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

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

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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