Archive for November, 2014

It’s time to give thanks

In my way of thinking, Thanksgiving should be one of the most important and most celebrated holidays of the year because if you’re reading this newsletter, you have so much to be thankful for. And, as I will discuss in a moment, being thankful is the key to having a great life and a great company.

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If you don’t choose love, you get fear by default

It’s been an exciting 7 days. Last week I gave a talk to about 300 people at the annual convention of the International Association of Drilling Contractors in New Orleans, LA and this week I gave a talk to about 16 business owners at a Vistage chief executives meeting. In both cases, the response was extremely positive. I believe... Read More ➝

Learn to ask empowering questions

I just returned from a five day retreat with an amazing woman named Niurka where we were plunged into the world of NLP. What fascinated me most about what we studied was how consistent the practices of NLP are with the Unshackled Leadership philosophy. In many cases, however, the conversations we had gave me an even deeper... Read More ➝

More on NLP

One of the presuppositions of NLP is that we experience reality through our senses which NLP calls modalities. Our neurological system translates the information gathered from our senses and turns it into an internal representation. Internal representations are the pictures, sounds and feelings that we create within our own mind and these internal representations come together to form our... Read More ➝

The study of NLP

NLP, which stands for Neuro Linguistic Programming, is a study of human behavior and excellence. It is a modeling technology which distinguishes the difference that makes the difference between genius and average performers in a particular field. What I’m finding exciting about being in the study of NLP is the guiding principles upon which it is built that form... Read More ➝

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