Did you know? You possess sprezzatura!

Reblogger Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Real Estate Agent with Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area BR534744000 & BR540649000

Marte Cliff "sprezzatura has also been described "as a form of defensive irony: the ability to disguise what one really desires, feels, thinks, and means or intends behind a mask of apparent reticence and nonchalance"."

Right on target - and - re-blog!

Original content by Marte Cliff

One of my vices is that I read too much, primarily mystery novels. My excuse is that I don’t watch TV – I read instead. I also read while I’m cooking dinner, riding in the car with my husband (who doesn’t talk when he’s driving) or waiting anywhere. When I leave the house, a book goes with me.

The interesting thing is that I often learn things that I would never have thought about.BOOK AND COFFEE

Yesterday, for instance, I learned about Edgar Allen Poe’s childhood.

Today, I learned that top real estate agents and talented stagers possess sprezzatura.

What is that?

It’s an Italian word that means, in essence, the art of making something difficult look easy.

And isn’t that why so many people think your job is easy?

  • You work hard behind the scenes to get things done.
  • You study your market and your craft and know things other people don’t know.
  • You make contacts and know where to turn when you need the solution to a problem.

According to Wikipedia, sprezzatura has also been described "as a form of defensive irony: the ability to disguise what one really desires, feels, thinks, and means or intends behind a mask of apparent reticence and nonchalance".

I believe you do a bit of that too – whenever you’d like to pick a client up and shake some sense into them.

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Rainmaker
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William Feela
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I feel I do to a certain point.   Not always easy to mak our feelings.

Nov 28, 2017 03:49 AM #1
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
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HI Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers - What we do is not easy as it looks and our clients should never see us "sweat". 

Nov 28, 2017 04:35 AM #2
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Barbara Todaro
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Good morning, Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers great choice for a reblog.... I would have missed this one.... I learned something today....

Nov 28, 2017 04:40 AM #3
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Wayne Martin
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Good morning Tony and Suzanne. You can't go wrong reblogging a Marte post. As you often say "she nails it!"! Enjoy your day!

Nov 28, 2017 04:43 AM #4
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Maria Sapio
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Love this - 'sprezzatura - the art of making something difficult look easy' - and indeed, it is in the grace of seamlessness that professionals abide! 

Nov 28, 2017 04:52 AM #5
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Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
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Most real estate agents have the knack of making our job look easy yet there is skill, knowledge, and preparation behind the scenes.

Nov 28, 2017 05:55 AM #6
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Marte Cliff
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Thank you for the reblog!

Nov 28, 2017 10:37 AM #7
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Agreed William Feela and - thanks for stopping by with a comment!

 

Nov 29, 2017 04:00 AM #8
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Indeed Sheri Sperry - MCNE® and - thanks for stopping by with a comment!

 

Nov 29, 2017 04:01 AM #9
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Thanks Barbara Todaro and - thanks for stopping by with a comment!

 

Nov 29, 2017 04:01 AM #10
Rainmaker
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She does indeed Wayne Martin and - thanks for stopping by with a comment!

 

Nov 29, 2017 04:01 AM #11
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Agreed Maria Sapio and - thanks for stopping by with a comment!

 

Nov 29, 2017 04:02 AM #12
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Indeed Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS and - thanks for stopping by with a comment!

 

Nov 29, 2017 04:02 AM #13
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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You are most welcome Marte Cliff - thanks for authoring!

Nov 29, 2017 04:02 AM #14
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So true! The only irony of possessing sprezzatura is folks thinks it looks so easy you should charge less money for your talent.

Nov 30, 2017 11:31 PM #15
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Agreed Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900 and - thanks for stopping by with a comment!

 

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