NLP Resources

The Encyclopaedia of NLP – a Robert Dilts’ resource Robert Dilts’ & Judith Delozier created this amazing resources in 2000.  It’s sorted alphabetically and you can print up to 10 pages per day. NLP Wiki Here is another great encyclopaedia resource of NLP stuff.  If you have something to share – NLP wise – please (more…)

Cows & Sheep

Happy Chinese New Year!  It is the year of the ox (it is a cow actually but that’s just being picky) and it reminds me of the story of my husband and I on his farm in New Zealand.  On the farm there are cows and sheep (and a few wild deer but they aren’t (more…)

How a Doberman Developed My Self-Confidence

When I was growing up, I was a latchkey kid, which meant that when I left elementary school each day, my house was empty and I had a key to let myself in.  Both my parents worked and my sisters were older than I was and their school didn’t get out until after mine. Fortunately (more…)

Dysfunctional Motivation Works

For some of us, we are highly motivated by stupid stuff. Some of us are motivated because we want to prove ourselves to others. I remember one of my managers early in my career in the hospitality industry saying I would never be an entrepreneur. There’s nothing more I love than someone telling me I (more…)

All Ducks Are Like That

It sneaks into most of my workshops. It pops up in a lot of my conversations. I hear it pretty much every day from someone.  Sometimes I even hear it from myself.  It’s the use of generalizations.  You hear it when you hear words such as everyone, nobody, always, never, all, nothing, etc.  Sometimes people (more…)

Are You a Learning Junkie?

I was discombobulated.  Something was missing in my life & it was disrupting my inner balance.  Suddenly it came to me: I hadn’t been on a course, to a conference or even so much as a workshop in months! I had delivered several for others but hadn’t actually attended one myself.   I’m a learning (more…)

It’s Not About the Certificate

The other day, I was working with a client on her goals and I asked her, “What specifically do you want?  What does it look like when you’re doing it? What do you say to yourself and what do others say to you? And what does it feel like when you’re achieving what you want?” (more…)

Choose Your Mentors Wisely

I may be a little weird but I don’t take marriage advice from a counselor who has been divorced 3 times.  I don’t take health advice from a doctor who is overweight.  I don’t take fitness advice from a personal trainer who can’t straighten their arms.  Call me picky but I believe it’s important to (more…)