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Sometimes silence is suspicious.

We have all seen this.

Someone talking fast like they are trying to hide something.

Or they are trying to divert the blame.

Sometimes it is just the opposite.

It is many times best to stay quiet and just listen.

It also depends on who you are.

Are you one to talk or stay quiet.  If your personality changes it puts a target on you.

So, to avoid things, it is best to stay within your personality.   And always speak the truth,

 

 

 

 

 

Comment balloon 12 commentsWilliam Feela • November 13 2017 04:24AM

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I only speak my have something to say so if that's suspicious i'm your culprit William Feela 

Posted by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority! (RE/MAX Northwest.) almost 2 years ago

Good morning William.

Sometimes silence is golden.  If I don't have anything to add to the discussion my lips are sealed

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) almost 2 years ago

Good morning, William Feela ....  I try to control my participation....but sometimes, it's difficult....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) almost 2 years ago

I am more of a quiet person.... and everyone who's ever worked for me knew that the quieter I got, probably the madder I was about something. So they knew to watch out then, as well.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) almost 2 years ago

This is very true and not a jury in the world would find this one innocent.

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 almost 2 years ago

It has taken me a long time to learn when it's best to keep my big fat mouth shut, William.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) almost 2 years ago

I'm like Barbara Todero and try to control my participation.  But, I often fail in that endeavor!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) almost 2 years ago

If I feel a client is overstepping or heading in the wrong direction, I tend to stop listening and start talking. Can't help myself. If a client is upset, then listening is always the very best thing to do because you can't begin to help a person if you don't know what's wrong.

Further, people like to be heard before they will listen or care what you have to say.

Posted by Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you (RE/MAX Gold) almost 2 years ago

Hi Bill, This dachshund is an awful lot like the little children my wife works with - in her professional you learn quickly when silence is golden or suspicious.

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) almost 2 years ago

Cute photo and guilt is written all over that dachshund's face.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) almost 2 years ago

William loved the photo, I just wanted to stop in since we have not connected in a while, I see you are well, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) almost 2 years ago

Good morning William. It is usually best if I remain quiet, but once I speak I tend not to stop! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) almost 2 years ago

Participate