Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities #1 in Forest Land Mgmt

In the Field of Opportunity...  is it Plowing Time Again?

It’s that time of year again when we are doing our annual reviews and setting plans for the next year and I came across a song this morning that kind of goes along with that.

Sometimes everything is going along fine and all we need to do is nurture our goal, do a little pruning here, a little weeding there and just make sure to keep maximizing what we have already been doing.

Yet other times things are just not working with a client, a project, a business, or a relationship.

And these are times that are the toughest when we must decide if it is time to plow this crop under and start over with a fresh field.

Do you have any fields that may need to be plowed under so that you can free up some time for the opportunity of a more productive crop this next year?


This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Real Estate Best Practices
Active Rain Goal Setters
Be The Best In Your Field
neil young

Spam prevention
Show All Comments
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Yes a little pruning, little fertilizer and some water never hurt anyone:)Endre

Dec 30, 2016 09:39 PM #1
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Yes sir Bob. Neil Young sets us all straight. In with 2017 and out with 2o2016. (even though it was a good year).

Dec 30, 2016 10:04 PM #2
James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Good morning Bob.  The right song for this time of the year.  As I'm writing this I'm listening to it.  I started my plowing last month, the results are already bearing the fruits of my labor

Dec 31, 2016 04:10 AM #3
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Good morning Bob. Some fields must be ploed under so focus can be on fields yielding the most! Enjoy your day!

Dec 31, 2016 05:42 AM #4
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good Morning Bob - yes once you plant it doesn't work by itself.  Fertilizer and nurturing and watering are necessary.

Dec 31, 2016 08:17 AM #5
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

Yes, I have found a few things in my life that aren't working for me any longer, and I'm going to make some changes. 

Dec 31, 2016 09:31 AM #6
Jeff&Grace Safrin
F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - Valparaiso, IN

Great analogy Bob!  Farmers even rotate the type of seeds they plant so differnt crops come up - it's good four our soil to change things up a bit :)


Happy new year!




Dec 31, 2016 12:17 PM #7
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Hi Bob -- I like your analogy.  For me it's not a major re-working of strategy but definitely some refining in my plans.  

Dec 31, 2016 01:19 PM #8
Sally Crane
WMS - Unity, WI
Woodland appraisal support.

Hi Bob, it seems to me that we are constantly assessing and reassessing things throughout the year - so we have plenty of times to plow throughout the year - but right now it is a great way to start the new year.

Dec 31, 2016 10:53 PM #9
Show All Comments

What's the reason you're reporting this blog entry?

Are you sure you want to report this blog entry as spam?


Bob Crane

Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
Have a Question, Leave me a Note!
Spam prevention

Additional Information