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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
Have you watched many soccer games? I have . . . Literally hundreds in the period of over a decade of my 2 daughters playing. Throughout all of those years, I learned a LOT about focus. The really talented soccer players weren’t always the strongest or fastest. The high performers were the ones w...
sheeple shee·​ple | \ ˈshē-pəl  \ informal: people who are docile, compliant, or easily influenced trend  1a: a prevailing tendency or inclination : DRIFTcurrent trends in education b: a general mo...
You can’t waste something you don’t possess. We have full access to ALL of the time all the time. Time is always free and available for all of us equally. We cannot hoard, save, squander, buy, sell, give, take, offer, steal, burn. bend, shape . . . time. For eons, we humans have boldly named and ...
I’m aging but feeling younger. You might wonder if I’ve found the fountain of youth? Nope! I’ve substantially minimized worry in my life. What’s the secret sauce? It boils down to expectations. When we expect to be surprised, we’re more apt to let go of limitations. This is mere acknowledgement t...
3 important players for any/every project . . . The Visionary imagines some potential in a scenario. The timing seems right to explore the possibilities, so the Visionary does what visionaries do with all exciting new ideas . . . A few days of dreaming . . . putting some pen to paper . . . playin...
When something seems too good to be true, it’s time to investigate. Often, these “too good to be true opportunities” turn out to be all hat no cattle. I don’t take pleasure in being the party pooper who doesn’t immediately CELEBRATE these apparent windfalls, but it’s in my DNA – I’m wary of happe...
We humans like to think we are worthy. We live our lives toiling to bring value to other people and myriad “enterprises” worthy – having or showing the qualities or abilities that merit recognition in a specified way enterprise – a project undertaken or to be undertaken, especially one that is im...
How Many Decisions Do We Make Each Day? In this Psychology Today article, Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. says: “In fact, some sources suggest that the average person makes an eye-popping 35,000 choices per day. Assuming that most people spend around seven hours per day sleeping and thus blissfully choice-f...
integrity 1: firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values : INCORRUPTIBILITY 2: an unimpaired condition : SOUNDNESS3: the quality or state of being complete or undivided : COMPLETENESS (Merriam-Webster) Lack of integrity negates trust! Yep! Only you know your own, personal “sta...
It’s exhausting to live the life of someone you are not! Yet, many of us do this for the purpose of “furthering a career” or “keeping up with the Joneses” or to “belong” to a group hoping to gain fame and fortune by osmosis. Guess what? I believe you already have everything you need to be famous ...

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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