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Polishing the Old Brown Shoes: A Corporate and Personal Journey of Survival R. Victor H. Wood Jr.

Polishing the Old Brown Shoes: A Corporate and Personal Journey of Survival

R. Victor H. Wood Jr.

Published December 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781449570835
Paperback
230 pages
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Polishing The Old Brown Shoes is a corporate and personal journey of survival in the backwoods and in the boardroom. Victor Wood, a former CEO of Burger King Canada, recounts life stories showcasing survival skills learned in childhood that becameMorePolishing The Old Brown Shoes is a corporate and personal journey of survival in the backwoods and in the boardroom. Victor Wood, a former CEO of Burger King Canada, recounts life stories showcasing survival skills learned in childhood that became the recipe for a lifetime of leadership, achievement, fulfillment and happiness for a son, husband, father, grandfather, naval officer, thirty-year corporate real estate executive and retiree. This blueprint for success stresses the importance of being prepared, developing and executing a plan, anticipating setbacks, adapting to change, seeking new challenges and employing an iron will necessary to thrive in the toughest of circumstances. Whether adapting to a simpler life plan necessitated by economic circumstances, struggling to retool a career made obsolete by newer technologies or simply settling into retirement, Polishing The Old Brown Shoes advocates embracing challenges that might otherwise derail the achievement of excellence. The words encourage those experiencing a personal or professional transition to dig deep within the memorys hard drive and resurrect basic survival skills developed early in life--not merely to survive--but to come out better on the other side for having had the experience.