Category Archives for "Life Coaching"

Jun 11

When is a good time to ask for a raise?

By Bruce Firestone | Architecture , Business Coaching , Life Coaching , Sales & Marketing , Urban Economics

[Here is Bruce Firestone’s contribution to a new book called, Stories about Teaching at Carleton University, 2018]   When one of the courses (Design Economics) I taught at the School of Architecture (now the Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism) was reviewed by their accreditation committee, I got a call from the director’s executive assistant […]

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Apr 21

Rich is Better

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Life Coaching

It is interesting to watch Paul Walker and Jessica Alba in the Sony film, Into the Blue (2005)—two beautiful people living in Barbados in a trailer with virtually no money—both profess to each other throughout the film that love is all they need (also a theme in 2008’s charming film, Across the Universe). It’s a […]

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Apr 05

Remembering Dr Martin Luther King Jr

By Bruce Firestone | Life Coaching

I am old enough to remember that fateful day when Martin Luther King Jr was shot down in Memphis Tennessee, 50 years ago yesterday. I listened to Dr Cornel West, Professor of Philosophy at the Harvard Divinity School, and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, describe Dr King as a love extremist. I thought it was […]

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Feb 24

Fake Reality TV versus “Real” Real Estate Investing

By Bruce Firestone | Architecture , Design , Investing , Life Coaching , Real Estate

A FREE WEBINAR WITH THE NHL’S OTTAWA SENATORS FOUNDER, BRUCE M FIRESTONE, PHD, AND DAVID DUBEAU, RESULTS ENTERPRISES FOUNDER Bruce “making impossible possible” Firestone David “magnetic investor attraction” Dubeau Here’s the unvarnished, real time video of the entire webinar. Enjoy it!   When: March 28th 2018 Time: 3 pm ET, noon PT until 4:30 pm ET, 1:30 pm PT How to join in: IT’S […]

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Feb 15

The Small Business Trap

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Life Coaching

I’m reading my friend Majeed Mogharreban’s newest book, The Small Business Trap. I’m a little more than halfway through it, but liking it so much I gave him this testimonial: “I’m halfway through the Small Business Trap and enjoying it a lot. It’s like a potboiler; it holds my interest and makes (forces!) me to keep reading to […]

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Feb 11

About pies

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Life Coaching

About pies What is the only type of pie that doubles in size when shared with another person instead of halving it? -a happiness pie Derived from a comment made by Felix Starck, who starred in and directed the film, Expedition Happiness, https://www.facebook.com/expeditionhappiness/. It’s his journey with girlfriend, Selima Taibi, together with their faithful dog (Rudi) through Canada, […]

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Feb 04

How to do the impossible

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Life Coaching

My personal tagline is: MAKING IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE. Easy to say, maybe hard to do. Here’s a clue on how to make the impossible happen–Saint Francis of Assisi proffered, “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Sir Winston Churchill said it differently, “If you’re going through hell, keep […]

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Dec 14

Poverty isn’t always easy to see

By Bruce Firestone | Life Coaching

This commercial from the Salvation Army really hits home, https://youtu.be/UR43xlU-cbU The fastest growing impoverished part of our population? Elders Fastest growing form of abuse? Elder abuse I see it over and over again in my coaching and real estate brokerage practice. Don’t let this be you… Prof Bruce #salvation army #elder poverty #elder abuse

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