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The Best Crowd-Sourced Travel Hacks

With the holidays comes holiday travel for many. Did you know that those who hit the road every year for thousands of miles of business flights know a lot of tips and tricks which the average holiday traveler can use to make their transit easier? Recently, a question posted on the crowdsourced knowledge website Quora [...]

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The Closing Word: Countermand

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: countermand Pronounced: (COUNT-uhr-mand) Verb: cancel officially Noun: a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command From Vocabulary.com: “Counter means “opposing” [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Burning Out

“When you think that it’s too hard, remember that in the long run, doing the things that will make you successful is a lot easier than being unsuccessful.” Ray Dalio, American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist Those who succeed are often those who manage to endure past the point where others simply quit. Solving [...]

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Copy & Share Keys with KeyMe

Here’s an interesting app you may want to try if you find yourself frequently in the position of having to share keys or provide copies in person. KeyMe allows you to save, copy, and share your existing keys via its app. You can have copies of keys mailed, or have keys instantly duplicated at one [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Sensational Seasonal Selling

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. How to Brighten a Dark Home (7 minute read) Why it matters: As the days get shorter and the [...]

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Dress Up Your Feed with Phonto

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but sometimes you need to add a few more, especially when you’re adding photos to your social media feeds. Phonto is a simple app which lets you quickly add text to your photos, right from your smartphone. What makes Phonto so great is that its design tools [...]

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The Closing Word: Spurious

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: spurious Pronounced: (spYOO-ree-us) Adjective: 1. plausible but false 2. intended to deceive 3. born out of wedlock From Vocabulary.com: “Anytime you [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Anger’s Mirror

“Everything that irritates others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” -Carl Jung, Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. “I would never act that way.” “I can’t believe how rude they were.” “Someone needs to clue that person in.” “This client is driving me absolutely nuts.” Valuable self-perspective is hard to come by. Many of the [...]

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Leverage the Genius of the “2-Hour Rule”

The tragedy of the relentless pursuit of an “optimized life” is that it leaves little room for what comes unbidden, during our daydreaming and our downtime. With the rise of the “quantified self” in our digital culture, we may risk the extinction of something essential, mysterious, and life-changing. This piece by Zat Rana for Business Insider discusses [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Winterize Your Listings

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. Easy Winter Preparation Checklist for Your Home (7 minute read) Why it matters: If you or your clients live [...]

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