Michel Beausejour

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26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

THE SUPERINTENDENT OF REAL ESTATE

<b>THE SUPERINTENDENT OF REAL ESTATE and THE REAL ESTATE COUNCIL OF B.C.</b><p>I sincerely hope everyone will read the 'newly' provided rules effective June …

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

Albert Einstein

Your Answers to Ask Real Estate’s Vexing Questions

Every week, the Ask Real Estate inbox fills with questions from readers frustrated by problems with their landlords, co-op boards and neighbors. Sometimes the answers are unambiguous: Yes, the landlord should provide you with a functional toilet. No, you probably should not buy that apartment with …

Real Estate

The Art of the Paragraph

Robert PealOver the years, I have come to see myself as almost as much a teacher of writing as I am of history. However, it has taken a long time for …

Writing

Divulgation protégée d’un lanceur d’alerte dans une société d’État | Un cas épineux pour un président de conseil

Voici un cas de gouvernance, publié en octobre 2017 sur le site de <b>Julie Garland McLellan*,</b> qui présente une situation dans laquelle Tiffany, la …

Comics

The History of Sears Predicts Nearly Everything Amazon Is Doing

One hundred years ago, a retail giant that shipped millions of products by mail moved swiftly into the brick-and-mortar business, changing it forever. Is that happening again?<p>Amazon comes to conquer brick-and-mortar retail, not to bury it. In the last two years, the company has opened 11 physical …

Keller Williams Named Top Training Organization Worldwide

TrainingKeller Williams, the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, was recognized by <i>Training</i> magazine, the leading business …

Real Estate

Keller Williams à la rescousse des victimes de l'ouragan Harvey au Texas

Le géant de l’immobilier Keller Williams annule son MegaCamp d’Austin, Texas<p>Premier réseau mondial en immobilier avec plus de 171 000 agents, Keller …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Work-life Balance

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How virtual reality could change the real estate landscape

On the cover of Time Magazine’s August edition, a barefoot Palmer Luckey is seen frolicking on a beach with a set of virtual reality goggles on his …

Google publicly launches Hire, a job applicant management tool

It’d been in testing for a year<p>Following its job hunting initiative announced back at Google I/O, the company today released a new tool to help small to mid-sized businesses recruit talent. Aptly called Hire, the service builds on G Suite and lets employers track candidates’ contact information, …

Warren Buffett’s 10 lessons for life, other than investing

Warren Buffett is a gentleman of ideas and splendid personality. (Image: Reuters)<p>All of us know Warren Buffett as the Maestro of Wall Street — the …

The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or manager, there’s no underestimating the power of motivation.<p>Motivation is what energizes, maintains, …

How the world's first accountants counted on cuneiform

This tablet has an account in Sumerian cuneiform describing the receipt of oxen<p><b>The Egyptians used to believe that literacy was divine, a gift from baboon-faced Thoth, the god of knowledge.</b><p>Scholars no longer embrace that theory, but why ancient civilisations developed writing was a mystery for a …

Ancient History

Oldest Homo sapiens bones ever found shake foundations of the human story

Fossils recovered from an old mine on a desolate mountain in Morocco have rocked one of the most enduring foundations of the human story: that <i>Homo sapiens</i> arose in a cradle of humankind in East Africa 200,000 years ago.<p>Archaeologists unearthed the bones of at least five people at Jebel Irhoud, a …

Anthropology

Who's Powering the Housing Market? Surprise! It's Millennials

Millennials are growing up, settling down and looking to buy a house — for the extra room and the investment opportunity.<p>Millennials were the largest group of home buyers (34 percent) for the fourth consecutive year, according to NAR’s 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study. By …

Real Estate

Mark Zuckerberg's Commencement Speech Used This 1 Rule of Persuasion--Just Like Steve Jobs Did | Inc.com

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's speech at Harvard's 366th commencement ceremony has made news for several reasons. First, he gave the speech after receiving an honorary degree from the school where he dropped out. Second, it was inspiring because it touched on a universal social desire--to have …

Public Speaking

When Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg sound the same dire warning about jobs, it’s time to listen

The jobs figures for May disappointed most analysts. But Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, who built billion-dollar technology companies in two very …

Robert De Niro: The US was once 'inspiring' but now has turned into 'a tragic dumba-- comedy'

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Robert De Niro says that "in movie terms," the country was once "an inspiring uplifting drama" but now has turned into "a tragic dumbass comedy."<p>The two-time, Oscar-winning actor spoke to Brown University graduates Sunday at the Ivy League school's commencement ceremonies. …

Today is JFK's birthday — listen to one of his most inspiring speeches https://t.co/0lIIB67BwF

‘Follow your passion’ is wrong, here are 7 habits you need instead

It’s common wisdom. Near gospel really, and not just among young people and founders. Across generational lines, sentiments like those from Steve …

Un nouvel outil pour faire un choix plus éclairé

Centris, un joueur incontournable du monde québécois de l’immobilier, dévoilera ce mardi une alliance avec la jeune entreprise montréalaise Local …

The Bible Hunters

<b>The study of</b> palimpsests in St. Catherine’s library actually began in 1892 when an unlikely pair of trailblazing, self-taught biblical scholars …