Getting out of my comfort zone Part 2 ~ ActiveRain Meet-up with Maryland AR Rockstars!

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Getting out of my comfort zone Part 2 ~ ActiveRain Meet-up with Maryland AR Rockstars!

Getting out of my comfort zone ~ ActiveRain Meet-upI was invited to an ActiveRain meet up by a dear AR friend Bridget McGee. If you haven’t met Bridget, especially if you are in Central Maryland, you really should make it a point to met her. She’s kind, outgoing and a fantastic mortgage resource. Bridget mentioned a few of the rainers who would be there, I felt a little intimidated. Margaret Rome, was actually hosting it Martha Brown, Rich Iarossi, Margaret Woda were among the people expected to attend. These are people I admire on AR, they are wonderful bloggers and real estate agents.

“AR Rockstars!”The phenomena was mentioned at raincamp I attended. I laughed at myself quietly from my seat in the audience as Bob Stewart tried to encourage us to talk to those we admire and learn from them & share with them. I saw some really interesting bloggers who I couldn’t bring myself to strike up a conversation with. I don’t recall how many activerainers attended the raincamps (Philly & Atlantic City) suffice it to say there were a lot!
Getting out of my comfort zone ~ ActiveRain Meet-up
At a meet-up there was no sitting quietly in the audience taking it all in. There were about 15 of us at G & M’s in Linthicum Heights, Maryland talking, sharing ideas, eating and of course taking pictures, lots of pictures. Bridget did the introductions and I had an opportunity to speak with Margaret Rome, Martha Brown, Rich Iarossi, Margaret Woda and a few others. It was a wonderful experience I am so glad I went. Everyone I spoke with was warm, welcoming and offering to help and share in anyway I may need. The only thing better than talking with rainers on AR is having lunch together face to face!

Getting out of my comfort zone ~ ActiveRain Meet-upThanks Bridget for the invitation and thanks Margaret Rome for being an amazing hostess and new friend. It was a true pleasure meeting some of my “AR Rockstars Thanks for making me feel right at home!

Getting out of my comfort zone ~ ActiveRain Meet-up

Getting out of my comfort zone Part 2 ~ ActiveRain Meet-up with Maryland  AR Rockstars!

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Harry F. D'Elia
Investor , Mentor, CSSN, Radio Coach, REOs, ABR
Precision Real Estate Inc.

Getting out of the zone with fellow AR members is the best

April 30, 2012 06:48 PM
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Diane M. Phillips
Realtor 443-286-4365
Frankly Real Estate Inc.

Harry ~ You can say that again! I'm so glad I went.

April 30, 2012 06:52 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten
Phoenix Real Estate Agent, CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe

Diane I'm sure they were very happy you were a part of the meetup!!!  Is there a better place to get out of our comfort zones?  Everyone in the  rain is so helpful......good for you for getting out on the edge and going!!

April 30, 2012 07:26 PM
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Bridget McGee
Maryland Mortgage Mama NMLS#196068
Corridor Mortgage Group 410-960-2061

Diane, It was great to have you at the meetup.  I love this group of amazing Maryland Real Estate Pros and am proud when I can help to add another to the mix.  You are a special person and if you would stop to take a look around, I bet you'd be amazed at the folks that are too shy to talk to you!  

Way to get out of that comfort zone.  Keep it up!!

Mortgage Mama

May 01, 2012 06:51 AM
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Diane M. Phillips
Realtor 443-286-4365
Frankly Real Estate Inc.

Anna ~ I can't think of a better place.

Bridget ~  I can see why you love them, an amazing group. Sounds like something I'd better work on, thanks for pointing that out, I never would have thought .... well now I will. Thanks Bridge!

May 01, 2012 09:26 AM
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Martha Brown
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Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., Annapolis MD 21403

Diane- you are a rock star in your own right and it was a joy meeting you. I am so glad you joined us and hope to see more of you in the future.

May 01, 2012 07:07 PM
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Martha ~ Thanks! I plan to attend more in the future.

May 06, 2012 06:38 PM
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Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
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Diane, I missed this post and am very late to the party. Thanks to Bridget for introducing us and for the reblog. You are a terrific addition to AR. Also loved seeing you in Annapolis. Margaret
May 23, 2012 09:01 PM
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