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I'M ACHIM NOWAK

Be Your Brilliant Best.

I help CEOs and C-Suite Leaders to amplify their personal impact.
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Be Your Brilliant Best.

I help CEOs and C-Suite Leaders to amplify their personal impact.

There is a voice that doesn't use words. 
Listen. Rumi

There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.
Rumi

Beyond strategy, beyond business expertise – what every person in your orbit ultimately responds to is YOU. Your energy. Your vision.  
Your ability to move hearts and souls.
Executive
Coaching

Executive Coaching that produces rapidly visible results.

Achim's guidance and insights have not only helped me to become a more perceptive and authentic leader – they have made me a better person.
Bill Johnson
President & CEO, Avail Infrastructure
Achim has given me skills I did not know I needed – and those skills have translated into being a much happier and more effective leader.
Dacia R. Crum
Corporate Counsel, MASCO
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Fourth Act
Masterminds

Fourth Act Mastermind Groups that reinvent the meaning of retirement.

Have you ever lost yourself in such an engaging, enriching and meaningful professional experience that time stopped and flow began? Achim's Mastermind was that experience for me. Thank you, Achim - PRICELESS.
Stephanie Okey
Former SVP & Head of North America, SANOFI
This wonderful FOURTH ACT Mastermind Group provided the space, the comrades and the inspiration to go into daring spaces unapologetic about WHO I am!
Karen Senteio
CIO, Karen Senteio Consulting
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Flow Forward
Retreats

Flow Forward Retreats that unleash greater ease and creativity.

Taking a wholehearted plunge into Achim's FLOW FORWARD Retreat led to experiences to draw upon for a lifetime. It connected me to unrealized potential – this seemingly formidable task was natural and fun with Achim!
Ryan Loftus
CEO at Lofthouse LLC

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Executive
Coaching

Executive Coaching that produces rapidly visible results.

Achim Nowak’s guidance and insights have not only helped me to become a more perceptive and authentic leader – they have also made me a better person.

Bill JohnsonPresident and CEO, WELBILT INC
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Keynote
Presentations

Talks that ignite more richly human places of work.

When people are still talking about a keynote months after it was delivered, you know it was inspirational and touched the attendees deeply. Thank you, Achim!

Joe KrebsFounder/Organizer of Agile NYC
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Fourth Act
Masterminds

Fourth Act Mastermind Groups that reinvent the meaning of retirement.

I instantly knew Achim's Fourth Act Mastermind was going to be a place where I could explore my inner thoughts with the help of new friends who would become my companions on a journey of self-discovery.

Kent SchwendyPresident & CEO, Corporation for Independent Living
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Flow Forward
Retreats

Flow Forward Retreats that unleash greater ease and creativity.

The FLOW FORWARD Retreat changed my career trajectory. I realized what was keeping me from doing what I really wanted to do. FEAR. The experience was instrumental in helping me find my rhythm, flow, and happiness.

Elizabeth Gubrud-Howe, CEO, Pacific Die Casting
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My Fourth Act Podcast

I have conversations with exceptional humans who have created bold and unexpected FOURTH ACTS.  
Listen and be inspired

Tom Asacker

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My Inspiration in your Mailbox

Every Monday Morning.

How To NOT Be A Brilliant Jerk

I had a conversation with my friend Shwan Lamei last week. A former rising star in a traditional corporate manufacturing enterprise, Shwan chucked it all a few years ago to found Emulate Energy, a global firm committed to creating technology that stores energy in a more cost-effective and sustainable manner.

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It’s OK To Say I, Not WE. Really!

They told you to never say “I” in a business meeting. Say “We.” Always We. Ignore them. They are wrong.
They told you that when you say I, it sounds like it’s all about you. Said you would sound like a grandstanding, self-promoting, self-aggrandizing narcissist. A bit of projection, perhaps?
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The Hidden Language of Personal Power 

You need to stop being a doormat, Reverend Mona said to me.
I was 34 years old at the time. Artistic Head of an internationally acclaimed theatre company in New York. Hot shit, so I thought. For the first time in my life, I had taken 6 weeks off to stay in a retreat center in Arizona.
That’s when Mona laid it on me.
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