Being "one more thinged"

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Coast 200305001

Have you ever been "one more thinged" to death? Of course you have, we all have.

The solution to it is the hard part. I have had jobs in other fields of work that the boss added one more thing and one more thing. Six months later you wake up and realize you are really out in "left field" from where the job and job description started. I believe the last few years as company's tried to survive, many where assigned a bigger load to keep from needing more staff. Sometimes this came in the form of slowly adding one more thing, then one more thing, This has proven the point of "less is more" and set an unfortunate precedent.

Originally this blog was going to be about a buyer that "one more thinged" everyone involved, but as they say. "thats a whole another show" How have you handled one more thingers?

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Lyn Sims
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Somehow everything just gets 'piled on' like a basket of clothes. Here, do this (shirt). Here, do this (pants). Run here (socks).  Then suddenly the basket is full, you're out of energy with a big mound of mess.  Supposedly, technology is able to make us handle more efficiently - I really don't see that happening.  I see people that are running all over like nutt-jobs not being able to finish a sentence they are in such a hurry.

March 31, 2012 06:07 AM
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Liz and Bill Spear
RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com

Rob, You been watching my corporate job?  They've been one more thinging us to the point where most of us are now doing what used to be 2-3 people's jobs.  And it's not going to stop.  Bill

March 31, 2012 06:09 AM
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Randy Ostrander
Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
Lake and Lodge Realty LLC

Good morning Rob. Sounds like a great underwriters epitaph. Seems like a never ending line of one more things for them. lol

March 31, 2012 06:11 AM
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Rene Brin
Amherst NH homes and Southern NH real estate
Brin Realty Amherst & Bedford Offices
I use the one more thing to grow my business..each day I do one more thing that's different before I call it a day.
March 31, 2012 06:11 AM
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Ed & Tracy Oliva
Arizona Agents
West USA Realty - Arizona

Rob:  This is some good Info:Just one more thing have a great year and good luck with your business in 2012.   E

March 31, 2012 06:14 AM
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Yvonne Schnee
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc

You have to "draw the line" in the sand sometimes. Enough is enough!!

March 31, 2012 06:24 AM
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Rob D. Shepherd
Principal Broker ABR, GRI
Coldwell Banker Coast

Lyn: I agree more technology just makes us try to cram more into the day.

Bill: Thats the bad part, it will never go back in better times.

Randy: I overlooked that one, Its true!

Rene: I could handle that!

Ed: Thankyou!

 

March 31, 2012 06:24 AM
Rainmaker
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Rob D. Shepherd
Principal Broker ABR, GRI
Coldwell Banker Coast

Yvonne: Sometimes figuring where to draw the line is the tuff one!

March 31, 2012 06:27 AM
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Sheila Anderson
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
Referral Group Incorporated

Good morning Rob. I really enjoyed this and can absolutely relate. Sometimes one thing leads to another and then you are somewhere else.

March 31, 2012 06:32 AM
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Rob D. Shepherd
Principal Broker ABR, GRI
Coldwell Banker Coast

Sheila: Thanks for commenting, we are on the same page!

March 31, 2012 06:44 AM
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Ron Marshall
Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire
Marshall Enterprises

I am with Yvonne.  Sometimes, you just have to draw the line somewhere.  And, you just kept us all entertained with the comments, too.

March 31, 2012 11:53 AM
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