Featured Articles From the Newsletter This Week

Scott’s Thoughts: Deeper Honesty

“The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.” -Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German ...

Get Smart About Social with Katie Lance

There’s a virtual avalanche of social media advice out there for business, ...

Great Read Roundup: Circle Prospecting, Banging Basements, & Passive Aggressive Peeps

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in ...

Other Recent Articles from Previous Issues

The Best Power On-the-Go

Is your hectic smartphone life burning up your battery on a daily basis? Are you always scrambling for an outlet at the coffee shop? What you need is a portable power pack that will ensure you can take that call, respond to that email, and promote that home wherever you happen to be. USB power [...]

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The Closing Word: Cavil

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: cavil Pronounced: (CAV-ill) Verb: raise trivial objections Noun: an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Engaging with Now

“The future is always beginning now.” -Mark Strand, American poet. From the collection Reasons for Moving. Uncertainty isn’t just a fact of life, it is proof of life. Everything alive changes… sometimes slowly, sometimes suddenly. There are changes we feel in real time and those we only observe in contrast, as when an old photograph from [...]

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Storage & Organization Inspiration

Decluttering is always an issue when preparing a home for sale. But even with a vigorous garage sale or two, some homes simply can’t shake that cluttered feel. When decluttering doesn’t cut it, it’s time to start thinking about creative storage solutions. So how do you make storage sexy? What can you do to turn [...]

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Hidden House Costs, Granny Pods, & Marketing Garageless Homes

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Taxes, Insurance, Other Homeowner Costs Approach $10K a Year (8 minute read) Why it matters: Do your homeowners understand [...]

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Organize Your Kindle Notes with Clippings.io

If you use a Kindle, you may like to highlight passages for future reference. While notes can easily be reviewed on a Kindle, there’s no perfect solution for aggregating your reading notes together into systems like Evernote (or other “knowledge base” technology). Clippings.io is a handy little cloud-based app designed to make your Kindle notes more [...]

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The Closing Word: Contretemps

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: contretemps Pronounced: (CON-tre-tahn) Noun: an awkward clash From Vocabulary.com: “The word contretempis French – contre means “against” and temps means “time.” A mishap, perhaps caused [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Habits vs. Experiments

“You must learn to make the whole world your school.” -Martin H. Fischer, German-born American physician and author. There are no shortage of books about habits, proof that the subject of habit formation (and reformation!) is endlessly renewable. There’s good reason for this. Habits are powerful. And when we say habits can make or break us, we’re typically [...]

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9 Tiny Kitchen Transformation Tips

Sometimes you have to make do with a kitchen that is hardly more than the inside of a food truck. If you or someone you know is interested in getting more out of the little galley you call home, be sure to check out these tips from Callie Little for Zillow. Tips include: 1. Donate first: Before [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Mindfulness, Convenience & A**holes

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. 4 Simple Exercises to Strengthen Your Attention & Reduce Distractibility (9 minute read) Why it matters: ”Tame the wandering [...]

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