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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
Ain’t Nothin’ but a Thang!Storms happen! Nashville got walloped yesterday afternoon and early this morning!WHEW! STRONG storms with crazy wind gusts that toppled trees and hurled pretty much everything that wasn’t anchored to the ground. This is a different kind of event than the tornadoes we exp...
Every day this week . . . I have witnessed amazing good will and generosity emanating from SO many people helping people through these “scary and uncertain times.” Each day, as the members of Pareto Realty selflessly serve their friends, family, clients and each other. This is a steady flow Hercu...
Yesterday, Denise emailed this comment to all of the agents of Pareto Realty.  “Congrats everyone! A lot of Paretozoans are doing business.  I haven’t heard from other companies doing as much!”   She’s right on! I’ve been talking with a LOT of Principal Brokers EVERY day. I do this because I don’...
YOU are Invited! Every MONDAY @11 AM CDT - join our Realtor Pandemic conversation Realtors conspiring to create an AMAZING Post-Covid19 Real Estate Market It seems that, for many of people in my current Circle, there’s ...
As the expiration of the statewide “Stay at home order” will expire April 30 here in Tennessee, I sense some excitement from lots of folks with expectations that things will now shift significantly upon the dawning of May 1. I know this is not reality, and I believe there are many people who will...
The bootstrapper creates value Seth Godin‘s timing for this message is SPOT ON! “One of the most powerful things you can do is build a useful business. An enterprise of value, doing work of substance, filling a need and finding independence.” And to do it without raising money from a bank or wait...
Call me crazy . . . but I think NOW is the PERFECT time to begin the oh-so-important of imagining how we Realtors can exemplify the “Phoenix Rising” of our Real Estate Market post-covid. I believe that we can manifest just about anything we can imagine and that WE hold the cards . . . We have fan...
Let’s keep our priorities top of mind! For most people, consistency of checking in with close friends and Family is a natural happening. Why? We do this because we LOVE them, and we genuinely care about their well-being. Just as with everything (Houses and Automobiles), we need “regularly schedul...
Does anyone know when the quarantine will be lifted? Is Anybody Out there? What will we do between now and that moment of hearing the savory news that we are “ALL CLEAR” to leave our confines? Is it possible to make yourself useful? Well . . . We can get ready to get ready to re-launch our busine...
I’ve noticed that“Uncertain Times” is the preferred media title for this pickle we’re in. It’s almost as if there’s something different going on. My observation of the world during my lifetime has always been best described as “Uncertain Times”. While studying the variety of “origin stories” whil...

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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