What I Learned in 2015

What I Learned in 2015

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As we near the close of 2015, reflecting on what we learned can be a very important tool and lesson.  For me personally, what I learned this year was a bit different. It has been a great year and has allowed me to look a little more deeply at what is truly important.

 

Here are my top lessons learned in 2015:

 

  • Never take life too seriously.  Yes in real estate there will be disappointments.  However, the sun does come up again.  I had a huge land deal that fell out yet my clients kept their emotions out of it and all realized it wasn't meant to be.
  • Quality of work by far surpasses the quantity of work.  I know many mega-agents who do a great job. For me however, I will never put an emphasis on being the biggest, the most-est or the mega.  Getting to really know my clients and being able to be involved in all areas of a transaction are huge for me.
  • Embrace each day and whatever that day brings.  We can't have mountaintop experiences everyday. The oxygen level is decreased up there.  Besides, more fruit is produced in the valleys!
  • Share your successes, your lessons learned, your heartaches and your joy.  There are important things to share with others.
  • Take a risk.  Do something you have always wanted to do.  Don't wait!  This year I finally wrote that book I have been wanting to and am very close to getting it fully published.
  • Spend time with yourself!  Yes that's right!  Take a little time to get away by yourself to think, plan, reflect and refresh.
  • Take care of yourself.  Physically, emotionally, spiritually!  You are all that you really have so be kind to yourself.
  • Allow yourself to make mistakes.  Don't beat yourself up.  Learn from them and move on.
  • Invest in those around you.  By truly caring for the needs of those around you can take the focus off of a bad day, month or year!

I hope that your 2015 was a good one.  Here is to a wonderful 2016!  Make it the best ever!

 

"Have you fully LIVED today?"

     Magnolia Realty Granbury    

"Have you fully lived today?"

   Paula L. McDonald ~ REALTOR®

       Managing Broker ~ Granbury, Texas 

 936-203-0279 Direct

Selling Hood County and surrounding areas!

PaulaMcDonald@MagnoliaRealty.com 

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