Online NLP classes Versus Live Training: What should I do?

Being an educated consumer saves you time and money. Today, more and more information is put online in the form of courses.  You can even take a driver safety course online instead of sitting through a boring rendition of “when the light is yellow, I must stop!”  It certainly is convenient because I can take the class anytime it fits … Read More

Hindsight is 2020. Or is it?

Was it a good year for you, 2019? I recently spoke with a coaching client whom I’ve worked with for a couple of years. She lamented about what a challenging year it was for her. She didn’t feel like she accomplished much. The same week I spoke with a friend who said the same thing. “I’m so happy to see 2019 go.” … Read More

So, You Want To Start Your Own Business

I hear many people talk about wanting to start their own business for a variety of reasons. Certainly, many people do and are quite successful at it. Not everyone is cut out for being business owners. A lot has been written about it. Here are some ideas to pay attention to and some pitfalls to avoid. Characteristics of Entrepreneurs: There … Read More

NLP Holiday Management Toolkit

Listen to Podcast #26 to hear James and Susan talk about how to make your holidays the best ever! Toolkit Checklist: Create an achievable outcome for the type of experience you want to experience this holiday season. You can do this for yourself or your involve your family Stop living from what you think is expected of you. Do what … Read More

Well-formed or Achievable Outcome questions

What do you want?       What will that do for you?       What stops or prevents you from getting what you want? When, where, what, with whom do you want it?  Not want it?   Do you want this in other situations?   How will you know when you have what you want?  What will you … Read More

The Fallacy of Putting Things Off

There is never enough time or money; this much is said. The fallacy of putting things off is exposed in studies by Dr. Gal Zauberman of UNC and Dr. John Lynch of Duke. They found that future expenditures of time are always psychologically discounted – that is, a future disbursement of time seems to be worth less than an outlay … Read More

Mysteries of Grief: What People Might not Know about Grief

This article is about any loss.  Lately several of my friends have lost pets; a few have lost jobs.    The reason I would even talk about this in a public forum is because I, as an NLP Trainer, encourage my clients to heal the relationships they have with their family members, if at all possible.  Because for me, success … Read More

Over The Top Success Article #2: Success Defined

Teaching people the strategies of successful people, the experts, the top of their field, patterns emerge that regardless of subject, industry or area, people who reach the pinnacle of their area they all demonstrate similar patterns. I define success as not necessarily being the biggest money maker. I define success as an individual effort – are they happy with their results … Read More

Over the Top Success Article #1: How People Limit their Success

Many people wish, hope and dream of being successful (by their definition) but fall short of their aspirations. Here are some reasons that stop them from what they want: 1.      Wait for the right time – getting ready but never get going 2.      Wait for enough money 3.      Think that even though what they are doing right now isn’t working, if they keep … 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