Beliefs are the
assumptions we make about ourselves, about others in the world and about how
we expect things to be.
"These assumptions determine the way we behave and
shape our decision-making process.
They are often based on emotions rather than facts. We tend to notice
'facts' that reinforce our beliefs."7...
creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave
the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your
intuition. What you'll
discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover will be yourself."
~ Alan Alda
"We are not human beings on a spiritual journey.
We are spiritual beings on a human journey."
The Way Our
The language of brain are pictures, sounds, feelings, tastes
and smells, i.e. inputs from your senses. Your brain cannot work with
negative information, i.e. inputs you haven't experienced. It can work only
with positive information, i.e. "information from the experiences of your
five senses, which it then manipulates in the emotional blender we call the
– the First Step to Influencing Others
By knowing yourself then only can you know
other people and influence and share
your experiences with them.
communicators don't focus extremely on
their followers, coachees and audience. They have a high degree of
self-awareness. We all have basic skills to lead, coach, or communicate;
unfortunately, most of us have a few psychological blocks when it comes to
applying those skills well and consistently. Knowing yourself will help you
overcome your own blocks.
Meditation is an effective way
to understand the world and yourself. By exploring the here-and-now of
yourselves you can explore the world. Unless you investigate the world
within you can never know reality – you will only know your
about it, or your intellectual conceptions of it. By observing yourselves,
however, you can come to know reality directly and can learn to deal with it
in a positive, creative way.9
Business Plan: Successful
is blind –
marriage is the eye-opener." –
Milestones Completed and Future Plans:
"As soon as you find the one to marry, just shut up
Reading People – Listen Intently to the
Specific Words People Use10
Ask a simple
open-ended question. Then,
be quiet and make note of the exact words the other person uses. When a
person answers an open-ended question, he stops focusing outward and goes
inside his mind. At that instant, he becomes relatively unaware of the words
he uses. Those words point back in time to meaningful memories and emotional
Just listen. Most people tell you more about themselves than
they think. Add those words to the facial expressions and
body language. What you get is the
beginning of an in-depth psychological profile. Once you get that, you will
get a much better understanding of how to build
trust; how to
connect to that person; what to
promise, and how to fulfill those promises...
There are many models for understanding and characterizing
the styles of interaction different people prefer to employ. A widely used
approach is the Myers-Briggs Type
Indicator (MBTI). It is based on the following four dimensions of a
person's preferred approach to life.
How you are energized (Extrovert vs. Introvert)
What you pay attention to (Sensing vs. Intuition)
How you make decisions (Thinking vs. Feeling)
How you live and work (Judgment vs. Perceptions)...
Business Plan: Success in Love
Strategy: "If men
knew all that women think, they'd be twenty times more daring."
"Women are made to be loved, not understood."
12 Tips for Global Travelers
Learn something about the country,
local customs, and
cultural sensitivities to avoid making faux pas while
The purpose of the Enneagram is self-knowledge that can be
used to further your spiritual growth, and your understanding and compassion
of others. This system can be applied for analyzing and influencing
unconscious strategies and behavior of not only people but also
organizations, cultures, and countries...
NLP Technology of Achievement: Accessing Cues...
Connecting With People...
Integral Yoga and Self-Awareness...
Managing Cross-Cultural Differences...
Listening To What Is
Not Being Said...