Jet Pilots don't use rear view mirrors!

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Hamm Homes

Jet Pilots don't use rear view mirrors to get to where they are going.  They have a plan to get from one airport to another airport and they don't look back but look forward.  That should be the approach we take in planing our business to move forward and look ahead to the next year.

To often we look back and may not take a chance at doing something new.  It is like a road map we have a place to get to and need to stay on the road to get there.

Are you looking ahead to 2019 and not looking back ?


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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


When you look back you lose momentum.    Just keep your focus straight ahead. A

Dec 05, 2018 08:45 AM #6
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Ron and Alexandra Seigel,  You are so right!


Dec 05, 2018 08:52 AM #7
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

The only time I look back is to get my past clients address Will Hamm  to send them New information 

Dec 05, 2018 09:05 AM #8
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce

Learn from the past and look forward to the future.

Dec 05, 2018 09:34 AM #9
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

HI Will Hamm - Great anology for forward thinking and understanding.

Dec 05, 2018 09:43 AM #10
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good afternoon Will. This is poignant, telling and important. Thank you.

Dec 05, 2018 10:05 AM #11
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello hannah Williams,  I like your style!


Dec 05, 2018 11:31 AM #12
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I'm always charging full steam ahead Will. The only "looking back" I do is to make sure I'm keeping up with clients & topping my past accomplishments 

Dec 05, 2018 02:51 PM #13
Bob Ieradi
BHHS Fox & Roach, Mount Laurel, NJ - Mount Laurel Township, NJ

Great words to print and read aloud each day as we work toward next year. Thanks for sharing Will.

Dec 05, 2018 03:14 PM #14
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Bob Ieradi,  thanks for your kind words!

Dec 05, 2018 03:26 PM #15
Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

Will, motivating post  and I am looking forward.  Hope this finds you well, happy, and busy.  Business here in Orlando is good! And weather is even
'good-er.'.  Haha  ~ 

Dec 05, 2018 05:34 PM #16
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Will- I had to ask Larry who flew F-4s if he had rear view mirrors. He said he had 3 but didn't use them. 

Dec 05, 2018 05:42 PM #17
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Will it does not hurt to look back as well as to the sides:) but that is just my take, yes forwards is the goal, Endre

Dec 05, 2018 11:56 PM #18
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Will.

I look in my rear view mirrors, just to make sure when I'm changing my train of thought, I don't bump into myself.  

Dec 06, 2018 01:45 AM #19
Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

We should be focused forward, but taking lessons from what is behind (or to the sides). Thanks for your post!

Dec 06, 2018 03:54 AM #20
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group Brokered By eXp Realty - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Will, it's full steam ahead for me. Great post, it really paints a vivid picture! 2019 is almost here and I'm working on some big changes.

Dec 06, 2018 05:13 AM #21
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Let the past be the past and let's keep our eyes focused on the bright future ahead for us!

Dec 06, 2018 06:29 AM #22
Kathy Akers
Fathom Realty NC LLC - Rocky Mount, NC
Your Trusted Real Estate Advisor

Will, I like that thought.  My husband often says something very similar - "the first rule of Italian racing is - What's behind me does not matter".  But I tend to think we also need to learn from the past to push forward. Good luck in 2019.

Dec 06, 2018 07:37 AM #23
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Will - looking forward while being mindful of the "rearview mirror".  

Dec 06, 2018 08:58 AM #24
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Full steam ahead....ready for 2019, even though 2018 was another good one!

Dec 10, 2018 05:43 AM #25
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