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The Closing Word: Brio

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: brio Pronounced: (BREE-oh) Noun: quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous From Vocabulary.com: “If someone’s got brio, [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Mastering the Approach

“Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.” - Earl Nightingale, (March 12, 1921 – March 25, 1989) an American radio speaker and author, dealing mostly with the subjects of human character development, motivation, and meaningful existence. How we approach important moments in our lives [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Just the Good Stuff

“There are a thousand reasons to live this life, everyone of them sufficient.” - Marilynne Robinson, (b. November 26, 1943), American novelist and essayist   Regular readers of Tuesday Tactics know that the newsletter tends to be one of those places where I try to gather up some of the most promising and interesting things my [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Guidance for Great Decisions

Great Read Roundup: Guidance for Great Decisions 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. 60 Simple Rules of Personal Finance (8 minute read) Why it [...]

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The Closing Word: Resile

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: resile Pronounced: (rih-ZILE) Verb: 1. spring back; spring away from an impact 2. return to the original position or state [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Dunning-Kruger Effect

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.” - Charles Darwin, (February 12, 1809 – April 19, 1882), English naturalist   Have you ever heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect? According to Wikipedia, it’s a “cognitive bias in which relatively unskilled persons suffer illusory superiority, mistakenly assessing their ability to be much higher than it really is.” You [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Leadership Lessons

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 Books Every New Manager Should Read (5 minute read) Why it matters: Even if you’re on your [...]

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The Closing Word: Staunch

The Closing Word: Staunch 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: staunch Pronounced: (stonch) Adjective: firm and dependable especially in loyalty Verb: stop the flow of a [...]

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The Closing Word: Noisome

The Closing Word: Noisome 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: noisome Pronounced: (NOI-suhm) Adjective: 1. causing or able to cause nausea 2. offensively malodorous From Vocabulary.com: “Despite [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Mortgage Matters

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 Growing Market of Online Alternative and Nonbank Mortgage Lending (5 minute read) Why it matters: If you’ve been [...]

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