A lot of research was conducted to figure out why some people are top performers. Surprisingly, having talent was not one of the differentiators and yet many companies keep looking for talent. Geoffrey Colvin wrote a book on this topic called “Talent is overrated”. In this book, Colvin explains how people become outstanding at what…read more
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This Thursday I’m heading into Module III of my Erickson Coaching program and I am very excited about what these four days will bring. Especially after the previous Module really helped me to actualize the concept of becoming a coach and how to apply the principles to my workplace. Between modules I meet with two…read more
A collection of uplifting and inspirational quotes by Marilyn Atkinson, Ph.D. and the Founder of Erickson Coaching International. Whether you are a seasoned or novice coach, or simply want to bring more empowerment into your life, these quotes will provide you with wisdom and inspiration. Flow State Commitment Marilyn Atkinson Communication Beginnings Questions Future…read more
Life has a habit of wearing all of us down. In between work, school, family, and a million other commitments, it’s easy to lose sight of our dreams and aspirations. Over time, we might lose these dreams altogether, and settle for far less than we deserve. However, it is entirely within our reach to…read more
This title could be deceiving or rather strange, but if you give it a deep and non-judgmental thought, you might understand it. This is the journey of a guy who shifted his life to dedicate himself to helping others with a belief that no one is “broken,” but rather sometimes trapped inside themselves. …read more
This is Part 2 of the interview with Richard Hyams, Faculty Lead and Senior Instructor at Erickson. We discuss the impact of NLP being viewed as a manipulative technique. Q: How can we go about helping to change people’s mindset? NLP has been named so for 30 years, but most of the techniques have been…read more
In many ways, the extremely brilliant and unusual Dr. Erickson was an outsider in his own culture, making a life of insightfully inquiring into the nature of disease, perception, and healing. Color blind, tone deaf, and with unusual muscle control abilities, he was known to have extraordinary powers of observation. His therapeutic successes made him a…read more
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in the United States in the 1970s. [Source: NLP University]. NLP is often mislabelled as a manipulative process, given its behaviour-centric learning. Erickson’s NLP courses work to steer potential students away from that mindset and…read more