There is a myth in the world... 'People do not like to change.' Of course we do... otherwise human race would not even exist! Sometimes ago I came across these two great quotes: "It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory." -- W. Edwards Deming, a quote from the past century and... "Change is… Continue reading Change? My new habit!
Words are pre-loaded with meaning. They can influence us. This is sometimes called the 'stereotype activation' or priming. We all agree that to stay young, we have to think young or be young in our head, right? A study on 'Automaticity of Social Behaviour' and published by John A. Bargh, Mark Chen and Lara Burros… Continue reading You’ve been primed…
Boost your confidence with NLP, from Ian McDermot is definitely a good way to get us into the world full of confidence. The book, written as a self-help book, is full of exercises that we can do at our own pace. After highlighting the different types of confidence, the book asks us to draw our confidence wheel,… Continue reading Boost your confidence with NLP
Wendy Sullivan and Judy Rees, CLEAN LANGUAGE Revealing Metaphors and Opening Minds, 2008. You like stories and metaphors? You like linguistics? You will like this book! Everything simply start with a story... the story of our lives, the story of our friends and loved ones, the story of our world. Stories are indeed part of our everyday… Continue reading Clean Language, revealing metaphors and opening Minds
Here we go, after many requests the first book review in this added series, and for the opening post let's jump in with Malcolm Gladwell and Blink. And yes it is not an NLP book as such still it supports the NLP attitude... Blink takes you nicely through a journey in the land of 'gut feelings'. Starting… Continue reading Blink… and maybe think.