Emotional Intelligence


  • Public Workshop – Tuesday, 9 September 08. Topic: What Colour is your emotion? - NLP Café Brisbane Feeling the blues? What an interesting way to describe an emotion! In fact there are many different ways that we can, not only describe, but work with our emotions. We are not at the mercy of our emotions; we can gain emotional freedom,
  • Emotional Choice – Lessons from the great Professor Albert Ellis - Do you know you have a choice to be calm rather than feel stressed? Professor Albert Ellis’s Rational Emotive Therapy & Philosophy, just like NLP, had demonstrated this choice. We often live by many rules in our life. These rules express themselves
  • Your Brain on Leadership? Assess Yourself! - 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.
  • Jobs Are The New Assets - 1. Jobs Are The New Assets – 10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now – TIME Quoting from the article… That was neatly explained away by the “wealth effect”: we spent money we didn’t have because we felt — and technically were — richer because of our assets. All the while, we blissfully ignored a little concept economists like to call human capital. The cognition you’ve got up there in your head — your education and training — it’s worth something. We can extract value not just from our homes and our portfolios but from ourselves as well. The mechanism …
  • 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.
  • 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 …
  • Can a person be trained in Emotional Intelligence (EI) - In your opinion, can a person be trained in Emotional Intelligence (EI) to increase their Emotional Quotient (EQ)? See this Poll to either vote or post your vote.
  • Books Recommended for NLP Practitioners - Frogs into Princes: Neuro Linguistic Programming (Paperback) by Richard Bandler & John Grinder, Steve Andreas (Editor), John O. Srevens (Editor) The Structure of Magic: A Book About Language and Therapy (Paperback) by Richard Bandler & John Grinder The Structure of Magic II: A Book About Communication and Change (Book 2) Our commentary Trance-Formations: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Structure of Hypnosis Reframing: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Transformation of Meaning Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. [PATTERNS OF THE HYPNOTIC T-V01] Turtles All the Way Down: Prerequisites to Personal Genius by John Grinder and Judith DeLozier (Paperback – …
  • How to Get Smarter, One Breath at a Time (TIME) - How to Get Smarter, One Breath at a Time By Lisa Takeuchi Cullen (Time Magazine) Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006 One recent study found evidence that the daily practice of meditation thickened the parts of the brain’s cerebral cortex responsible for …
  • Building Emotional Intelligence - Do know what the number one reason why individuals miss their opportunity to be promoted at work according to Harvard Business School's recent study? It has been said that IQ lands you a job, and EQ keeps you in the job. A career in management involves coping with complexity; a life of leadership relies on your coping with change. If you want to lead, you need to be able to cope with change....
  • Effective Communication - All the elements of Effective Communication have been incorporated into our NLP Foundations / Essential NLP courses. For your emergence to really take hold, it is more about what is going on inside you then what is going on outside of you. When it is going on inside of you, it is happening largely in language. Does your internal dialog support and uplift you, or remind you of self-imposed limitations? To Communicate effectively, we must increase our Sensory Awareness In this course, we will help you learn all the various ‘languages’ of human communication so that you can ‘read’ what …
  • NLP Practitioner Training for 2010 in Brisbane, on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast - NLP Practitioner Course, More information, to register, download our brochure …offering certificates co-signed by the founders of the International Trainers Academy – John Grinder, Carmen Bostic St Clair and Michael Carroll. This course is the only one available in Australia and NZ of this type. The newly developed NLP Practitioner Course is being offered as a unique small group coached training in Brisbane. The first of the series started during November 2009, and there is a series of these being offered throughout 2010 in Brisbane, on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. See our Training Schedule for dates of programs …
  • Change Your Thinking – Change Your Feelings - Change your thinking, change your feelings Integrating Professor Albert Ellis’s Rational Emotive Therapy & Philosophy (REBT) We often live by many rules in our life. These rules express themselves in the use of language we use which consists of ‘musts’, ‘shoulds’ and ‘oughts’. Professor Albert Ellis calls them ‘mustabatories’. He also coined the phrase awfulising. Here are some samples of both: I must have love or approval from everyone that I meet. I must perform all my tasks perfectly, making no mistakes, if I am to be worthwhile Because I want people to treat me fairly, they must do so. …
  • Are you effective - learn to leverage the power of Self 2010/Jan-Feb - IN THIS ISSUE Successful Living Quick Tips The Critical Seconds – How NLP techniques help you Change Your Thinking, Change Your Feelings Do you want to live longer, and have more fun while you’re at it? NLP Practitioner Training – …
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  • Tips on how to get a grip on Stress, part 1 - By Sonya Yeh Spencer, ITA NLP Trainer, Educator, Coach Stress, like many emotions, can have a positive purpose. It is undesirable when it creates a negative effect on you and others. We will be learning powerful techniques to work with our emotions, to change our responses and resolve the root cause in the next few newsletters. We start the journey by gaining a high level view of where it came from. Strong emotions such as stress and anxiety can be due to the following: A learned response. We have learned this emotional reaction from our parents or others in our …
  • An NLP Presupposition - the behaviour is not the person 2010/Mar - IN THIS ISSUE Successful Living Quick Tips John Grinder and Carmen Bostic St Clair are coming to Australia Blue-Sky Transformation and NLPNZ have merged, delivering training to NZ also Intensive NLP Practitioner Training – Brisbane in July – added to …
  • Metaphors we live by (Part 1) - To frame this introduction carefully given our training focus is in NLP, this book (Metaphors we live by. By GEORGE LAKOFF and MARK JOHNSON.) is not NLP nor does it really mention NLP as far as I have noticed. It …
  • Tips on how to get a grip on Stress, part 2 - By Sonya Yeh Spencer, ITA NLP Trainer, Educator, Coach In our last Newsletter we had an overview of where stress and anxiety came from – as a response to life events. I have challenged you to ask yourself “if there is a positive purpose or message that this feeling (stress or sense of anxiousness) has for me, what would that be?” Thank you for providing me with a range of responses from “there is no message” to “it is asking me to think what I am doing”. These are messages for you and there are no right or wrong answers. …
  • Mixed Impressions: How We Judge Others on Multiple Levels - A few contrastive articles on how we percieve ‘others’ unconsciously in those initial moments of encountering a person. Researchers are developing a new understanding of how we judge people. By Marina Krakovsky, Scientific American Excerpt from ScientificAmerican.com We’ve all heard that people favor their own kind and discriminate against out-groups—but that’s a simplistic view of prejudice, says Amy Cuddy, a professor at Harvard Business School who studies how we judge others. In recent years she and psychologists Susan Fiske of Princeton University and Peter Glick of Lawrence University have developed a powerful new model. All over the world, it turns …
  • 2010/Apr-May - In this Issue Tips on how to get a grip on Stress, Part 2 Know the Purpose for Creating Change Book Reviews – Metaphors we live by Podcast – Manipulating Moral Judgement Video – Modelling Nature? A different perspective NLP …
  • How to build great relationships – tip for the day -  “Who ever is going to be responsible for dealing with the consequences of the decision makes the decision” is one of the understanding that served us well in both business conducts and personal relationships.  This is based on the NLP process of Outcome, Intention and Consequences, developed by John Grinder.   This is especially useful in a blended family situation, when one parent is responsible for their biological children. Send us any questions about this tip to:  sonya@blue-skytransformation.com
  • An NLP Master Practitioner Program unlike any other - Our Master practitioner program is unlike any other in the world. This is one of the most comprehensive, in depth and practical NLP Master Practitioner courses that will help students take the quantum leap in their skill level to artfully applying NLP in all areas of their life. The key focus is on the core of NLP – Modelling. students will experience fully the process of modelling and how to replicate talent. As a result, students will be able to accelerate the development of their personal genius, gaining insight into individuals and groups, and creating powerful change with advanced language …
  • The Impact of Rude Behaviour on a Business - New research shows that rudeness between employees can have a far worse impact on a business than rudeness directed toward customers, or even employee incompetence. Christie Nicholson reports from http://www.scientificamerican.com... Four separate studies published in the August issue of the Journal of Consumer Research provide some scientific evidence along these lines. Nearly 60 to 120 subjects were placed in various situations where they witnessed inter-employee rudeness as well as employee incompetence. And the researchers found that employee rudeness had a significantly greater impact on subjects' overall opinion of the company than bad service.
  • Facing Something New in Life and want it to be successful? - Here is your first step By Sonya Yeh Spencer, ITA NLP Trainer, Advanced NLP Coach Are you in the process of change?  Maybe a new job, contract, project or relationship and maybe you would like this new development to be a success.  Starting on the right foot might just give you a head start. As you continue to pay attention to the words you are reading, consider the following questions:


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