Tag Archives: mindfulness

Scott’s Thoughts: Just for the Record?

“In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself.” Susan Sontag, American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and political activist. How was your 2018? Did it exceed your expectations? Did you struggle? What were the highlights? The low points? Do you know, or was it [...]

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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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Scott’s Thoughts: A Trip to the Airport

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” -Laozi, Philosopher and poet of ancient China. Have you ever been to the airport when you didn’t have a flight to catch? I’m not talking about dropping off a friend or picking up a relative. I mean visiting the airport when you [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Teaching Moments

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” Robert Frost Did you have a good weekend? It’s an innocuous question. The sort of small talk we exchange on a weekly basis. But lurking within it is a subtle, but provocative point: We are always asking one another to [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Signal Jamming

“Let reality be reality.” Lao-Tzu, Ancient Chinese philosopher If you can’t go for a run without your earbuds in, or survive a flight without an iPad filled with Netflix, you’re probably like most people. More often than not, any sign of boredom or irritation is a prompt to seek distraction. (Just try and stand in [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Brain Boosting

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 Become More Self-Aware (9 minute read) Why it matters: ”The biggest opportunity is awareness,” says Tasha Eurich [...]

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Free Your Mind from the Facebook Feed

Here’s an interesting browser plug-in we thought those of you addicted to social media might appreciate. Break your Facebook addiction with “News Feed Eradicator.” From the plug-in description page: “Do you often want to check Facebook, and then find yourself disappearing for hours as you are consumed by the bottomless pit that is the News Feed? [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Up Your Chill Factor

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. ‘Goodbye, Things’ Makes the Case for Radical Minimalism (5 minute read) Why it matters: The web has no shortage [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Mindful Business Moves

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. From Tools to Tool Uses (3 minute read) Why it matters: Your time is your most valuable asset. In [...]

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