From Leonard Steinberg at Compass Real Estate: Senator John McCain passed away yesterday after a long battle with cancer. Whether you agreed or disagreed with his policies, one thing we can all agree on is that he had courage. And often courage supersedes reason. I will never be able to describe what Senator McCain did or not achieve in his lifetime, but his words will live with us forever and they are worth repeating. Here are a few examples to live by:
“In prison, I fell in love with my country. It wasn’t until I had lost America for a time that I realized how much I loved her.”
“Our shared values define us more than our differences. And acknowledging those shared values can see us through our challenges today if we have the wisdom to trust in them again.”
“To argue against the global economy is like stating opposition to the weather – it continues whether you like it or not.”
Senator McCain will certainly be remembered for his courage, a trait we can all learn from. Courage requires us to do things when reason tells us not to. Often there are a host of ‘good reasons’ not to do something and often those reasons are the things we seek because we lack the courage to do something, or stand up for what we believe in.
From Chris Stafford: There are so many times in our lives and in our Epic listing business that we can very easily reason our way out of doing what it takes to have an Epic business.
Of course, I am not comparing our business to John McCain’s accomplishments. Though we can certainly use his legacy as a source of inspiration and strength when we are not doing what we KNOW we have to do in our lives and in our listing business to make it amazing.
Whether it’s calling expireds, calling your SOI or going after that high-end listing, make sure you are courageous in your choices.
Don’t let anyone stop you from having your best in life.
Become a listing agent of Epic proportions.