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Walk With The Wise

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Walk With The Wise

ISBN Paperback 978-0-9554217-7-8     ISBN eBook 978-1-907991-08-0

As valuable in the boardroom as the kitchen. Motivational reflections on thought-provoking quotations to stimulate and guide those who are interested by life’s challenges.


Living life can be a challenge. Which path should I follow? How should I respond? What should I do? Many similar questions face us almost daily, whether it is to do with our job, our relationships or life itself.


In ‘Walk With The Wise’ Tim Binder and Ron Owen take thought-provoking quotations and offer their own ideas to stimulate and guide those who wish to understand life’s challenges.


Tim and Ron are used to helping people to make decisions regarding their lives; they have been mentors and life coaches over many years. They do not dish out answers, rather they assist people to ask themselves relevant questions, perhaps see life a little differently and find the answers which are right for them.


The Authors


Tim Binder

Working life for Tim began as a primus stove cleaner with the Outward Bound Schools followed by 14 years in the Royal Marines where his love of reading, writing, poetry and ballet inevitably led to a parting of the ways. Some 20 years in personnel positions in international construction companies came to an end in 1986, since when he has been engaged in career coaching and counselling with the UK’s leading provider, where he met and was trained and mentored by Ron. Now no longer in full-time employment, he can really indulge his interests in writing, the arts and the outdoors.


Ron Owen

Born and brought up in Inner Liverpool, Ron attended Liverpool Institute High School, won a  scholarship to Oxford, emerged with a degree in Modern Languages and found a new world of opportunity opening up before him. Since then he has had what he describes as five careers: teacher, RAF officer, personnel manager, consultant and coach. In his ‘retirement’ he continues to coach people who have been made redundant, is a bereavement support volunteer and, as an aspiring writer, hopes one day to become half as good as Graham Greene.



I commend it to all who wish to have their thoughts provoked and their mind-sets stirred.

Marcus Swalwell, formerly President of CIBA Vision, Japan


This book is a gem - a must-read for all those looking to transform their lives for the better.

Simon Ormston, Head of Marketing, BT Global Services


Profound and thought-provoking, this will be as valuable in the boardroom as it will in the kitchen.

Steve Jacques, Managing Director, Integrity HR Consulting


What a delight! Will lift your spirits.

Di Kamp, Chief Executive, Meta


The book encourages us to think about our lives, where we’ve been, where we are now and where we want to be in the future. This is a book which can be life changing.

Tony Charles, Career consultant, writer and broadcaster


This excellent book provides the necessary foil to cause leaders to be reflective.

Nick Chapman, formerly Managing Director, Hogg Robinson Skillbase


A book to dip-into but not to hurry.

Terence Rodbard, Author and Musician


This book is a treasure chest full of inspiration. It will challenge and comfort you in the same reading.

Andrew Bridgewater, Chartered Psychologist, AddVitality Ltd.


No matter how many times you explore this book, there are always more treasures to discover within its pages.

Sue Fenwick, Founder, Human Writes