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Cruel To Be Kind

As I’ve continued to increase the my coaching practice I’ve become much more aware of something Dr. Richard Bandler has said several times at the seminars I’ve attended in Orlando. He has emphasized that we have to “chide” or tease our clients in order to show them...

I fired my boss

“Freedom is Everything and Love is All the Rest” – we’ve all heard this, well at least those of us who’ve read Conversations with Richard Bandler. It’s been a journey for me to fully understand how profound this statement is but I think I finally got it. I fired my...

Why Coaching Matters

Everyone needs a coach. We see this primarily in sports where every successful athlete has a coach. But the coaching phenomenon has gone far beyond sports and the term “Inner Game” originally coined in the 1972 book, The Inner Game of Tennis, by Tim Gallwey, has...

New Year’s Resolutions

Since we’ve all survived and gotten to a new year we’re sure to have clients who say that they have a New Year’s Resolution and haven’t been able to get whatever they’ve resolved to have. However, we who have studied NLP know there are a few secrets to successfully...

Well Formed New Year’s Resolutions

Every year we hear about people setting New Year’s Resolutions and every year we hear about people ruefully admitting that they didn’t exercise more, lose weight, take more time with the family or stop spending so much on Starbucks. Likely it’s because of the way they...

The Power of Choices

Dr. Richard Bandler has often quoted Virginia Satir in the past as saying: “When people have choices they tend to pick the best one”. By taking responsibility for their choices, people begin to realize that they have control over those choices and therefore can begin...

The Person Who Controls the Frame Controls the Game

Recently I was asked to speak with a team of Human Resources professionals involved in Organizational Development about how to improve their LinkedIn profiles and resumes as their jobs were being moved out of state and none of them could or would relocate. Now, you...

Another Year, Another Resolution or Two

Well, it’s that time of the year again. We’ve gotten past the holidays and we’re ready to start another New Year. And with that, we have the annual tradition of the New Year’s Resolution – so whether we’re making them ourselves or helping others, I’ve found that using...

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PLAY

Many students have asked me, “How can I practice if I don’t have a group around me?” Some will start a group on Facebook and meet virtually to practice. Some, who live in a more populated area might have other Society of NLP people in the area or...

Feeling Overwhelmed?

It’s getting towards the end of the year and for a lot of people it’s time for the annual round of year end stress – between finishing projects and wrapping up work for the year to holiday stress from shopping, dealing with crowds, entertaining friends and family and...