nlp advice Archive

  • Transcript: Vicky Ross – Good and Bad Brain Juice (Max#51)

    Transcript: Vicky Ross – Good and Bad Brain Juice (Max#51)

    Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential.  Brought to you in association with the award winning recruitment group Jenrick. Welcome back to episode 51 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. I wonder how many times you’ve asked yourself […]

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  • Avoid being stuck in a conversation – how to move on when you’re ready

    Avoid being stuck in a conversation – how to move on when you’re ready

    We’ve all been there haven’t we? You’re at a social function, a networking event, a business conference and your intention is to circulate, meet new people, catch up with colleagues and friends and then you get stuck. What started off as an exchange of ideas can then turn into a one-way street where someone goes […]

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  • Do you scare people off?

    Do you scare people off?

    We’ve all heard someone start off with “Well, the trouble is” or “What worries me is” haven’t we? Or what about the classic “Now, our first problem is” – talk about putting you on your back foot and priming you for ‘trouble ahead’. You know the thing that happens when we hear those sorts of […]

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  • Grab attention by adding just one little word and notice how people sit up and listen

    Grab attention by adding just one little word and notice how people sit up and listen

    Small, simple things make a big difference. We all know it and it’s often these small, subtle distinctions we add – garnishes if you will – that change the course and outcome of our conversations and connections. This is going to be so obvious to you – it probably is already from the title above […]

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  • What your Attitude is Really About…

    What your Attitude is Really About…

    “It’s the angle your nose meets the wind” – that was the answer I was given by the US naval pilot, Curt, who answered my question ‘what does the word attitude really mean?’ The famous motivational speaker Zig Ziglar said “My altitude depends more on my attitude than my aptitude’ and that phrase has stuck […]

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  • Managing being “Out of the Office” and Your Inbox

    Managing being “Out of the Office” and Your Inbox

    It’s the dilemma that’s so common now – when you’re “Out of the Office”, how “Out” of the office are you? Following on from Part1 and the importance of putting some helpful structure to your email ‘out of office’ bounceback, a simple-to-follow formula of Acknowledge/Inform/Guide is useful and hits the spot. It’s also the safest […]

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  • Congratulations Kay White on your best-selling book (The A – Z of being understood)!

    Congratulations Kay White on your best-selling book (The A – Z of being understood)!

    We felt incredibly proud to see Kay White, featured on episode 14 of Maximise Potential, at the very Top of the Amazon best-seller lists, after the launch of her first book titled “The A – Z of being understood.” Here is a brief synopsis of the book: Are you an ambitious professional looking to make […]

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  • 3 Easy Ways for People to Take On Your Advice

    3 Easy Ways for People to Take On Your Advice

    “Now, what you should do is…” “Well, it’s obvious, you should do this, then you should do that and then you should tell them you’ve done it”. Should do. What you should do and what you want to and actually do are often very different things. Even if the advice we’ve been given is spot […]

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  • How and Why it’s good to be Direct

    How and Why it’s good to be Direct

    It’s important to be able to be direct. There are times when it’s crucial to be direct. There you are, I’m being direct with you. It’s got your attention, you know what I’m saying and it’s a key piece to being a clear, confident communicator. We’ll start with the ‘Why’ of being direct first. I’ll […]

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  • Influencing Actions: The Difference a Good Name Makes

    Influencing Actions: The Difference a Good Name Makes

    It’s often the difference between success and failure, or ‘yes please’ and ‘no thanks’ – naming a product, naming a project, naming a team, naming whatever. Giving something a name which is compelling, inviting, something that people either want, want to aim for or find interesting. Advertisers and marketing specialists are constantly looking for, and […]

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  • Two Small Words Change Everything

    Two Small Words Change Everything

    It’s such a small thing to say ‘thank you’. It costs you absolutely nothing and yet it makes a huge difference to how you are understood and remembered by people. It’s often the difference that makes the difference as to whether people do what you want, it certainly affects the way they do what you […]

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  • Who’s Glasses are you Wearing? And do they Suit You?

    Who’s Glasses are you Wearing? And do they Suit You?

    “Oh, it’s so obvious, what you want to do is, blah blah.” “Well, what you should do is xyz.” We’ve all done it, said it and been told it, haven’t we? “What you need to do is” or “What you should do is” etc. Well, in fact, what we should do most of the time […]

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  • Transcript: Introduction to NLP by Fiona Campbell (Max#24)

    Transcript: Introduction to NLP by Fiona Campbell (Max#24)

    Here is the latest transcript to the very motivational interview with NLP expert Fiona Campbell as she provides an introduction to NLP techniques for those of you who are interested in improving your communication at work or in your personal life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a […]

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  • How to slow things down to speed things up

    How to slow things down to speed things up

    Talking of “Time Stands Still” well, even though we both know it doesn’t, you can make it slow down for you. Slow down to speed things up. Yes, I know – it’s a dichotomy (I had to look it up – a polar opposite, a contrariety) to say you have to slow down to speed […]

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  • Why “Why?” Can Trip You Up and What To Ask Instead

    Why “Why?” Can Trip You Up and What To Ask Instead

    ‘Why’ is such a small and yet powerful word to notice, understand and be aware of as you use it. Really, why? Well, it does two things very quickly, immediately in fact. Two things you want to avoid. One, it sends people straight to the word “because” which is justifying their actions/decisions and Two, it […]

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  • What do you want people to say about you, when you’ve left the room?

    What do you want people to say about you, when you’ve left the room?

    Kay White, our Communication Specialist and Trainer is here to help you be successful in life through a range of nlp techniques and advice on effective communication to apply in your life, career and business. In this particular extract she talks about how to be confident and clear when talking about yourself amd the sort […]

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  • What’s your ‘unfair’ advantage (and do you even know about it?)

    What’s your ‘unfair’ advantage (and do you even know about it?)

    Kay White, our Communication Specialist and Trainer is here to help you be successful in life through a range of nlp techniques and advice on effective communication to apply in your life, career and business. In this particular extract she talks about how things that actually make us who we are and – if we […]

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  • Keep people’s attention on your message (vs lunch)

    Keep people’s attention on your message (vs lunch)

    Kay White, our successful Communication Specialist and Trainer is here to help you be successful in life and in this extract she talks about how to use effective communication in the workplace using NLP techniques. You’ll remember in the last Edition, I told you that a client and I were still giggling about a great […]

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  • Transcript: Kay White – Effective and Powerful Communication (Max#14)

    Transcript: Kay White – Effective and Powerful Communication (Max#14)

    Here is the transcript of the motivating interview with Kay White, NLP Coach, Communications Specialist and Trainer (Max#14) offering career coaching advice. Kay discusses how to use effective communication in our everyday lives using NLP Techniques helping you be successful and achieve in your career, life and business. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the […]

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  • MAX#14: How to develop Effective and Powerful Communication – Kay White, Communication Specialist and Trainer

    MAX#14: How to develop Effective and Powerful Communication – Kay White, Communication Specialist and Trainer

    Maximising the potential of your communication from Communication Specialist and Trainer, Kay White. Kay shares with us some superb tips and advice on how we can all improve the effectiveness of our communication in order to gain more from our career and life in general. In this interview with Kay, discover: How to construct your […]

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