Second Chance Saturday: Week 68

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"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."
-Carol Williams 

Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always open to member suggestions on posts that should be Featured but somehow got missed.  That's what Second Chance Saturday is all about.  Be sure to tag me in any posts you read that you'd like to see in the next edition of Second Chance Saturday.

The First Rule of Successful Communication 
By: Lou Ludwig 
"Hear much, speak little." 

What to do when your short sale gets declined  
By: Minna Reid 
"You do have options to get your short sale back on track."

11.5 Tips To Get Your Home Sold Fast; For Top Dollar  
By: Bob Crane 
Everyone wants to get the most for their home with the least headaches, try a few of these tips to make it happen. 

As A Real Estate Agent, There are Some Things I'm Lousy At! 
By: Liz and Bill Spear 
"The perfect is the enemy of the good."  -Voltaire 

Success in business might be as much about personality as it is technique 
By: Mike Cooper 
"Success in business is personal.  You might even say it's personality."  

Lead Have Legs And Made For Walking / Dare I Say Must Be Closed!!! 
By: Barbara Todaro 
"Not only are 'we' looking for new leads, but hundreds of other agents in our area are looking for those same leads."

Do We Need a National MLS? 
By: Austin At Homebloq  
"There are pros and cons to consolidating the 680+ MLS’s across the country, and participants stand to both gain and lose from this." 

Don't Do Stupid Things 
By: Gary Thomas 
"I had several cocktails that night trying to calm down from what had happened. Over the following days I felt so invaded and so lucky at that the same time. It could have ended very badly. What a fool I had been..." 

NAR Leadership in Crisis - Things Are Not Going Well 
By: Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR 
"It’s time to stop ignoring the crisis at NAR" 

The Perfect Body 
By: Patricia Feager 
"Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected."   


Be sure to check out Kathy Streib's What I Learned This Week In The Rain. 

Have a great weekend!




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Nina Hollander
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Very nice list, Carol, including a couple that were my absolute favorites when I read them this week from Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR and Patricia Feager.

May 12, 2018 12:19 PM #24
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Grant Schneider
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Good afternoon Carol - another good selection.  I love what you and Kathy do each week.

May 12, 2018 01:10 PM #25
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Fred Griffin
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  I just finished reading Gary's story about the guy who broke into his house.  Scary!

May 12, 2018 01:34 PM #26
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Hannah Williams
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Carol Williams  my allergies have my head in a fog -  Taking me twice as long to do everything and of cource I am busy - looking forward to reading your SCS

May 12, 2018 02:33 PM #27
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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Hi Carol

I meant to get started on my reading from your post this morning, but it was not to be. Thanks for sharing some great information, much of which I missed.

Have a good weekend!

Jeff

May 12, 2018 04:24 PM #28
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
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Carol- how in the world could I have missed so many of these??!!  Thank you for keeping up with this.

May 12, 2018 05:01 PM #29
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
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HI Carol Williams - you are highlighting quite a few good posts. I will be going directly to Mike Cooper s' post because I missed it. Thank you. 

May 12, 2018 06:52 PM #30
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

Hi Nina Hollander ,
You always send great recommendations to be included in SCS.  Thanks for that!  Also, Happy Mother's Day!

May 13, 2018 06:02 AM #31
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Carol Williams
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Good morning Grant Schneider ,
Glad you enjoy the series, Grant.  Being appreciated makes it all worthwhile.  Have a wonderful day!

May 13, 2018 06:03 AM #32
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Carol Williams
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Good morning Fred Griffin ,
Like Gary said: "Don't do stupid stuff".  Crazy how we do things automatically without considering potential consequences. 

May 13, 2018 06:04 AM #33
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
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Hi Hannah Williams ,
I have never seen the pollen so thick as this year!  I hope you get a reprieve soon.  Allergies are miserable!!!

May 13, 2018 06:09 AM #34
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
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Good morning Jeff Dowler, CRS ,
Thank you for stopping by to check on this week's selections.  I hope you enjoyed your reading.  I hope you have plans to enjoy the day with your wife and other women in your life today! 

May 13, 2018 06:12 AM #35
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
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Good morning Kathy Streib ,
It's easy to miss lots of good stuff her in the Rain.  I hope our weekly series' are a help to others... and I think they are.  They seem to be appreciated.   Have a wonderful Mother's Day.

May 13, 2018 06:13 AM #36
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Carol Williams
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Good morning Sheri Sperry - MCNE® ,
Thanks for stopping by to check out this week's selections.  And, Happy Mother's day!

May 13, 2018 06:14 AM #37
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Will Hamm
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Hello Carol,  another great list and so many good ones that you have today.  Make it a great day.

 

May 13, 2018 08:02 AM #38
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Carol Williams
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Hi Will Hamm ,
Thank you for stopping by to check on this week's selections.  Have an awesome day! 

May 13, 2018 08:17 AM #39
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John Wiley
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Carol, some very thought provoking posts you selected.

Thanks

May 15, 2018 05:12 AM #40
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Carol Williams
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Hi John Wiley ,
Hope you enjoyed last week's selections. 

May 15, 2018 06:17 AM #41
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
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You remind me that I missed this last Saturday. I was in Bend playing with my grandkids. :)  I'll see what I've missed. Thanks Carol. 

May 18, 2018 08:25 AM #42
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Carol Williams
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Hi Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD ,
I'll play second choice to the grandkids any time!  Happy Friday!

May 18, 2018 08:31 AM #43
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