Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 259

Education & Training with Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.

"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  

Be sure to check out the updated and jam-packed Zoom schedule line-up at the bottom of this post. Put them on your calendar now. You don't want to miss any of them!   

 Worry Rusts the Sharpness of Your Spirit 
By: Lou Ludwig 
"As I see it..."

Will Content Marketing Go Away?
By: Tammy Emineth 
"With the invention of Tik Tok, SnapChat and all the other hi-falootan things the kids are doing these days,,,, sheesh I sound old, is content marketing even a thing anymore?  

Should You Protest Your Property Taxes in Austin? 
By: Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
"Every state is different in how property taxes are levied and due."  

Pajama Money 
By: Denise Lones 
"One of my favorite topics is pajama money! It's a term that I use to describe getting your money to work for you. 

How Does Your Attitude Look Today?
By: Dr. Paula McDonald 
"Hearing this woman's negative response gave me pause as to how our attitude reflects on others." 

A Cultural Shift Starts With Attitude and Behaviors 
By: Grant Schneider 
"Have you felt that you are on an uphill climb?" 

Today's Food For Thought: The Magical Power of Words
By: Aura Alex 
"The right words at the right time can inspire someone to do great things, while the wrong words can destroy someone's life."
(Please watch the short video) 

Freya's Dag - Right Doesn't Come With A Price Tag 
By: Leanne Smith 
"However, doing what is right may sometimes costs us time, energy, money and emotions." 

Double Feature:
I Triple Dare You! Our August Challenge
By: Ray Henson 
"Here is the best part.  The rules have changed for our fish story post."  

Outside Feature:
Our Changing Population: United States   
Published at: 
"Between 2010 and 2021, Texas had the largest growth with 4.3 million more residents. Illinois had the largest decline with 169,076 fewer people." 

Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings.   

Aug. 16th - Video Content Delivery
Rocky Dickerson

Aug. 23rd - Learn About the Space Coast in Brevard County, FL
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty 

Aug. 30th - Flip Her House
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty  

Sept. 6th - Agent Safety
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS 

Sept. 13th - Life at The Villages, FL
Dick Betts 

Sept. 20th - Property Rights
Buzz Mackintosh 

Sept. 27th - RV to Ranches
Leanne Smith  

Oct. 4th - Crazy Realtor® Stories 
Group Discussion

Oct. 11th - TBD
Peter Mohylsky. BRIX REALTY 

Oct. 18th - Real Estate Tax Attorney
Paddy Deighan MBA JD PhD 

Oct. 25th - Topic TBD
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate 

Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting
11:00 a.m.    Pacific (Remember Arizona is the same as Pacific time now)
12:00 p.m.    Mountain
  1:00 p.m.    Central
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern

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Be sure not to miss these ActiveRain weekly series:

Kathy Streib's - Posts Just For You This Week at ActiveRain.
  (Published every Sunday) 

Bill Spears - Ask An Ambassador (Published every Tuesday)

Debb Janes -  YouTube Thursdays   

Hannah Williams - Philadelphia Steals and Deals (Published each Friday)


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Knowledge, Experience & Integrity Are Priceless."

- Carol Williams

Retired: Real Estate Broker/Owner, Property Manager 
Coaching, goal setting, and marketing consultant

Active: Golf & Travel Blogger
"Golf isn't a sport. It's a lifestyle."

Comments (23)

Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Great information.  Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day! bill

Aug 13, 2022 05:32 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Carol. A good day. Had read some before today and had to read a few today. All is well that ends well. Enjoy your day.

Aug 13, 2022 05:43 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you for your weekly Saturday posts!

Aug 13, 2022 05:53 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Carol Williams : Thank you for including my post on Protesting property taxes. I'm off to make sure I've read all the others and read and comment.

Aug 13, 2022 05:58 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
Relocation to NW AZ with elbow room & more freedom

A cloudy good morning from NW AZ Carol Williams . So appreciate being included in your second chance posting. I have read a few of these, but will read all of them. Then upload Saturday's posting.

Aug 13, 2022 07:51 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

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

Have an outstanding weekend.

Aug 13, 2022 08:19 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Carol and thank you for sharing this list with us on this Saturday.  I need to check some of them out.


Aug 13, 2022 08:25 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Happy Saturday Carol!  Thanks for putting together this great group of posts!  I've got a bit of reading to catch up on this weekend.

Aug 13, 2022 09:30 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Featured in BananaTude!


Aug 13, 2022 09:31 AM
Aura Alex
CloseMyDeal, LLC - Seattle, WA
Need A TC? Virtual TC Services Nationwide

Hey, Carol.

Thank you for the feature on my post. I'm working on another post you suggested. 

An excellent list to catch up. Enjoy your weekend. 

Aug 13, 2022 10:02 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- thank you once again for sharing posts that many of us have missed. I try to read as many as I can but life often gets in the way. 

Aug 13, 2022 01:42 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol good job with your picks again this week, and announcing the Tuesday ZOOM Meeting.

Aug 13, 2022 01:47 PM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Thank you, Kathy Streib - you are a rock star with these posts.

Aug 13, 2022 02:25 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Another fine bunch of posts to rad and I managed to read a couple of them this week,  Thanks for your efforts

Aug 13, 2022 05:31 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Timing and circumstances count for a lot in this world and sometimes it can feel like a miracle

Aug 13, 2022 09:33 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

Yesterday was a busy day so I'm just getting to your post now. Looking forward to some good reading!

Enjoy your Sunday.


Aug 14, 2022 09:03 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Fantastic group of posts once again Carol! Wishing you a wonderful week ahead.

Aug 14, 2022 12:49 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Carol,

Another great selection of blogs to check out.  Thank you! Happy Sunday!

Aug 14, 2022 05:44 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I read a few of the posts you shared this week Carol Williams - I've been so busy with business and have not spent as much time reading here in the rain. 


Aug 15, 2022 08:09 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

You never fail to amaze me with your feature each Saturday. These people are activerain 🙂

Aug 16, 2022 12:41 PM