Someone emailed me recently and reminded me of an exercise I had run in a workshop she had attended. It was, she reminded my, a startling way of seeing how differently we all think.
Never use these words, EVER!!
Have you heard of NLP? NLP stands for Neuro Linguistic Programming a model started back in the 1970’s of understanding how people organise their thinking, feeling, language and behaviour to produce the results they do.
How you do ANYTHING is how you do EVERYTHING
When people ask me how best to read others, this phrase always comes to mind. Of course, you will need to observe your subject – ideally in a number of circumstances to get a ‘Baseline’.
Am I compatible with my partner?
I have lost count how many times I am asked this at conferences and workshops that I run. Along with such questions as…
How many times do I have to tell you!?
Chances are you have heard this question yelled at you - whether from a parent, spouse, teacher or even your boss.
Why can’t I say “No!”
With the amount of people I meet who just can’t say ‘No!’ you’d think there was a pandemic aversion to this simple word...
What do people say about you when you’re not there?
In my Master Classes, I often speak about 'Self-Awareness'. After all, since the dawn of civilisation the prevailing advice has been "Know Thyself".
Acting out the four basic personality types
It was fun a few years ago in Germany when I presented to a Global health organisation
If you can’t trust people to do the work – it might be YOUR fault!
"Andy, I would let go if I could. I would, you know, delegate a bit more... If only I could trust those under me to do the job as well (or as fast) as me!"