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How many times on average does someone attempt a goal before giving up? Would you guess one, two or three? The real answer is less than one. Many people give up before they even try.

Yesterday I observed a wonderful example of determination, self belief, humility and achievement. I was watching the Wimbledon men’s final and it occurred to me how much control of the mind those players needed to have to overcome the fear they surely must have felt.

Most people who train as coaches are motivated first and foremost by their desire to make a difference. Most find it easy to give their time and energy to help other people but may struggle to build a thriving business because they are reticent about selling their services, or have a lack of marketing knowhow.

Dorothy, an inspirational role model…let us learn from her… In the book ‘Whispering in the Wind’ [John Grinder and Carmen Bostic St.Clair] the view is propounded that there are no preset beliefs or knowledge that are necessary for NLP to be effective and that the only true measure of NLP is whether or not it actually works.


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