Who Takes NLP Training?

We have found that those of you who want to study NLP come from 3 main areas: Self development, Career and Coaching (others). The one thing common amongst most of them is their profound desire to better understand, work with, and change human experience and behaviour to achieve (and/or assist others to achieve) more of the life that they want. The list of vocations that we get includes: Coaches, Therapists, Entrepreneurs, Executives, Managers, HR specialists, Sports Trainers, Project Managers, Program Managers, Business Analysts, Teachers, Trainers, Sales people, Lawyers, Medical staff, Single Parents, Parents, Couples, Personal Coaches, Developers, IT staff, IT … Continue reading Who Takes NLP Training?

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Attention: Project and Program Managers

How can NLP help you to resolve many of the Project / Program management issues? NLP can help in the following areas as a starter: Elicit measureable, agreeable, specific scope definition using just three simple frame works that NLP presents Deliver to stakeholder expectations, maximising existing project resources How to get through barriers and establish progress from day 1 in your project Properly utilize governance support, not wasting your time and not wasting their time Generating agreement using language patterns to move people from no agreement to agreement and using specific NLP communication formats consistently so all parties will be … Continue reading Attention: Project and Program Managers

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Social Intelligence and Leadership

The bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence and Primal Leadership, Daniel Goleman speaks on how you can use emotional and social intelligence to improve your own and your organization’s performance. Or try to access it here if the above screen doesn’t load and work for you. Daniel Goleman reinforces that one of the most critical skills is building rapport. We train for building rapport in the first module of our NLP Practitioner training and this is very useful for your success in life. Continue reading Social Intelligence and Leadership

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Your Brain on Leadership? Assess Yourself!

Published by lisaj February 27th, 2009 in Applying NLP Now,

I just read a great article “Social Intelligence and the Biology of Leadership” from the September 2008 issue of Harvard Business Review.  It details fascinating new research by Daniel Goleman of “emotional intelligence” (EQ) fame.

The emerging field of social neuroscience — the study of what happens in the brain while people interact — will be familiar to any of you with NLP training. It’s the scientific proof of what we’ve been doing in this field all along. It talks about how two major characteristics of leaders — empathy and becoming attuned to others’ moods — affect BOTH their brain chemistry and that of their followers: “Individual minds becoming, in a sense, fused into a single system.”  Goleman and Boyatzis have detailed what happens in the brain chemistry during rapport, Continue reading “Your Brain on Leadership? Assess Yourself!”

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership By John C. Maxwell. Podcast Description Discover The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership with best selling author and leadership expert John C. Maxwell. Taken from his completely revised and updated book, Maxwell walks through each law with insights learned from his leadership successes, failures, and observations from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religions, and the military. See it on Amazon Continue reading The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

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NLP at Work, by Sue Knight {Book review by Alan Rankin}

Publisher Nicholas Brearley, Pages 374, ISBN 1857883020

When I was asked to review Sue Knight’s updated book, the first thing I did was ask: what is NLP? I discovered that neuro linguistic programming is the study of what works in terms of thinking, language and behaviour, and how these things can be coded, modelled and replicated to achieve consistent excellence in all areas of work and personal life.

The second thing I did was to mention the book to five colleagues. To my surprise I received five strong reactions: Continue reading “NLP at Work, by Sue Knight {Book review by Alan Rankin}”