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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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Great Read Roundup: Real Estate Agents’ Secret Weapons

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 Ultimate Guide to Real Estate Lead Generation (8 minute read) Why it matters: How do you generate your [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Valuing Your Holiday Time

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” - Charles Buxton, (November 18, 1823 – August 10, 1871) English brewer, philanthropist, writer and member of Parliament. Where is it written we have to do it all? In case you need reminding, you absolutely have permission not to participate in [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Team Performance

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. Thinking of Joining a Real Estate Team? Consider the Pros and Cons (6 minute read) Why it matters: Should [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: On Journaling

“Writing is thinking on paper.” - William Zinsser, (October 7, 1922 — May 12, 2015), American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher   If you typically think of writting as corresponding via email messages or crafting MLS descriptions, you may be missing out. One doesn’t have to “be a writer” to access the many intellectual and [...]

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The Closing Word: Adventitious

The Closing Word: Adventitious 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: adventitious Pronounced: (AD-ven-TISH-us) Adjective: 1. associated by chance and not an integral part 2. coming from [...]

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The Closing Word: Fen

The Closing Word: Fen 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: fen Pronounced: (fenn) Noun: 1. low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Stress Management Tools

Great Read Roundup: Stress Management Tools 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. Great Read Roundup: Stress Management Tools How To Effectively Manage Your Stressful [...]

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