Category Archives for "Business Coaching"

Dec 17

How important is your education in terms of your success?

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Life Coaching , Real Estate Investment Coaching

“How important is your education in terms of your success?” asks Stefan Aarnio on his show, Respect the Grind. [Here’s a rough transcript of the entire show] Stefan Aarnio: Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the show, Respect the Grind with Stefan Aarnio. This is the show where we interview people who have achieved mastery and […]

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Dec 01

Ten Terryisms to guide you

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Sales & Marketing

[excerpt from Don’t Back Down, the real story of the founding of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators and why big leagues matter, Bruce M Firestone, 2015,] Ottawa-based tech and real estate billionaire Sir Terence “Terry” Matthews reinforces the following ten “Terryisms” for each startup he has guided to success: 1. Form an early (and lasting) attachment to your […]

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Nov 28

How to build an adaptive organization

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Business Models , Urban Economics

I’ve just finished reading Ron Wiens’ excellent book, Building Organizations: that Leap Tall Buildings in a Single Bound, 2012. If I understood it correctly, the role of a leader is to build an organization that (eventually) won’t need him or her to function effectively. You can do this, according to Ron, by building, EI, emotional intelligence, RI, relationship […]

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