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Rainmaker
4,243,880
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Believe me, it takes a lot but you need to be aware and to listen.

May 01, 2018 10:54 AM
Ambassador
2,604,443
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    People with communicable diseases (coughing, sneezing) should stay out of the public until it passes.

May 01, 2018 11:00 AM
Ambassador
1,009,426
John Meussner
Mortgages in AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, MD, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI - Fair Oaks, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Fair Oaks, CA 484-680-4852

Thankfully, I can't remember the last time I was sick.  I make sure to get plenty of R&R and spend a lot of time in nature, so I do pretty well at avoiding burn out along the way

May 01, 2018 10:45 AM
Rainmaker
233,614
Denise Copeland
Home Sales Palm Beach - Jupiter, FL
Jupiter Abacoa Sales & Beach Front Luxury Homes

Unfortunately this business doesn't lend itself to taking time off for sick days. I'm taking more ME time these days when I know I'm going to have a slow day. I'll ride my bike to the beach or enjoy a movie. Relaxing helps keep me well. Stress kills!

May 01, 2018 11:24 AM
Rainmaker
2,099,747
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I do PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent) 

May 02, 2018 04:46 AM
Rainmaker
938,105
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

🎶I got the worst hangover ever . . . It hurts so bad that I never going to drink again . . . at least not till next weekend🎶

I'm rarely sick--my immune system fires on all cylinders. But when I need down time, I take it. If I'm of no use to anybody, what's the point?

May 01, 2018 12:07 PM
Rainmaker
4,430,915
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

If I'm contageous, yes... otherwise, I power through.

May 01, 2018 12:03 PM
Ambassador
1,874,154
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Yes, I take time off to get well.  It's not good for anyone else to be around me when I'm sick. 

May 01, 2018 11:58 AM
Rainmaker
6,961,853
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Real estate professionals, like mothers, are not allocated sick days.

May 01, 2018 11:35 AM
Ambassador
4,509,199
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I am so rarely sick but, I will say that if I'm starting to feel 'under-the-weather,' I just take a 20-minute nap! That typically works wonders!

May 01, 2018 09:13 PM
Rainmaker
2,052,369
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

I may take a portion of a day off. Usually a couple of aspirin and a half hour nap are all I need Tim, PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent) 

May 01, 2018 02:23 PM
Rainmaker
704,432
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

When you work for yourself it's counterproductive to be sick so as long as these 2 legs can carry me you'll find me at work. When I worked for corporate, yes, I called in sick sometimes when I needed the day. 

May 01, 2018 02:23 PM
Rainmaker
1,708,235
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I take time off every day.

May 01, 2018 11:32 AM
Rainmaker
5,767,371
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Tim,

We are both healthy and cannot recall the last time we were ill. We do make sure to take time out, and no work ourselves into oblivion.  A

May 01, 2018 11:13 AM
Rainmaker
2,683,552
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

NO...I do what has to be done best way I can...

May 01, 2018 11:01 AM
Ambassador
5,696,016
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

A little under the weather, but I pushed on through for a long day today.

May 01, 2018 09:40 PM
Rainmaker
733,647
Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

No I don't. I work no matter what. 

May 01, 2018 05:15 PM
Rainer
247,357
Byron K . Jones
Coatesville, PA
List Today - Sold Tomorrow!

Ironically, i have taken off today...

May 01, 2018 12:56 PM
Rainer
85,337
Steve Penner
Royal LePage / Pro Ledger Online Software - Winnipeg, MB
REALTOR / Pro Ledger Online (owner)

short answer... generally "yes" I take a break ...

... life is too short to not take needed breaks.... and to not listen to your body can make your life even shorter and much less happy... as they say.. you can't take it with you.

May 01, 2018 12:45 PM
Rainmaker
5,579,046
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

no, I work when I'm sick.... when I was active, builders don't care if you're sick!!!  I went into the office and closed my door and worked... with a fever!

May 01, 2018 11:38 AM
Rainer
87,920
Jeff Perlis Prime Properties
Prime Properties - Lake Arrowhead, CA
Experience Your Own Transformation!

I'm taking a sick day off if it is something serious and I have to take a day(s) off.

May 02, 2018 12:19 PM
Rainmaker
1,549,295
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Sometimes you have no choice.

Taking care of yourself is very important, I do not believe that it is right to take a bag of medication and painkillers instead of a good nap and a cup of a chicken soup( if it is your thing).

May 02, 2018 11:45 AM
Ambassador
3,070,956
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

It totally depends.  I took time off when my Grandbaby was born recently.  And I have napped on the floor behind my desk when I needed to be there to answer a question for an agent in my firm. (new office has a nap sofa)

May 02, 2018 09:04 AM
Ambassador
3,145,204
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Rarely, if ever.  I worked through chemo and 6 surgeries.  I was at an appointment with a seller 3 days after breast surgery.  Unless I down and cannot get up ... I do what needs to be done. 
That said, I am equally committed to taking good care of myself so that I do not get sick, and I rarely do. 

May 02, 2018 07:23 AM
Rainmaker
3,070,784
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Don't spread the flu!

May 02, 2018 06:08 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,651
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I can't answer this question.  I'm calling in sick.

May 02, 2018 05:23 AM
Rainmaker
3,376,034
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I have to be down and out to miss work. Too many people depend on me.

May 02, 2018 05:21 AM
Rainmaker
940,823
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

"Phone call/sick day" ? If I really am sick, I take time and try to stay away from customers

May 02, 2018 05:11 AM
Ambassador
4,316,065
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent) - if you have to work, you have to.

Real Estate business gives us the freedom to take a day off, even otherwise!

May 01, 2018 11:01 PM
Ambassador
4,721,167
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Well I missed this earlier today - depends on how under the weather I am. I was back at work hours after my apendectomy and my thyroidectomy. I'm not good at taking time when I probably should. But when ill with a cold or something else contagious, I steer clear of others. Thankfully it's rare!

May 01, 2018 10:17 PM
Rainmaker
1,346,119
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I take sick days when my body demands it, yes and without apologies. 

May 01, 2018 06:24 PM
Ambassador
3,986,960
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I am very mindful of not infecting others and hope they will do the same.

May 01, 2018 05:46 PM
Rainmaker
3,986,000
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I need to be near death not to work at least from home

May 01, 2018 05:27 PM
Rainmaker
563,479
Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

It's an extremely rare occurrence - but if I was "really under the weather" I would get the needed rest and hope it passes very quickly! 

May 01, 2018 05:26 PM
Rainmaker
3,669,316
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello Tim, I experienced slight cold during January, but it didn't interfere with my work.

May 01, 2018 03:40 PM
Rainmaker
1,242,804
Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury

I have a daily reminder on my calendar to take care of myself and my health is priority. If we don’t stay healthy we cannot work at all. If  I’m sick I stay away from other people. I don’t want to spread whatever it is that ails me. 

May 01, 2018 03:07 PM
Rainmaker
1,424,650
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Yes, I do.

May 01, 2018 03:05 PM
Rainmaker
599,680
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

I so rarely get sick that this is a hard question for me to answer.  I can work remotely quite easily, but I typically am in the office most days.

May 01, 2018 01:47 PM
Rainmaker
4,507,336
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

If I am contagious, I am in bed!

May 02, 2018 04:39 AM
Rainmaker
4,433,809
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes.

May 02, 2018 02:36 AM
Rainer
67,209
Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
A Tradition Of [Excellence, Trust & Service]

Yes, I had the Flu 2 years ago and I took 5 days off.  First I did not want to give anyone else the flu and secondly, I felt awful.

May 03, 2018 06:45 AM
Rainmaker
4,275,967
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I had to make shift my bed with laptop to desk two days this week.

 

May 06, 2018 12:52 PM
Rainmaker
5,261,301
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

If I could pass my illness to clients, I definitely let them know, and usually they say - stay home!  

May 04, 2018 06:01 AM