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Attitude, work and TGIF

Let's just get through the week!

We can choose our attitude… Fed up with your job? In a dead end with no immediate way out? We can’t all have Instagram Lives, all of the time! But we can always be in charge of how we deal with the life we have. We can always be in charge ofour attitude towards what’s…

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Bad Habits Do a Good Job

Bad habits go a good job!

Bad habits usually do a good job! Many of us spend a lot of time trying to get rid of bad habits. It works like this. You decide a long-held habit is ‘bad’ and no longer acceptable – a habit such as smoking, putting things off, eating/snacking, retail therapy, or talking too much. Then the…

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Strong Leaders Create Weak Followers

Strong leaders create weak followers

The new team forms On the Low Ropes course you are part of a small group of 5-8 people who have to resolve a number of non-strenuous team challenges and problem-solving activities and, ideally, become a team in the process. You don’t know one another – you’ve met for the first time about 3 1/2…

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Be careful with WHY? questions

Be careful with Why? questions

Treat ‘Why?’ as an attack question! We pay a lot of attention to words in NLP. We think about: What’s the thinking behind the words and comments How they impact people The intention behind them – why they are used. For example, take that little word WHY?  Harmless enough, isn’t it? After all, it’s a little word…

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4 NLP ways to jump-start rapport

Rapport: how to feel at ease with people We feel ‘in rapport’ with someone when we are in tune with each other i.e. when we’re on the same wavelength.  Or share a mutual respect for one another.  Or share strong common interests. We can even be in rapport with someone with whom we disagree.  We can be in rapport…

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NLP and ‘intimidating people’

Dealing with people who intimidate us There is a simple-yet-powerful little NLP technique for dealing with an unwanted reaction to somebody – such as when you find them intimidating you are in awe of them you mentally put them on a pedestal and look up to them you tend to defer or give way to…

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It’s not just what you eat…

The NLP TATE or TOTE model is a valuable method for recognising the steps which we go through in something as simple and automatic as eating. Recognising our personal ‘eating steps’ makes eating management and weight or size management more manageable.

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How to eat an airplane!

Or how to not be intimidated by your own thoughts! NLP is well-known for its great range of techniques for changing you you think, feel and communicate. But, deep down, NLP is really a ‘modelling’ process – a set of skills for identifying what makes us tick: how we have thoughts, how we create our emotions,…

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Public speaking, talks, presentations… Why do it?

An NLP way to decide where you’re going One great thing about NLP is how it enables us to be surgically precise in analysing a situation in order to improve it. For example, let’s say you’re planning to make a presentation. The first question to ask yourself is WHY? Why do it? Why give that talk? Why…

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