PAUL RENAUD
executive coach

Reading…food for the soul

I was pleased to hear that one of my coaching clients who had attended my presentation on setting 2012 Objectives wanted to use his iPhone to take a picture of a recent book that I am reading called What got you here won’t get you there, by Marshall Goldsmith. I asked him – why the […]

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June
17

Saying farewell to a Mentor

There should be a law that you should never need to say farewell to a Mentor. After all a Mentor is someone that has enormous influence on our lives. Jeff Imelt, from GE quotes mentors as “People you trust to provide feedback and advice”. Mentors opens doors, are generous of spirit and time and best […]

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February
5

YOUR 2012 Imperatives

I had the pleasure of speaking at the CEO Clubs this week and we went over the CEO’s 2012 imperatives. We are not talking about the company’s imperatives but rather what are the imperatives for YOU, as a person. We are not talking about those New Year’s resolutions either – they usually last as long […]

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January
22

Father forgets

As I was reviewing my 2011 imperatives – the 11 things I wanted to do in 2011, I realized that one of my imperatives ‘Read one book per month’ was not going to happen since I had read only 6. So I got into panic mode because not only do I establish objectives or imperatives […]

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December
4

Networking. Monaco or Calgary? Take your pick

I’m a consummate networker…probably the best networker in the world ( …like Carlsberg) yet even with this type of enthusiasm I am still reminded of some pretty cool things when it comes to networking.   A close business colleague of mine moved to Monaco recently for investments purpose. When I asked how the move went […]

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November
7