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Scott’s Thoughts: Toxic Assumptions

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” -John Quincy Adams, American statesman who served as the sixth president of the United States. In business, some virtues are held in the highest esteem. Rationality. Patience. Diligence. Shrewdness. Successful entrepreneurs and investors may place an emphasis on drive and passion, [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Off the Beaten Path

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. The Flaws a Nobel Prize-winning Economist Wants You to Know About Yourself (9 minute read) Why it matters:┬áRichard [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Inevitable

“It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.” -W. Edwards Deming, American engineer, statistician, professor, author, lecturer, and management consultant. No industry is immune to technological and political forces. Though innovation is typically regarded as a boon, it inevitably comes with casualties. Obsolete roles may fall by the wayside while new positions become [...]

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5 Reasons Why Your “Good Gut” Might Not Be So Good

Intuition: You might swear by it, but it could be guiding you down the wrong path. One of the problems with your “gut reaction” is that you have a very hard time seeing your own bias.

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