Sometimes, Doing Nothing is Enough

It is not that the truth always hurts, it is sometimes a matter of the truth being the best way. It is not often that we get to use the word “Gentleman,” but in the following example we are about to discuss, our client was both a successful executive and a gentleman.

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The Executive (and Entrepreneur) Who Came Out of the Shadows

There is a wonderful, old expression that is quite apropos to this discussion: “Who you are is plenty good enough.” But what do we really mean when we say such a thing?

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The Long and Short of It is a Circle

Imagine two managers are called into an executive leader’s office who are not “seeing eye to eye (another interesting phrase!).” They have asked for a meeting to help resolve the situation.

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Leadership, MindfulnessBruce Wolk
The Entrepreneur Who Knew (Almost) Everything

Several years ago, an entrepreneur came to me “hat in hand,” as the saying used to go, who was quite humbled to say the least. He had once made a lot of money in the electronics business and he was convinced that his entrepreneurial spirit, hunches, drive and determination could be applied to a Southwestern concept chain of quick serve restaurants. 

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Leadership, MindfulnessBruce Wolk
Who Was It Who Promised the Executive Perfection

Despite the best business school, managerial or business writing guides, there is no equivalent of the executive crystal ball. It comes down to us and it all depends on us.

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Bruce Wolk
There’s Nothing Wrong with Herbal Tea

One of the great myths we like to dispel here at VIM Executive Coaching is that all executive coaching sessions try to direct the client into the same pattern or leadership style. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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EntrepeneurshipBruce Wolk