What we can learn from the animal kingdom

  Have you ever spent time in nature, staring at the ocean, up into the night sky or even into the eyes of a favourite pet? What happens? We become still and life’s cares seem to disappear…. To of my family members have asked what Iit is about the seaside or flowers that makes them feel more peaceful and the answer is always the same… That peace is inside each of us and emerges when we look in awe or love at nature, nature and our favourite pets don’t have to do lists and they aren’t fighting to get to…

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Overcome your internal conflict..

Overcome your internal conflict and find a clear decisive direction for you for the future! Internal conflict is something we have all had at one time or another.. That internal battle between two conflicting choices and not being 100% confident which decision is the right one at that moment in time.. During NLP Training we learn a techniques called parts integration. The main focus of parts integration is to resolve an individual’s internal conflict. How often have you experienced “part of me wants to do X, but another part of me wants to do Y” – this is precisely the…

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What results can NLP practitioner training deliver for me?

An NLP Practitioner Course gives you a greater understanding of how the mind works and with knowledge of the presuppositions of neuro linguistic programming (beliefs that excellent communicators hold surrounding communication and their behaviour) – you can change the way you think to assist you in your ability to positively influence other people. Secondly, once you have a better understanding of what constitutes good communication you’ll become less judgemental and have a greater understanding of where people’s behaviour is coming from. You’ll find that you are much more able to adapt your communication style to suit the needs of different…

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NLP and deep wisdom complimentary or contrary?

Many people in the coaching and personal development world can at times get carried away by the latest coaching trend, ditching their previous philosophy to latch onto the latest thing… Within NLP one of the key principles is that of curiosity which means taking a look at all development principles candidly and assessing how each can help people and in what context… Having spent hours and hours reading a variety of books from authors such as, Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Michael Neill, Sydney Banks, George Mumford (to name a few) certain conclusions can be drawn… Eckhart Tolle I think explains…

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Why investing in yourself is the best investment

It is all too easy to push personal development programmes/coaching and the things that will help you to grow your business/career to the bottom of your to do list. However, by developing a relationship with a coach/trainer you will begin to implement changes.You’ll not only benefit from on-going support and advice, you’ll also greatly reduce the chances of setbacks inhibiting progress. What’s more, you’ll be much more likely to take the positive steps necessary to achieve your goals, as you will have someone holding you accountable if you don’t! Let’s look at an example of how this whole process works…

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The ego versus the true self

These words came out of a recent coaching session and I thought they may be of use to you… NB Whatever words I use are never accurate enough to properly describe the true self… The egoic mind can be brash or arrogant. It lies within our own head and can be anxious, worried or a victim. It has dramas, battles and is addicted to pleasure, distractions and pain. It is the emotion which arises from those pleasures, distractions & pains and is triumphant when things are perceived to have gone well and despondent when things do not… It is the…

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Why should you consider learning NLP?

NLP techniques can be extremely effective at helping individuals to change the way they approach different situations and enabling them to bring about lasting change in their lives. As a result an NLP Practitioner course is one of the best investments in your future success. But what exactly is NLP? In order to answer this question fully, it is first necessary to split NLP up into its three constituent parts: neuro, linguistic and programming. The first part – neuro – involves understanding how the mind works. The second part – linguistic – relates to language, both verbal and nonverbal. This…

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Are your people motivated to perform?

It’s natural that senior managers focus immediately goes to profits, for profits are real, measurable and a goal. However, to get there organisations need to consider deferring immediate gratification and explore the less tangible world of motivation, of feelings and wants of people;  if we can do this, the rewards are vast because productivity gains will be enormous. Performance is about being on top of our work, of being able to achieve things for both ourselves and for the organisation, and, if we perform at a high level for any length of time we start becoming extremely productive. Thus, it can be argued that productivity…

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No Leadership Without The Ability To Motivate

If we consider the number one factor that affects organisational success, we would soon conclude that there is a synergy in which several strands all work together for maximum effectiveness. Some great ideas that you may have come up with that contribute are: Having clear goals together with a flexible plan Focusing whole organisational strength on the key issue Taking the offensive in the market place and sustaining it Finding your competitors weakness and exploiting it Anticipating competitors’ plans and concealing one’s response Whilst these are all examples of powerful ideas which, if pursued relentlessly, can make a major impact…

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