Bruce Elkin

My first client was Sharon Wood, 1st N. American woman to summit Mount Everest, in 1986. I helped her reinvent herself as a motivational speaker. As an Associate of the Action Studies Institute, I designed programs for developing generic skills for business and education. I was an Advanced Instructor for Robert Fritz’s Technologies for Creating program. I contributed briefing notes to Peter Senge’s The Fifth Discipline Handbook. I developed a Coach Training Program for Peer Resources in Victoria, BC. I’ve helped numerous coaches set up and implement their practices.

THE 15-MINUTE TEST

Thanksgiving morning. I’m alone. The house is quiet. No plans. Perfect day to write. “But,” I hear my inner sloth whine, “I don’t feel like writing. I’m tired. It’s a holiday. I shouldn’t have to work. ” I just finished …

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Minimalism: Declutter? Simplify? Or Both? Strategies for Creating Rich, Simple and Successful Lives

Decluttering Is Problem Driven, Not Result Driven Readers interested in minimalism and creating a simple life often ask me, “What’s the difference between de-cluttering and simplifying?” And, then, they add, “Does it matter? If so, why?” I’ll try to answer …

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