DYING ON STAGE: How to not end up dead because of what you said.
I do understand terror of public speaking. I know what it’s like to stand up in front of a blood thirsty audience vying for you to fail so they can shake their heads full of contempt and mockingly laugh you off. Actually, the only place that this happens is in our minds. The reality is most people don’t actually care…
How to persuade anyone that black is white
One of the coolest things I have learned in my studies on the field of persuasion and influence is that you can convince anyone of anything if you work hard enough at learning the skills. As a demonstration of this let’s take an concept that is obviously wrong… that black is white and examine how you might convince someone of…
THE EVOLUTION OF NLP
So to any newbies who haven’t heard of NLP or aren’t sure what it stands for, the N is for Neuro, the L is for Linguistic and the P stands for Programming. The story goes that Richard Bandler (the co-founder & creative genius behind NLP) was pulled over by the cops one day and asked what his job was. Richard…
HOW TO CREATE AN OSCAR WINNING POST
Personally I think the video below is an excellently produced and very funny piece of work. It is a Movie Advert told exclusively in subtext. A fascinating reminder of the construction of the stories that move us. HOW TO CREATE AN OSCAR WINNING MOVIE
You already have the gift of the gab
I am asked quite a lot how can I possibly teach Charisma to other people. Surely it is a trait some people have and others don’? Well actually, nothing could be further from the truth. I don’t believe you can ‘get’ charisma because I believe you already have it. It is something that we all have and are born with….
You are not what you DO!
One of the biggest mistakes people make in NLP is they confuse a persons behavior with their identity. As soon as you label a person a ‘visual’ you are immediately making a gigantic mistake. The truth is that people are never ‘visuals’ or ‘auditories’ or ‘kinesthetic’. Instead, they are people who do stuff. Sometimes they use visual terms more often….