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The Closing Word: Irresolute

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

Today’s Thoughts: Self-Reflection for True Success

In real estate, money is the metric which motivates. Investors want deals. ...

Branded Homes, Bidding Wars, & Smart Buying

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

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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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Today’s Thoughts: What Do You Value?

Do you know what your values are? What do you hold dear? Have your values changed? Is there a mismatch between your behavior and what you believe are your values? Living a life aligned with our values makes decisions easier. It also makes living with the outcomes of our decisions easier. It’s when we act [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Optimizing Your Time & Space

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. There’s an Optimal Way to Structure Your Day–and it’s Not the 8-hour Workday (5 minute read) Why it [...]

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The Closing Word: Temporize

This week’s Closing Word: Temporize

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Great Read Round-up: New Realities

Great Read Roundup: New Realities 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. 10 Simple Ways to Build a Collaborative, Successful Work Environment (7 minute read) [...]

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The Closing Word: Defamatory

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: defamatory Pronounced: (dee-FAM-uh-TOR-ee) Adjective: (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign From Vocabulary.com: “Defamatory words — [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Slower Solutions

“Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.” - Georges-Louis Leclerc, (September 7, 1707 — April 16, 1788) French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist, and author Speed is highly prized in the business world. How fast can we grow? How fast do we get back to our customers? How quickly can we overcome obstacles? Progress is so [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Easing into the Dream

“Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.” - Aldous Huxley, (July 26, 1894 – November 22, 1963), English writer, novelist, & philosopher Passion always sounds like good fuel for chasing dreams. We’ve all heard of those people who describe their work as their passion, [...]

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The Closing Word: Wangle

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: wangle Pronounced: (WANG-gull) Noun: an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery Verb: 1. achieve something by means of [...]

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Great Read Round-up: New Realities

Great Read Roundup: New Realities 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. Shop Smart: 6 Home-Buying Lessons From 20 Years of HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’ (5 [...]

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The Closing Word: Orthogonal

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: orthogonal Pronounced: (or-THOG-uh-null) Adjective: 1. having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles 2. not pertinent to [...]

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