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NLP Practitioner Basics: Communication goals

July 23rd, 2021

This is episode 5 in our series on the core skills we teach in our NLP Practitioner program. As we enter the second half of the program, we focus on the states and outcomes that set you up for communication success.

NLP Practitioner Basics: Setting Your Direction

July 22nd, 2021

This is the 4th episode in our series on the skills being taught in the NLP Practitioner Course. This episode builds on the first 3 days to understand how to set your direction so that you move strongly. Goals are important, but they are the seasoning, not the main ingredient. Your life is not a list: it's a territory you can map so you know how to get there from here.

NLP Practitioner Basics:Just Enough Stress

July 18th, 2021

This is the 3rd episode in our series on the skills taught in the NLP Practitioner Course. In this episode, learn what it takes to manage stress so that it works for you. The first episode is fundamental to understanding everything that comes after, so make sure you learn about state and mind/body thinking before learning how to use those concepts to manage stress more effectively.

NLP Practitioner Basics: You Are Never Alone

July 16th, 2021

In the second day of the NLP practitioner course, we practice refining our perception of the influence of the people we carry in our heads and the influence of people we interact with. It's hard to trust yourself until you understand the role the social self plays in directing our choices, changing our states, and enabling us to learn from one another.

NLP Practitioner Basics: The State You’re In

July 10th, 2021

NLP Canada Training  offers an 8 day NLP certification by Zoom. Are you curious? The first step is understanding how the human system produces your experience using mind and brain and body. The next step is changing elements in your experience to change the way you think, feel or act. And the final step is lots of practice! Learn about State in this introduction to Day 1 of the training.

How to be clear with NLP

June 3rd, 2021

One of the basic principles in NLP is this: the meaning of communication is the feedback it gets. This means that to be clear, you have to know what feedback you want. Here are three ideas to tweak your communication so you're more likely to get that feedback. For more #freeNLP visit

Presence for a Chaotic Time

April 10th, 2021

Take just a few moments to get grounded in what is real and possible. Become focused on your intention to be present and connect. You'll be amazed how much easier it becomes to be sane and even optimistic in a troubling time.

How Real is Zoom Fatigue?

March 20th, 2021

According to researchers at Stanford, Zoom fatigue is real. But does that mean it's inevitable? Linda Ferguson offers an NLP (neurolinguistic programming) perspective on using your senses to engage in video chats and meetings. Linda references this TED talk on doodling and Adam Grant's recent podcast episode with Malcolm Gladwell.

Warning: this episode contains tips that might make you love connecting, even on Zoom.

The Pandemic Story Gap

February 6th, 2021

Which side of the story gap are you living? Some people are banded together fighting big odds and terrible conditions. They are the front line, the essential workers who continue to go to work every day. On the other side of the story gap are the people who are home, often alone. On this side of the gap, there are fewer well-known stories. Where will you find the stories that help you move through this time?

Find a little energy

January 30th, 2021

Take 15 minutes to connect, focus and learn. This episode focuses on how surprise, purpose and connection can be used to create the difference that boosts our spirits and our energy.

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