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Scott’s Thoughts: Your Long, Strange Trip

“You don’t want to be the best at what you do. You ...

Great Read Roundup: Cautionary Tales

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

The Closing Word: Blithe

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week ...

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Scott’s Thoughts: Doing Simple Things Well

“Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.” -George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 — 2 November 1950), Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics What makes a garden grow? Daily attention. Observation. Watering and weeding and minding the weather. Slow and steady, with an eye on the pests, you bring [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Our Crazy Future

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 matter to your real estate career. How Instagram Replaced the Contacts List (3 minute read) Why it matters: What really are the benefits of using [...]

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The Closing Word: Parlay

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: Parlay Pronounced: (par-LAY) Verb: You might parlay your early investment in your brother’s company into a high-paying leadership role. Parlay: [...]

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The Closing Word: Stigma

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: stigma Pronounced: (STIG-mah) Noun: 1. a symbol of disgrace or infamy 2. a skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign [...]

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Great Read Roundup: On Real Estate Investing

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. On Real Estate Investing How to Get Rid of a House That Won’t Sell (5 minute read) Why [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Underdog Power

“The fact of being an underdog changes people in ways that we often fail to appreciate. It opens doors and creates opportunities and enlightens and permits things that might otherwise have seemed unthinkable.” - Malcolm Gladwell, (born September 3, 1963), Canadian journalist, bestselling author, and speaker.   It’s natural to feel like the underdog. Our minds [...]

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The Closing Word: Aghast

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: aghast Pronounced: (ah-GASSED) Adjective: struck with fear, dread, or consternation From Vocabulary.com: “Aghast comes from Old English gasten, “frighten,” which comes [...]

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Great Read Roundup: The Minimalist Approach

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. Millennials and the Minimalism Trend (3 minute read) Why it matters: The minimalist millennial trend presents a threat for [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Built to Last

“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” - William James, (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910), American psychologist and philosopher

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The Closing Word: Macabre

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: macabre Pronounced: (muh-CAH-bruh) Adjective: shockingly repellent; inspiring horror From Vocabulary.com: “This word first appeared in English in the context of [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Big Thinking

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. 6 Reasons Your Client Says “I Don’t Have Budget”—and 16 Ways to Get It (5 minute read) Why [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Gradual Greatness

“True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.” - St. Francis of Assisi, (b.1181/1182 – October 3, 1226), Italian Catholic friar and preacher.   True greatness is not the result of a single, monumental act. It is earned through continuously applied effort over time. This is a good news/bad news situation, depending on your perspective. [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: A True Original

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”                     Yogi Berra, (May 12, 1925 — September 22, 2015), American professional baseball catcher, manager, & coach. Yogi Berra was perhaps the most colorful major league player and coach the game has ever seen. While a [...]

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