For Overwhelm, Chunk Down

This time of year can be very exciting, fun and stressful.  The anticipation of travel, seeing friends and family, holiday parties, looking forward to the New Year adds stressors to already crammed schedules and demands of business.  Before we know it our head is spinning with a blur of ‘to-do’s’.  The resulting feeling is called OVERWHELM.  One of the easiest … Read More

Where did all the clients go?

Today one of my coaching clients complained that “No One wants me to help them, No one wants to get better. I seem to be attracting people who are in denial, don’t want to grow, don’t want to help themselves.” Many salespeople or business people have thought this or uttered this some time in their career has asked, “Where are … Read More

There Is a Difference in NLP Training

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” When I started taking NLP classes almost 30 years ago, I was broke, with no job and no money, in divorce proceedings. Not bright prospects for the future. I desperately wanted to be successful but I was missing some fundamental skills: Effective communication and … Read More

25 Things I’ve Learned in 25 Years of Business

Clients: Everyone has a path. Some paths will be easier than others. There are tools and skills that will ease the way. Not everybody will see them as valuable. Not everyone is a customer even though almost everybody could benefit. Spend time cultivating the ones that do. Know who your best clients are and give your time to them. Avoid … Read More

How to Remember Things (like Names) We Tend to Forget

Ever meet someone and right after you shake hand you are wondering what their name was?  Or get down the street and wonder if you locked your house door or closed the windows or turned off some appliance? Over time there have been many tricks, strategies and systems for remembering names, etc.  However, I have always found them to be … Read More

Signs of Turbulence – Should I Stay or Go?

2 points are useful to consider when considering whether to make a change – in a job, career, relationship. 1. Jumping Ladders Have you learn what you need to learn at your present situation? Let’s face it….many employment situations are difficult because of the management, co-workers, location, tasks, etc. Things are going along fine and then it seems over night … Read More

Systemic Change: Why it works and why so many change processes dont’ work

A recent  conversation with a friend of mine brought e  soldification of an idea that has been rolling around in my mind:  Sytemic Change.  Systemic process is an idea that seems to be lost on the general culture.  Lack of systems thinkinng and  process is everywhere. I talk about it in my classes.  NLP embodies systemic change: or at least it did.  … Read More

Making Futures Real: Walt Disney’s Strategy

Using NLP Genius Strategies—applying NLP for creating unstoppable outcomes Don’t You Want to Learn How to Use Advanced NLP to Create a Compelling Future? How often have you thought… “One of these days I’m going to…” “Gee, I wish I could…” “I know what I would really want to do, but…” “I have a great idea only I can’t…” “My … Read More

Language as Support or Barrier to Success

Humans are like fish in water when it comes to language.We think in words, we talk in words, we listen to words. Words are all around us, in us. We use words to express our joy, anger, fear, happiness, grief, frustration and annoyances. Yet because we are like fish in water, we are not aware of how words affect us; … Read More

Does Hynosis Work for Smoking Cessation

Question from a client:  I have a friend who wants to quit smoking.  Will hypnosis work? My response: So many things to address with smoking or any addiction.   Hypnotism works for about 50% of the time.  Ericksonian Hypnosis has a higher rate of success. It depends on how deep the addiction is and how long they have been smoking.  … Read More