Don’t mix politics, religion and sex with business

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Inman Connect San Francisco, Jul 16-20, 2018

With elections coming up soon, political ads are unavoidable on television and on the radio. There are even ads on Facebook, and some of my friends post political party propaganda on their walls and in comments on mine. I cannot wait until it is all over. I have some strong political opinions, but I don't have to express them while I am working with clients, and you will not find them on my personal or business Facebook pages. I have agreed to a yard sign, but it is for a local election and for a longtime friend and neighbor. There won't be any bumper stickers on my car for any candidate, or any public display of support, because I don't want to mix politics and business. One of my active clients currently works for a politician who I would not vote for even if I were in the right district. My opinions are very different from those of my client, and I don't have a problem with that. In fact, we seem to be a perfect match for each other in our roles as Realtor and buyer. She has not a...