Surviving Amidst a Culture of Being Offended About Everything

Warning. The following post might be offensive, especially to people who like to be offended. In Canada, it’s okay to be offended. It might even be a prerequisite to being Canadian, I’m not sure. It does seem that walking around feeling offended about all things great and small seems to be a popular activity. We ban sports team logos because they are “racially insensitive” and demand funding be cut from sports teams to force…

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Recruiting Season in Real Estate-Should I change brokerages?

Realtors are independent contractors. We are individuals with our own mindset toward business. Yet, we all belong to a team as well.   I found myself relating the mindset of a Realtor with the different positions played in hockey.   I imagine how the players are positioned on the ice just before the puck is going to be dropped. They look up and all they can see in front of them is the players on…

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When You’re Moving Out: The Process of Letting Go Happens to Everyone [The One Thing You Can Do to Make It Easier On Yourself]

  I’ve helped a lot of people find a new home, and they all had two things in common. One: They had to leave one home to move into another. Two: It always involved a process of letting go. Every single time. It didn’t matter if it was a twenty year old moving out for the first time or whether it was a seventy year old widow downsizing her way into a condo. Whether…

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