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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Pareto Realty - TN #251071
Tips and commentary For Home Buyers & Sellers and REALTORS with primary focus on LIVE - Work - Play - Life Rhythm - Life Performance Oriented thinking for regular folks
There’s always some assembly required in all things and pursuits. Whatever it is, there’s a learning curve. After all, this is the first time you’ve ever needed to assemble and learn how to use this thing. Straight out of the box, this appears to be a simple operation, so you get right to work wi...
The “true experts” are worthy of us heeding their advice! After all, I would define “True Expert” as a person who has achieved Mastery in a specific field of expertise. Most experts in the field of Mastery knowledge agree that most mortals study and practice their art a MINIMUM of 10 years and 10...
We must begin with cessation of our obsession with hating 2020. Every Monday morning, I create a theme for the week ahead. This week is: “Finding Flow” Essentially, this in response to my realization that I (and maybe YOU) have been running around like a beheaded chicken the past couple months as...
  Exasperating times, Eh? In times like these, we are quintessentially poised to do AMAZING work on ourselves and our relationships. Rise to these challenges. Embrace these opportunities to take stock in who we are individually and collectively. Mayhem, turmoil, CHAOS reduce pretty much everythin...
Many people are ever in search of “life balance”. This is an excruciatingly elusive, fickle thing . . . Balance! Y’see! The problem is that balance is an illusion . . . because EVERYTHING is ALWAYS moving. It’s as if the entire Universe is conspiring to disrupt any and all appearances of balance ...
It seems the new way of dealing with issues . . . begins with inflammatory posts on Social Media. I think this cheats the possibility of coping with the grief that comes in response to unexpected circumstances. For sure, things going your way is eminently important, isn’t it? In this environment ...
Ah! the subtleties of perspective . . . Are you worried about things nobody knows? When will Covid settle down? Will this home inspection uncover a major issue? Will the house appraise at more than the selling house? For those who think from the perspective of: “That upon which we FOCUS EXPANDS”,...
As of 10:30 AM yesterday 10/05/2020, . . .the race to win one of the 4 open seats on the 2021 Board of Directors for Greater Nashville Realtors The journey began with @ a dozen top notch Realtors who opted in by filing a nomination. These folks then followed a very smooth process which narrowed t...
When inventory of available houses is near ZERO . . . Many Home Sellers get a little cocky. Some might even have the delusional thinking that this market is like shooting fish in a barrel. These unfortunate, misguided (or NOT guided) folks actually believe that they’ve got the Buyers by the horns...
It's worth doing well After 27 years of being a Realtor and member Of Greater Nashville Realtors . . . faithfully serving on many committees (professional standards and Professional Development), I decided to step up and run for the Board of Directors.Why?I believe THIS is the perfect time to be ...

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Stream of consciousness commentary on the real estate industry from the perspective of a Principal Real Estate Broker and Founder of Pareto REalty, LLC in Middlle Tennessee - Also a Career Development Coach with vast Organizational Development/Transformation training and experience - in the industry since 1993