Hey, Get out of my Space

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Hamm Homes

Hey, Get out of my Space

 

officeSharing an office with my business partner, Belinda Spillman is always interesting.  Her desk is against one wall and mine is against the other so we work with our backs to each other. 

 

There are times when she says I am in her personal space.  It got so bad in our last office that she put blue tape down the middle and told me not to cross the tape line.  She wouldn’t give me an easement to the door to go out to the men’s room so this was a problem.

 

Our new office is set up pretty good, but when I go to her desk and look over her shoulder on her monitor she throws a bit of a fit. 

 

The good thing about this office though is that my work area is next to the door so she better watch it or she won’t get an easement and she goes to the ladies room a lot more that I go to the men’s room.

 

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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes
Metro Brokers Marina Square
Denver, Colorado
HammHomes@ymail.com
303-358-1147

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Rainmaker
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Kathy Sheehan
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This is just too funny!  Chris, as I was reading the post I had the same thought, but couldn't remember his name.  Thanks!

August 30, 2012 05:53 PM
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Jim Patton
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Will -  I was thinking about Les Nessman too, Chris beat me too it.  You too should do a video. 

August 30, 2012 06:26 PM
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Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent
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You two are so funny! You must be a hoot when you do home tours together, lol! By the way, love the color of the office paint ;)

August 31, 2012 06:00 AM
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Will Hamm
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Ok, I will give her a easement.  Les Nessman, really!

August 31, 2012 06:26 AM
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Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi & Corinna Birgit Cromartie
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My boyfriend and I share an office in our home but have never had any issues.........but then he isn't a Realtor either. Perhaps that helps.....................

August 31, 2012 06:45 AM
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Tim Lorenz
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I understand the problem. However, this is a real issue if tape needs to devide you. LOL

August 31, 2012 08:04 AM
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Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
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To each his own... I prefer my private space...so when I talk to myself no one overhears my conversation!

August 31, 2012 08:10 AM
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Roger D. Mucci
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Looks like you may have ruffled a few feathers Will................this is funny!

August 31, 2012 08:30 AM
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Toni Weidman
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Craig and I pretend not to see each other, Will. We have our backs to each other too. I got the view though :)

September 01, 2012 05:13 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
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Hey, Will!  I included this post in Last Week's Favorites.  Have a great week!

September 02, 2012 12:10 AM
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Mike Yeo
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That is funny, Will. The blue tape would really start a conversation.
September 02, 2012 06:09 AM
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Rob D. Shepherd
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I bet one of her rules for you is, No Mexican food before entering.

September 02, 2012 06:43 AM
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Peggy Wester
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That's very funny -- nice read on this Sunday morning. Glad Patricia featured this in her week's best.

September 02, 2012 07:44 AM
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Erica Ramus
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That is good. Perhaps a small room dividing screen might help as well. :)

September 02, 2012 09:15 AM
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Eric Michael
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Sounds to me like you need a little bigger of an office. I have a second desk in my office, but it's offset, kinda diagonal behind me.

September 02, 2012 02:04 PM
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Jack Mossman - The Nines Team in Stockton
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Will - Sometimes it's just easier to work in the field ... like "they" say ... nothing "for sale" in the office!

September 02, 2012 05:01 PM
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Sandy Acevedo
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Hi Will, location, location. You now have the upper hand, holding the easements and easy exit path. I think she better get rid of the blue tape now.

September 03, 2012 10:47 AM
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Lloyd Binen
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Will, Pat's Favs brought me here.  That's pretty funny and reminds me of a Seinfeld comedy routine. 

September 03, 2012 10:55 AM
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Jill Sackler
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That is a very attractive office and seems big enough for two. No?

September 03, 2012 02:52 PM
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Will, I smile often when I think about your relationship with Ms Belinda.  Too funny about the territories.  I've got to side with Belinda...I hate when someone looks over my shoulder lol.

September 04, 2012 06:53 PM
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