Second Chance Saturday: Week 330

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

Giving deserving posts more exposure is what Second Chance Saturday is all about.  If you see a deserving post that didn't get Featured, be sure to tag me in the comment section of any post and watch for it in the next edition of Second Chance Saturday.

Focused Action
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..."

What If We Didn't Share Everything On Social Media
By: Joyce Marsh 
"When did this get so out of control?"  

Go For That Signature
By: Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 
"Are you looking for a simple and effective formula to move forward in your real estate career? Look no further than the power of getting a signature every day possible."

Motivational Monday - Shut Your Ears
By: Kathy Streib
"Life has a way of trying to tell us we can’t. Why are you listening???"

I Almost Lost Everything
By: Daniel Ramsey 
"I made some million-dollar-sized mistakes."

Tuesday Thoughts: Are You Being Replaced? 
By: Leanne Smith 
"Whose business card does your client have? 

AI and AVs (Robotaxis)... What Is The Future?
By: Paddy Deighan MBA JD PhD 
The problem is that this version of automated driving is much more costly than traditional taxis."

One More Reason Why Grammar Matters
By: Marte Cliff 
"It would be a shame to do the research, optimize for the search engines, and then get knocked down because you forgot to proofread - or didn't pay attention to your grammar."

Double Feature:
How To Make A Vision Board Using Canva... For Free
By: Kathy Streib 
"I’m still playing around with it but if you want to enter this month’s challenge and need help, contact me and let’s see what we can come up with."

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Don't miss the upcoming Zoom meetings.  
11:00 a.m.    Pacific time
12:00 p.m.    Mountain time
  1:00 p.m.    Central time
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern time

February 6th - Charlie Dresen 
Doing YouTube Videos

February 13th - TBA

February 20th - TBA

February 27th - Tom Hurley 
Inspection Overview

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Also, be sure not to miss these ActiveRain weekly series:

Kathy Streib's Posts Just For You
(Published every Sunday) 

Bill Spears Ask An Ambassador (Published every Tuesday)

Hannah Williams Steals & Deals (Publishing date varies)



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Carol Williams

"Information is FREE.
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."

Happy March !

Comments (19)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Carol. Must say nowhere near a wipeout today. I am improving. Or conversely, can I keep it up? Keep them coming and I will find out. Enjoy your day.

Feb 03, 2024 05:23 AM
Carol Williams

Good job, Wayne Martin 
I'll have to work harder to find more obscure posts, I guess. LOL

Feb 03, 2024 06:16 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

I am going to bet AI will be featured frequently in your future Second Chances. Thanks for sharing, make it a great Saturday and enjoy your


Bill Salvatore, Realtor- Arizona Elite Properties

Feb 03, 2024 05:55 AM
Carol Williams

Very possible, Bill Salvatore - East Valley but only as a subject, not posts generated by AI.

Feb 03, 2024 06:17 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root I read every single one already! I cannot remember the last time that happened.

I hope you enjoy your weekend!

Feb 03, 2024 06:04 AM
Carol Williams

Wow, Kat Palmiotti 
Gold Star or you!

Feb 03, 2024 06:19 AM
Kat Palmiotti


Feb 03, 2024 11:19 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

I did manage to read a couple and will get to a few with interesting titles as well. Thanks for your efforts.

Feb 03, 2024 06:30 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Ed Silva, 203-206-0754 
I hope you have a great weekend.

Feb 03, 2024 07:16 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Well Carol, no gold star for me, but did read some that were very good!

Feb 03, 2024 06:34 AM
Carol Williams

Thanks for stopping by to check out this week's selections. Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 
I hope you enjoy those you missed during the week. Have a great weekend.

Feb 03, 2024 07:16 AM
Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Luxury Homes & Interior Designer

Thank you Carol Williams for including my post in your second chance Saturday feature! That’s awesome! Enjoy your weekend!

Feb 03, 2024 06:59 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Carol,

Thank you for some great posts to read and comment on! I really appreciate your selections each Saturday!

Feb 03, 2024 07:01 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
Have a wonderful weekend.

Feb 03, 2024 07:18 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

You're welcome, Joyce Marsh 
Social Media has definitely gotten out of control!

Feb 03, 2024 07:18 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Carol, for your recommendations.

Have an outstanding weekend.

Feb 03, 2024 08:03 AM
Carol Williams

You're very welcome, Roy Kelley 
I hope you and Dolores have some fun plans for the weekend.

Feb 03, 2024 08:09 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Hello, Carol Williams another week of great second chance posts.  Thank you for keeping up with the weekly series. Enjoy your weekend. 

Feb 03, 2024 08:05 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, @KathleKathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist 
Thanks for checking in on this week's selections.

Feb 03, 2024 08:09 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Carol and thank you for your second chance list with us and now I need to go back on 3 of them to catch up.


Feb 03, 2024 09:17 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Will Hamm 
Thanks sos much for stopping by to check out last week's selections! I hope you're having a great weekend.

Feb 04, 2024 05:45 AM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Look at you girlfriend.......fitting in lots of golf and still finding time to find great posts!  All around winners Carl!

Feb 03, 2024 10:37 AM
Carol Williams

Hey Anna "Banana" Kruchten 
Definitely getting in lots of golf and playing pretty decent.  I need to get back and play a game or two with Gary before heading back north.

Feb 04, 2024 05:46 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
The Grit and Gratitude Agent

Playing catch up as I missed a few of these. Thank you for the feature as well.

Feb 03, 2024 10:44 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Leanne Smith 
I hope you're enjoying a wonderful "dirt road" weekend. 😊

Feb 04, 2024 05:47 AM
Leanne Smith

Yes enjoy the dirt had a herd of about 30 cattle cross in front of the house, not once, but two times today.  Yippee, get along little doggies.

Feb 04, 2024 06:43 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol you are going to have a lot of good blog choices from this months ActiveRain Challenge.

Feb 03, 2024 12:37 PM
Carol Williams

Yes George Souto 
Last month's Challenge was very interesting and I'm looking for to keeping up on the Vision Board entries this month.

Feb 04, 2024 05:47 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Craol- many thanks for highlighting my posts. I see one I missed so need to head there to read it. 

Feb 03, 2024 02:02 PM
Carol Williams

Hi Kathy Streib 
I always enjoy your thought provoking post. Sorry about the KU / UH outcome yesterday.

Feb 04, 2024 05:49 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

As always this post is appreciated immensely. And this week I really needed it since I only saw one of the referenced posts. Have a good golfing weekend!


Feb 03, 2024 02:09 PM
Carol Williams

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS 
It IS a golfing weekend. I don't usually golf on weekends but since I've been in Yuma that has changed. I hope your weekend is going well.

Feb 04, 2024 05:50 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

So many great posts to read each and every week in the Rain!  You do a great job of compiling a list of those that deserve a second chance.

Feb 04, 2024 04:41 AM
Carol Williams

Thank you, Brian England 
I hope you're having a great weekend.

Feb 04, 2024 05:51 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Carol Williams,  I don't know how you find the time to see such interesting  posts each week. 

Feb 04, 2024 01:34 PM
Carol Williams

Hi Hannah Williams 
I make it a priority to squeeze in between all the other stuff going on as I enjoy golf in the Arizona sunshine.  Happy Monday!

Feb 05, 2024 08:20 AM
Daniel Ramsey
MyOutDesk - Sacramento, CA
MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals

Thank you so much for the feature Carol Williams!

Feb 05, 2024 08:07 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Daniel Ramsey 
We appreciate you sharing!

Feb 05, 2024 08:21 AM