Why you can’t tap into your motivation…

Did you ever say to yourself, “I know what I need to do, I just am not doing it?” As a result, that book isn’t written, that vacation isn’t taken, that report isn’t done on time and the scale shows a number that depresses you. The Cause of lack of Motivation…No Purpose. The Key to […]

One Minute Business Coaching Solution

Here is the One Minute Business Solution: 1. Take out a pen and paper 2. Write, RIGHT NOW, as FAST AS YOU CAN, the answer to this question: “What do you believe about your business?”   WRITE—RIGHT NOW!!!!!! At least one page…if you are reading this…STOP AND DO IT! WHEW…now that you are back…I have a […]

How to Succeed: 4 Master Steps

In the science of Neuro Linguistic Programming, (NLP), one of the fundamental skills is modeling. NLP is the study of how to be excellent at something. If someone is getting excellent results then there has to be a pattern that can be replicated for someone else to be successful too. In looking at diets for […]

How to manage time…1 Simple Solution

Over the weekend a friend asked how business was going and I heard myself say, “I need the world to stop for 4 months so I can get everything done I want to…and then have it re-engage.” I got to thinking about what I said later that evening and I realized if that was truly […]

10 Top Tips to Stay Focused this week…

Ever seem a little scattered? Do your business goals seem elusive and just out of reach? Are you frustrated at the end of the day because you never completed what you needed to? Are you so scattered that you don’t even have time to read this post? If so, then here are the Top Ten […]

Can you pass the “Egostistical Business Card” Test? You could be losing money as you read this, right now!

I am sitting here staring at about 1,000 business cards on my desk and 99.9% of them are what I call “ego” cards. What is an “ego” card? They all have these four traits in common… 1. A nice logo of some sort that the owner of the business card probably loves, (I love mine). […]

Say What??? Shake Up Your Beliefs with NLP Pattern Interrupts

Using a “Pattern Interrupt”, an NLP Technique, is a great way of initiating change in your behavior.  It creates a virtual Hiccup in your thought process so that your normal pattern of behavior is interrupted and you can consciously insert a new belief that leads to an action. Humor is a fantastic tool to incorporate […]

Use NLP To Take Control of Your Bad Days

Having a Tough Day?  If you are, chances are you are acting in one of these different behavior patterns. The science of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), holds that a person is not their behavior. However, if you’re having a tough day — and even the best of us has been there at one point or […]

Are You Running Away from Your Problems?

…Lessons from NLP and dog training How do you deal with challenges? Do you face your problems head on or do you pull away from them? Richard Bandler, the father of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), once said that everything he learned about human behavior he learned from his dog. I thought that was a very peculiar statement […]

You DO NOT have to let fear limit the way you live your life!

No matter what your phobia is, and regardless of how long you have been inconvenienced by it,  your phobia can be cured! You do not have to let fear limit the way you live your life.   NLP has been proven to be one of the most effective ways to remove a phobia.  In fact, […]

Are You In Control of Your Emotions or Are Your Emotions in Control of You?

We continually experience both positive and negative emotions. We finish a job or task at work and feel a great sense of accomplishment afterwards, or we walk down the street, remember a particular event and immediately experience sadness at the memory. The question is, do you have a choice about how you feel? In a word […]

The Top Ten Disempowering Emotions: What are they trying to tell us?

When people talk about changing their life, they are really talking about changing the quality and intensity of the emotions they consistently experience. There are certain emotional states that we are driven towards and certain emotional states that we are driven away from. Emotions give us insight into where we are incongruent in our values, beliefs, and unresolved significant […]

Are you Any-body or some-body?

Are you Any-body or Some-body Special? Being different in life is a great way to build your self confidence. The definition of self confidence is, “You decide to take a specific action so that you can earn and deserve the right to feel good about yourself.” I was contemplating this last weekend on my long […]

Solving a very specific problem with Meta Model III Questions

If you have A SINGLE VERY SPECIFIC PROBLEM take a few minutes and go through this process as quickly as possible out loud or writing it on paper. See what happens: 1. What’s the Specific Problem? ~or~ What’s wrong? 2. What caused the problem Specifically? 3. How have you failed to resolve this problem specifically? […]

Have you forgotten…Yourself?

I was focused, motivated and determined last weekend to achieve three major outcomes: finish my 2008 taxes, plant my new tree, and put up the basketball hoop for my son. I worked late into the evening on Friday night to complete the taxes, I was up early Saturday morning planting my new tree and Saturday […]