Your Future Success Depends If You Live In A Glass House

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Glass HouseYour Future Success Depends If You Live In A Glass House

With New Year's resolutions forthcoming, new business plans, and ideas to make our relationships and life work better, you really need to live in a glass house. Not with a green thumb mind you. But remind yourself that this is really an inside out job. Outward negativity and poor planning starts on the inside of us.

Change the inside and the outside world is reflected well by it. Remember in all your success planning think internal and polish that well.


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Virginia Hepp - Mesquite NV REALTOR
ERA - Mesquite NV Homes For Sale - Mesquite, NV
Mesquite NV Homes and Neighborhoods - Search MLS

Actually, Gary, looking at that glass house makes me want to develop a green thumb.  :)

Dec 28, 2008 09:53 AM #13
Kathy Passarette
Creative Home Expressions - Mount Sinai, NY
L.I. Staging/Decorating

Gary ~ Very true, and well said.  I am resolving in 2009 to not always second guess myself and to be more confident about my work.  I believe that confidence will show on the outside as well.

Dec 28, 2008 11:01 AM #14
Trey Thurmond
BCR Realtors - College Station, TX
College Station , Texas Homes


What a great philosophy for beginning the new year out on the right foot. And this year will certainly be a test for us all I am sure.

Dec 28, 2008 12:29 PM #15
Ann Hayden
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri - Chesterfield, MO


If you are going to live in a glass house, please keep the windows clean..;-)

Change starts from the inside...especially your attitude about everything.

Thank you,

Ann Hayden

Dec 28, 2008 02:26 PM #16
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Gary, This is a wonderful time to post this.  People (especially now) have to focus on the positive and all the wonderful things they have in their lives will definitely affect our coming New Year.

Dec 28, 2008 02:27 PM #17
Terrie Leighton
Ferrari-Lund Real Estate - Reno, NV
Reno Real Estate Agent ~ Selling Homes in Reno

Gary ~

"Change the inside and the outside world is reflected well by it. Remember in all your success planning think internal and polish that well."

I could not agree more and I try to live by these words in all areas of my life, personal and business.

Thank you!

Dec 28, 2008 03:11 PM #18
Laura Watts
Positive Properties, LLC - Laurinburg, NC

Gary-Really good post. It is always best to be on the inside looking out that the outside looking in. A POSITIVE attitude helps adjust the inside too. I am going to try and remember to keep a positive attititude even when I feel lousy. LOL I am also going to work on the inside before tampering with the outside.  Thanks for sharing.  Good reminder.

Dec 28, 2008 03:23 PM #19
Jeremy Blanton
Myrtle Beach Homes Blog - Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach REALTOR®-

Gary, great post..I agree with you & Terrie, that is an awesome statement!

Dec 28, 2008 04:12 PM #20
Cherimie Crane
Cherimie Crane & Associates - Beaufort, SC

Exactly what I needed to hear today!

Dec 28, 2008 09:49 PM #21
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Gary:  What a simple visualization for those that find positive thinking so challenging.  It all starts between our ears. 

Dec 29, 2008 02:17 AM #22
Patricia Beck
RE/MAX Properties, Inc., GRI, CDPE - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Realty

So true!  It all starts from the inside before results are seen on the outside.

Dec 29, 2008 04:43 AM #24
Toula Rosebrock
Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ - Lacey Township, NJ
Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township,

Hi Gary:

You're so's what is INSIDE that counts!  Whatever is inside, comes through to the outside...

By the way, nice sitting room!!

Toula Rosebrock Logo

Dec 29, 2008 07:54 AM #25
Mara Hawks
First Realty Auburn - Auburn, AL
Inactive-2012 REALTOR - Homes for Sale Auburn Real Estate, AL

I like to think of the glass as crystal, reflecting all that is brilliant and filtering out anything not useful or inspirational... And I do like how well furnished this one is too! ;-)

Dec 29, 2008 12:26 PM #26
Colleen Fischesser Northwest Property Shop
RE/MAX Advantage | Managing Broker - Chelan, WA
A Tradition of Trust in the Pacific NW since 1990!

What a great analogy...what's inside is reflected on the outside! And I agree with Fran-the inside is definitely easier (and cheaper) to change ;-)

Dec 29, 2008 12:58 PM #27
Carol Culkin
Reece & Nichols - Leawood, KS
Overland Park

Gary - Attitude is everything. Great reminder!

Dec 29, 2008 03:21 PM #28
Jesse & Kathy Clifton
Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS® - Fairbanks, AK

How true this is.  A little internal housekeeping will change the way the world sees us.  It's always a good time for a little introspection, huh?  Happy New Year Gary.

Dec 29, 2008 07:42 PM #29
Caren Wallace
Premier Property Group LLC - Tualatin, OR
Portland Caren Real Estate

I vote for positivity in all things I do! Godd pointers for the new year!

Dec 29, 2008 10:08 PM #30
Petra Norris
Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc. - Lakeland, FL
Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale

Gary - looking at this picture, I long for to sit and relax in this lovely glass room with a book or writing a blog letting the inside of me shine outside with a positive attitude.

Dec 30, 2008 12:37 AM #31
JL Boney, III
Coldwell Banker - Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC Real Estate

Everything in your life starts with one simple thing, you.

Dec 30, 2008 03:11 AM #32
Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

So relevant. Thanks for a short, sweet and poignant reminder!

Dec 31, 2008 10:53 PM #33
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