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"Fitting in is about assessing a situation and becoming who you need to be accepted. Belonging, on the other hand, doesn't require us to change who we are; it requires us to be who we are."― Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection.We declare that real estate is a relationship business, and we crav...
02/07/2023
"The true price of leadership is the willingness to place the needs of others above your own." ―Simon Sinek, Author of "Leaders Eat Last."Empathy is understanding what other people are thinking and feeling. Empathy helps us connect and behave positively toward each other in human relations. It is...
01/17/2023
"The major value in life is not what you get. The principal value in life is what you become." — Jim Rohn.As adolescents, the world tells us our worth and teaches us what we should value through the people we grew up around, the media, and culture.But when you have so many voices in your ears utt...
01/05/2023
"The creative process is fueled by divergent thinking—a breaking away from familiar or established ways of seeing and doing."—The Innovator's Toolkit, Harvard Business Essentials.The key to marketing the real estate business is creativity. It's easy to get overwhelmed by the fierce competition an...
12/12/2022
"Grit, the raw endurance, perseverance, and passion that keeps you going despite obstacles." Anonymous Is grit a matter of nature or nurture? According to research by Angela Duckworth, author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, grit is a question of nature and nurture, not one or the ...
12/07/2022
Although I have been with ActiveRain for over a year, I started writing short and long-form articles (700-1000 words per article) and published them on LinkedIn in 2009. In those days, the word “blog” was unfamiliar to most writers. I left LinkedIn in 2017, and during those eight years, I publish...
12/04/2022
"The orchid is Mother Nature's Masterpiece." — RobynResearch shows evidence of orchids dating back to the age of the dinosaurs, over hundreds of million years ago. Orchids are one of the largest and oldest families of plants in the world. For centuries, people worldwide have fallen in love with t...
11/26/2022
"I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual." - Henry David Thoreau.Most of us remember learning about the first Thanksgiving in 1621 between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Native Americans. All joined together to conciliate over a table piled with food. Indeed, the turkey...
11/17/2022
"If you can find your footing between two cultures, sometimes you can have the best of both worlds." — Randy Pausch. For some of you who are reading this now, and at one point in time, you've experienced the low, gnawing feeling that is unbelonging. It's a feeling that won't let you sleep at nigh...
11/10/2022
"The seasons change their manners, as the year had found some months asleep and leapt them over." - William Shakespeare.Personally, it's always been a fascinating experience watching the surrounding landscapes change as each season passes. And I've always been grateful to be privy to these transf...
11/04/2022
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