Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-March 27 to April 2, 2022

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-March 27 to April 2, 2022


Every day there is something to learn here at ActiveRain.  With this series, I try to highlight posts that gave me that lightbulb moment. It could be something techie, something about Real Estate or the other professions that I never knew, about a place, or about a person. Or, it could be a post that made me sit up and take notice!


Mike March 27: Mike Cooper The Most Important CE of All

What a good reminder from Mike. Take care of your mind but don't forget your health!!!


GrantGrant Schneider I Would Choose Behavioral Competencies or Skills and Knowledge

Remember this when you're assembling your team. There's a lot we can teach someone but other skills have to already be there.



DarrylMarch 28: Darryl Davis Positive or Negative: What We Focus On is What We See

You have to read this if only for the story of Darryl and his son in the 7-11.


DebbDebb Janes and Bernie Stea Updating the Blog Signature Update-Craig's Fine-Tuning

This is an update I thought you might like. I like the video that Debb and Bernie incorporated in their signature. Thank you, Craig the rescue once again.


Ron and AlexandraRon and Alexandra Seigel Monday Musings & Inspiration: Indra's Net of Jewels

I was not familiar with Indra's Net of Jewels but want to read more about it. The message in this post is for all of us.




SheriMarch 30: Sheri Sperry    Almost Wordless Wednesday-Sedona History-Then and Now

What great Before and After photos... proving once again that Sheri is the Sedona local expert.


Victoria Victoria Ray Henderson Don't Believe Everything You Hear At an Open House

A cautionary tale from Victoria. Have you ever had this happen?


MiriamMiriam Odegard Seven Projects that Could Lower Your Home's Value

Real Estate is local but these projects are definitely something to think twice about before you undertake them.


RobertApril 1: Robert Siciliano Watch Out for These Scammy Conference Invitation Traps

Spam and scams are everywhere so heads up!!!


AuraAura Alex Friday's Food for Thought-4/1/2022 You Raised Me Up

Reading Aura's post reminded me of my own grandmother. I loved what Aura shared with us.


DebeDebe Maxwell   What Does ActiveRain Mean to You? April 2022 Challenge

This month's challenge will be fun so don't forget to start gathering your pictures. 


Thanks to Carol Williams for this weekly list which I copied from her post!

Don't miss the upcoming Zoom meetings:

April 5th - Get More Bang For Your Buck: A Guide To Social Media Marketing

Lisa Spampinato


April 12th - CSI Certification Part I (1 - 4 pm Eastern) 

Robert Siciliano  (By Registration Only. Click here)


April 19th - Title TBD

Charra Hammett  


April 26th - CSI Certification Part II   (1 - 4 pm Eastern)

Robert Siciliano  (By Registration Only. Click here)


May 3rd - Empty Your Inbox In 15 Minutes or Less

Greg Vetter 


May 10th - Reverse Mortgages

Caroline Gerardo 


May 18th- AR Update and Future Plans for Inviting New Members 

Ben Kinney 


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Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting

11:00 a.m. Pacific (Remember Arizona is same as Pacific time now)

12:00 p.m. Mountain

  1:00 p.m. Central

  2:00 p.m. Eastern



Please don’t forget to check out these very informative posts as well:


Carol Williams Second Chance Saturday-Carol highlights posts that are often suggested by the other members here. 


Debb Janes and Bernie Stea YouTube Thursdays- If you want to learn more about how to do videos for your business, this is the post to follow.


Liz and Bill Spear and the weekly Ask An Ambassador posts!


Hannah Williams shares her savvy shopping finds with us weekly in her Philadelphia Steals and Deals Just Like That by HelpfulHannah. 


Thank you for letting me do what I love to do...learn something new every day. 

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Comments (35)

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

I read quite a few of these. This was such a great week for blog posts! Love it.

Apr 03, 2022 01:03 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy thank you for all the reading you do and the blogs you highlight!!!

Apr 03, 2022 01:17 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Nina Hollander, Broker that's great!!!!  I am getting caught up for today. 

Wayne Martin happy to surprise you!!!  Hope you had a good Sunday. 

Brian England That was some game, wasn't it!!! And even better was the Duke-UNC game!!! One of the best games I've seen. 

Apr 03, 2022 03:41 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Grant Schneider Very happy to do so!!!

Raymond Henson, eXp Realty you are very welcome!!! Pickleball this week???

Apr 03, 2022 03:42 PM
Ray Henson

It seems like there is now pickleball every week, Kathy Streib.  😃

Apr 06, 2022 07:17 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Bill Salvatore - East Valley very happy you enjoyed them. 

Carol Williams no sleep last night...too hyped up from both games. And now tomorrow night. 

Apr 03, 2022 03:43 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Ron and Alexandra Seigel I hope that you enjoyed reading the included posts!!!

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 it's fun looking for the posts and sharing them. 

Apr 03, 2022 03:44 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Joan Cox Thanks, Joan Hope you have warm weather headed your way. 

Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker we continue to get some really good bloggers here and they're fun to read. 

Apr 03, 2022 03:45 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Jeff Dowler, CRS Family first!! Hope you have enjoyed your time with them. 

Hannah Williams haven't had a chance to read your post yet but I will. 

Aura Alex I truly enjoy reading your posts!!!

Apr 03, 2022 03:47 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD Thank you!!! The Jayhawks are playing in the Championship game against UNC. There's a big connection with that university because their former coach (Roy Williams) was the coach at KU. 


Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty it's refreshing, isn't it!!!

Apr 03, 2022 03:49 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

George Souto you are very welcome!!! See you Tuesday. 

Apr 03, 2022 03:49 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy Streib - Imagine my surprise as I checked out your blog today.  Thank you very much for the inclusion and feature!  Happy Sunday!

Apr 03, 2022 05:08 PM
Mike Cooper, Broker VA,WV, MD
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro

Thanks for adding my musings to your list this week. It's always an honor to be included with these brainiacs.

Apr 03, 2022 05:28 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your "This Week at ActiveRain" list, Kathy.  I hope you had a great weekend.

Apr 03, 2022 08:19 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Apr 03, 2022 08:19 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy I always love your selections, there are often times I miss  a great blog even from people I follow.... loved the post thank you for including it here from Aura Alex 

Apr 03, 2022 10:13 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Kathy, for sharing your list of suggested blog posts.

Apr 04, 2022 04:03 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you for your Sunday post! I did miss a handful, so appreciate you compiling this information.

Enjoy your day!

Apr 04, 2022 05:08 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I must say you have some good stuff  here Kathy. Thank you for sharing and happy Monday 🙂

Apr 04, 2022 07:03 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

You grabbed some interesting titles last week.  I did manage to catch a couple but now to read the rest.  Thanks for your efforts

Apr 06, 2022 05:13 AM
Jim Paulson
Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) - Boise, ID

I don't get a chance to log in as often as I would like, so I really appreciate these lists and summaries.  Thank you Kathy Streib 

Apr 06, 2022 08:02 AM