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Can Positive People Transform the World?

Mission of GCNLP:

Transform The World From The Inside Out

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How can we transform the world from chaotic self-interest, escalating violence and seemingly a bent toward destruction, to a world that is systemically peaceful, collaborative, empowering, and life affirming? Depending on your personal life filter, an argument can be made for either of these views as truth.  And you may ask, “Haven’t we made great progress as humans?” “Isn’t the world better than it was?” And then again; “Isn’t the world getting worse?’ “Why should we try?” “Why not tear the world down and start over with something else?”

I remember walking around my college campus between classes and occasionally I’d look out over the bustle of moving bodies and see someone looking back at me, meeting my eye. In the early 1970?s there were already well over 30,000 students bumping into each other at the major university I attended and occasionally the eye I would meet belonged to someone I believed to be curiously awake, aware, knowing, and conscious, looking back, as eager and fascinated as I was to connect, even if only the split second in time as the crowd moved us along. I remember reading a book about that time that suggested that, ‘there are those among us who have awakened and are conscious.’  I remember wondering what it was that those people  knew to give them such a knowing and confident twinkle of the eye.  Was there something they knew that I had not yet learned.

In accounts of stories recorded in versions of the Christian Bible in the time soon after the death of Jesus, the Apostles traveled the land preaching and also practicing ‘laying on of hands.’  In these accounts, people were ‘lifted up’ and transformed. They were spiritually healed and also physically healed.  These healings were called ‘miracles.’ How many ways, I wondered are there to change people and thereby change the world. Maybe those miracles were not so mysterious. I have met lots of modern-day people who lay their hands on other people to heal them and those who touch, inspire, and heal with words. I believe we live in a world where more people are awake and capable of creating positive change than ever before in human history.

That may sound a little naive or romanticized to some who will read this article. As I see and hear the news channels telling me of ‘more people dead in war-torn countries, or about another bombing in London, France, or Florida, or even a ‘violent robbery in my town,’ or a ‘domestic family squabble,’ or any number of other incidents that could easily be crafted into a good argument that the world is terrible place and that it’s not smart to trust your neighbors, I am aware that there are more and more people on the planet who believe that positive change can occur. It’s a matter of what we sort for in life. If we see problems and negativity as the primary force moving us, we create that reality. Making fundamental changes in parts of the world where generations of poverty and repression of basic human rights have molded belief and suppressed hope, is clearly not that easy. On the other hand, when we give people a chance, they sometimes do miraculous things or make selfless sacrifices for the benefit of others.

I have done quite a bit of corporate training work over the years in the areas of culture change and team building based largely on my work with Neuro Linguistic Programming or NLP. I remember one of my colleagues and mentors, Robert Dilts, raising the question, “Why not build a company where people really want to come to work? Or to the point of this writing, “why not build a world to which people want to belong.’

Another of my mentors, Harvey Davisson, PhD, was a Psychologist in Dallas, Texas. As a 30-something young man I worked with him to develop his weight loss-longevity business. As part of my working agreement, I learned about a methodology he was using with his patients. I have adapted that work over the years and now call it Core Decisional Repatterning©. It is a profound change technology for discovering the decisions that make up our programming and where limitations exist, installing a new, more life-enhancing decision that will cause an individual to quickly, easily and profoundly change unresourceful life patterns. People get more of what they want in life as a result.

I remember having what I assumed to be a dream around that time. In my dream, I had flown into a small airport in a third world country and was shaking hands and meeting with dignitaries including the country’s educational, financial, and other leaders. I was there to teach them how to implement these technologies for profound transformation that could change even deeply rooted beliefs causal to poverty, poor health, violent habits, and greed, to healthy, happy, productive programming that could transform entire nations. After all, if you can change individuals fundamentally, you change how families operate, how communities are organized, and how countries relate to one another.

As I learned more about NLP techniques, the ability to achieve the dream came much closer to reality. NLP is based on Behavior Modeling, a technology based on protocols for elicit the key components of expertise. “If anyone can do it; you (or I) can do it.” So, pioneers in the field of NLP including the co-founders John Grinder and Richard Bandler set about discovering the structure of experience focused on a single question, “What is excellence.” They modeled, or copied behavior of highly successful people in several fields and areas of life. Elicit enough high quality information about how an expert creates any achievement and you can install those patterns of excellence in yourself and others. Applications are endless.

In my NLP Coaching and Training practice I use a wide variety of powerful tools, including Principled (Total-Wn) Negotiating, therapeutic metaphor, Re-Imprinting, reframing, anchoring, hypnotic language skills, Core Transformation, parts integration and other conflict integration patterns, and much more. In my corporate training and coaching work, I have incorporated aspects of a breakthrough technology developed by Werner Erhart and John Hanley. I have dabbled in learning the Dream Body Work or Process-Oriented Psychology, of Arnold Mindell, and I have been exposed to complimentary modalities and sponsored practitioners of various body work and energy work modalities that can further transform human systems. In short, I think there are a number of techniques and specialized knowledge in the world and even one of these life-changing modalities can make changes in whole communities.

With these ideas in mind, I contacted a few high quality people to form a board for an association that would give people interested in NLP and related technologies a way to belong and learn skills and allow people to connect globally to others with similar interests. The Global Association of Neuro Linguistic Programming is taking on the mission to change the world and it is ‘opening doors and joining hands’ to connect like-minded people and provide education in NLP and related areas.

I am proud to announce the board. My wife, Marsha Thomason, brings a straight forward no-nonsense attitude, event planning capabilities, and a can-do spirit from her years of experience owning one of the nations top real estate and property management companies. Marsha was also winner of a national real estate selling competition for a leading franchise. I contacted Andrew Alex, with his very well-rounded intellect and clarity of thought and his years of experience as a personal injury attorney. I was pleased that he accepted my invitation and has taken ownership in contributing on many levels. Rhonda Robbins brings an understanding of the internet, social media, and marketing, and as a Certified Life Coach, she has integrated NLP techniques and understanding. Janice Palmer is an attorney and former judge in the area of family law, who is also an NLP Master Practitioner and brings deep understanding of the change process and non-adversarial approaches to highly-charged conflicts. Gregg Sobek also has combined NLP and breakthrough technology in his real estate investment business.

 

Please look for articles to follow on the topics of changing the world and about NLP and other technologies for profound personal change and business excellence.

Check out the website www.nlpskils.com for calendar of events and other resources. And, contact me personally at 602 321-7192.

4 Weekends-NLP Practitioner Certification Summer 2017

NLP Practitioner Certification – Weekends, Summer 2017

NOW YOU CAN… Get your NLP Practitioner Certification and add your NLP Coach Certification (3-Day Weekend) for one low combined fee!

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NLP Practitioner Certification in Phoenix, Arizona, 4-Weekends – June 10-11, 24-25, July 8-9, 15-16, 2017, 9am to 6pm each day.

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AND WITH YOUR…NLP Practitioner Certification as your Prerequisite…YOU CAN ALSO TAKE: This special 3-Day NLP Coach Certification

Times/Dates: 9am-6pm, July 21-23, 2017

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NOTE:  Both classes are meant to be taken together

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Welcome to GCNLP and www.nlplifecoachphoenix.com

Due to vulnerabilities and recent changes in the way WordPress is working on the internet lately, I have discontinued the website www.nlplifecoachphoenix.com and forwarded the URL to GCNLP.com right here.  GCNLP is an active association for the benefit of the Global NLP Community.  Lots of people are at least aware of NLP and want to learn more skills and this association was created to give a focus to those desires.  In addition, you may want to visit the primary site for NLP Coaching & Skills Training Institute.  You can learn about NLP  and NLP Coaching in general, about Bill Thomason and his personal change and business training work, and you can find out about private sessions or upcoming training opportunities and you can read the Blog Articles that are posted there on the website.

http://www.nlpskills.com/

 

 

NLP Practitioner Certification 2015

NLP Practitioner Certification 2015

REGISTER NOW! for  NLP Practitioner Certification 2015, September 11-17 in Phoenix, Arizona.  Get the BOLD of ROBBINS, the GENIUS of the Co-founders BANDLER and GRINDER, and the MAGIC of NLP MASTER TRAINER, BILL THOMASON.

NOW, you can transform you abilities to master you own states of EXCELLENCE, produce deep and lasting RAPPORT, to become ultimately persuasive as you INFLUENCE with INTEGRITY and get more of the life you have only dreamed about achieving.

Neuro Linguistic Programming or ‘NLP’ has been called “the study and application of excellence,” “The science of subjective reality,” and “an attitude and methodology leaving behind a trail of techniques,”  According to Co-founder Richard Bandler, “The ATTITUDE is CURIOSITY, and the METHODOLOGY is BEHAVIOR MODELING.”  If anyone can produce an excellent behavior and you get enough high quality information about how they do it, you can produce a similar result.

Bill Thomason will be your primary guide and trainer on the unique journey into transformation.  Learn to model the structure of any excellent behavior to achieve any outcome you congruently desire in your life.  You will learn the key generalization about eye accessing cues to give information the way your receiver needs to get to process quickly and easily almost as if it had been his or her own thoughts.  You will learn to use language effective to bypass conscious resistance.  You will learn how STRATEGIES, SUBMODALITIES, ANCHORING, and REFRAMING are the building blocks of the skills necessary do more than you ever dreamed possible.

This 7-Day course is taught with Excelerated Learning(c) techniques to help you unlearn unresourceful patterns you picked up in school and other places throughout your life and open up your filters in a way that allows you to virtually download massive learning of skills and information and fully expand your ability to pay attention to the most minute physiological or body clues that telegraph the internal programming of anyone you choose to model.

Count the top peak experiences of your entire life on your fingers and get ready to add one more to the list.  Your NLP Certification will become one of the most powerful events of your life.  You will be challenged.  You will experience a caring environment and you will have the freedom to experiment and try out new skills in a safe environment.

Your life will positively never be the same.  With the skills you learn, you will explore and integrate new thoughts, new feelings, new choices, and acquire highly successful new behaviors. 

Get the BOLD of Robbins, the GENIUS of the NLP Founders, and the MAGIC of Bill Thomason!

Training Dates:

7-Day Intensive NLP Practitioner Certification is September 11-17 followed immediately by the 3-Day NLP Coach Certification.   Meant to be taken together.

Time:

9:00am to 6:00pm each day

Topics:

How the Brain Works          Outcome Formation          Presuppositions

Rapport Skills                        Anchoring                           Reframing

Eye Accessing                        Submodalities                     Swish Patterns

Calibration                             Beliefs & Values                  Coaching Syntax

Six-Step Reframe                  Precision Model                  Meta-model

Metaphor Construction       Time Line                             Language Patterns

Hypnosis                                 Behavior Modeling            Negotiation Model

What People Are Saying…

“It exceeded all of them (expectations), I thought I would learn effective communication…this class was so very much more…I had no idea this would apply to all areas of my life.” 

-Kimberly Kelledy—Student—Phoenix, Arizona

“I am more aligned with myself.  I carry fewer unsatisfactory patterns.  I have increased professional skills.”

-Patricia Edwards—Counselor–Phoenix, AZ

“Interpersonal relationships have meaning now…real meaning.  I can use these skills to make others feel better about themselves, and therefore, better about myself.” 

-Jason Cody—Sales—Phoenix, Arizona

“Absolutely wonderful!  I truly appreciate the energy and personal attention you provided each one of us to achieve the absolute maximum.”

-Nancy Anderson—Vital Connections, Inc.—Orlando, Florida

“I am now a better human being!  The skills that I have learned about how to communicate with other people, will help me with both work and personal life.  This course is about looking into your own life and is a hands-on approach to self discovery.  It is a journey into intellectual levels of understanding – and application of the tools necessary for understanding and growth.” 

-Janice Palmer–Attorney—Chandler, Arizona

“Bill showed an amazing mastery of the field of NLP and life wisdom.” 

-Rene Blackstone—Corp. Coach—Queens Valley, Arizona

“We stretched, …our consciousness was expanded.”  -Dorla Buchta—Hypnotherapist—AZ

 

Contact Bill Thomason at 602 321-7192 or click here for information:

http://www.nlpskills.com/nlp-practitioner-certification.html

To Register:

http://www.nlpskills.com/store/1aaNLP-Practitioner-Certification-7Day.html

Program Your Future

Program Your Future with Expanding Folded Time(c) Patterns.  Bill Thomason is your guide on this life-altering journey.  In this 2-Day weekend workshop December 15-16, 2012, 9-5:30 each day, you will come away with written goals as outcomes.  Then you will participate in a process for uprooting the emotional threads of limiting programs that have prevented you from success in the past.  And finally, your trainer will help you install a new future so compelling you cannot help but achieve the outcomes you say that you want in your life.

Bill says, “The past is a myth!”  Memory is amazingly inaccurate in determining what happened in the past.  We all see events through the filters of our beleifs, values, and limitations of our perceptions.  For example, when you really like someone, people tend to not notice unresourceful qualities.  We interpret behaviors through the filter of our ‘liking’ the person. We delete information; we distort and we generalize data from the world around us and the only problem with what happened is that we made it mean something.  What we made events mean to us is often not positive or confidence building and can set up a negative program; a pattern of negative belief about ourselves.

Expanding Folded Time(c) Patterns takes advantage of Albert Einstein’s theoretical understanding that time and space bend around gravitational bodies and the idea that the human brain and nervous system are already set up for time travel.  We spend a lot of time thinking about things in the past or worrying about things that could happen in the future.  What if you could simply go back in time and change what happened and what it means to you now moving forward into your future.   The process also uses the concept of a time line to reorganize events in time and space in the brain and to change what we learned from past events so that we begin to represent who we are through more positive and life affirming filters.   Even a life-long pattern of negative belief about ourselves can change in only minutes with these powerful processes.  Attend this life altering 2-Day weekend workshop for only $177. Contact Bill Thomason or navigate to: http://www.nlpskills.com/store/Program-Your-Future-weekend.html to register now.

FREE NLP Wednesday Night MeetUp – Please come!

Please attend the FREE NLP Wednesday Night MeetUp with NLP Master Trainer, Bill Thomason sponsored by NLP Coaching & Skills Training Institute at11811 N Tatum Blvd. #P113, Phoenix, Arizona, 85028.  The class is 7-9pm most Wednesday evenings unless Bill is traveling.  You will receive a brief introduction to NLP and come away with some specific skills that can transform your results in life and usually an experience of one the Life-Change Patterns of NLP.  Get a chance to meet Bill, see the training style, learn about upcoming events and special offers, and to decide on individual coaching sessions or to attend an upcoming workshop, or certification program in NLP, Coaching, or Hypnosis.  Call Bill at 602 321-7192