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The Closing Word: Noisome

The Closing Word: Noisome This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The ...

Great Read Roundup: Mortgage Matters

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

Scott’s Thoughts: Protection from Procrastination

Here are five sure-fire ways to defeat procrastination. Read them today, not ...

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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: Invective

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: invective Pronounced: (in-VECK-tive) Noun: abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will From Vocabulary.com: [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Learning Luxury Tastes

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 Choose The Best Wine Glasses For You (5 minute read) Why it matters: Ever been handed a [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Minding Your Momentum

“I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.”  Frances Willard, (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898), American educator, temperance reformer, and women’s suffragist Life is not easy. Nor would we want it to be. Arguably, it is the salt of struggle that enables the sweetness of success. [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Routine Inventory

“The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” - Samuel Johnson, (September 18, 1709 – December 13, 1784), English writer   We are but a couple weeks away from the start of 2020, and now is the time when many of us begin reflecting on [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Predictions & Productivity

  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. 2020 Real Estate Outlook: Expert Predictions For Mortgage Rates, Home Prices, Tech And More (7 minute read) [...]

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The Closing Word: Contiguity

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: contiguity Pronounced: (kahn-ti-GYOO-ih-tee) Noun: 1. the attribute of being so near as to be touching 2. the sequential occurrence or [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Hope for Happiness

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. 7 Insights from Brené Brown’s Book, Daring Greatly (8 minute read) Why it matters: Preoccupied with what society perceives [...]

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The Closing Word: Viridity

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: viridity Pronounced: (vih-RID-ih-tee) Noun: 1. The quality or state of being green. 2. Youthful innocence. Examples: “The viridity of a healthy lawn [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Kingdom of Service

“Not what I have, but what I do, is my kingdom.” - Thomas Carlyle, (December 4, 1795 – February 5, 1881) Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Building a career in real estate is less about the tools or inventory at your disposal than what you do with them. This basic truism is so [...]

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The Closing Word: Fastuous

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: fastuous Pronounced: (FAS-choo-uhs) Adjective: 1. Haughty; arrogant. 2. Pretentious. From A Word A Day: “From Latin fastuosus, from fastus (arrogance). Earliest documented use: [...]

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