Category Archives for "Life Coaching"

Jan 25

How to be your own mediator in difficult negotiations

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Entrepreneurship , Life Coaching

A few suggestions: let them vent first don’t argue don’t answer each point with counterpoint nod smile occasionally make encouraging noises frown at the right spots sympathize with them ask, “Can you tell us more?” ask, “Can you elaborate on that?” say, “I didn’t know that” “I understand” “That’s interesting” “I can see your point” […]

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Jan 20

Is there more to life than money?

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Entrepreneurship , Finance , Investing , Life Coaching , Real Estate , Real Estate Investment Coaching

Ah, actually no. Let me explain. Wealth Factory says, “There is more to wealth than just money. Real prosperity involves your health, your spirituality, your relationships and your overall emotional/mental wellbeing. People don’t live compartmentalized lives.” But I think the way to achieve “harmony” is through one of two methods: You make so much money […]

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Dec 21

Top 10 most important entrepreneur attributes

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Entrepreneurship , Life Coaching

Asked by Telfer School of Management’s Catherine Elliott to rank the top 10 most important attributes an entrepreneur should have (and the bottom five) from her lengthy list, here’s what I came up with– Top 10 (in no particular order) DrivenOptimisticInnovative problem-solverCreative thinkerSeeks to make a contributionRisk-takerDeliversOpportunisticFlexibleAims to make a difference Bottom 5 (in my […]

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