VIDEO: Six Wrong Ways to Make a Right First Impression

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Michael is famous for his “Presentation Skills.” He was the keynoter at the 2011 Australian National Speakers Association conference. Here is his humorous ad for his Florida, July, 2010 American National Speakers Association presentation. In three minutes he summarizes what not to do and what to do. ENJoY and pass it on to others. Click here for the German link …

VIDEO: Effective Coaching by Michael Grinder

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Sam Cawthorn was one of 25 National Speaker Association Australia participants who attended a 5-day program in 2010. Sam was awarded the 2009 Young Speaker of the Year. This footage illustrates Michael Grinder’s ability to coach accomplished speakers on their non-verbals. The difference between high quality and outstanding quality is evident.

Using ENVoY Non-Verbal Classroom Management to Improve Student Behavior, Academic Performance, and Teacher Satisfaction

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by Rhoads Elementary (Dr. Debera Balthazar, principal) and Gregg Elementary (David Jackson, Principal) Summary of August 2009 presentation to all HISD administrators by principals of two K-5 schools in Houston ISD (Joseph Rhoads Elementary and Lucile Gregg Elementary) reporting on a three-year Action Research project on ENVoY at their schools. Disciplinary referrals dropped (68% reduction at Rhoads and 58% at …

Adoption Now

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A graduate of Michael Grinder’s UK’s Group Mastery program, Helen Oakwater, an adoptive parent, NLP Coach and Trainer, adopted a pre-school sibling group in the early 1990s and has first-hand knowledge of living with ‘the child who hurts’. Her knowledge and perspectives are borne from her own personal journey, membership of adoption panels, books, numerous training courses and other adopters. …

How can he be so rude…?

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Our friends at GLD Associates in the  UK had this great article in their most recent newsletter. They have graciously allowed me to share with all of you. by Graham Willson and Hazelann Lorkins GLD Training Associates gldassociates.co.uk Sarah was enjoying her new customer services role in the organisation where she’d worked for a number of years.  There was only one …

Professional Learning Community

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By Dr. Kendall Zoller A commentary on Michael Grinder’s model. This slide is from a keynote I delivered at the California Mathematics and Science Partnership Fall Conference in Sacramento. The keynote, Forging Partnerships: Tools for building collaborative groups, proposed to link the works of DuFour, Garmston and Wellman, Grinder, and Zoller & Landry to show the macro and micro models …

Michael Grinder is the Master of Non-Verbals

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Gabi Dolke, Michael’s German translator, describes Michael’s strengths and her experiences with his work. “Reading” a person’s traits and finding out about his or her strengths and liabilities is one of his easier tasks. “Reading” a group and conducting ‘Group Wizardry’ through the Art and Science of Non-verbal Communication is his daily masterpiece. His extraordinary work from teaching and observing …

Teachers Learn New Approach to Discipline

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Our associate Associate Nancy Burns is in the news! The Minneapolis School District is hoping to improve academic achievement by reducing the number of students who get sent out of the classroom or suspended because of their behavior. The district is encouraging teachers to learn techniques that will help them prevent disruptions and manage discipline within the classroom. The training …

ENVoY – Impact on Management

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by Denise Cooney. ABSTRACT The primary focus of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the use of ENVoY techniques upon the time on task of hard to manage students. The study of the effects of ENVoY began during the second year of training and implementation of ENVoY management techniques in the classroom of a sixth grade teacher. Data …

Events have much greater global impact than they used to…

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Al Gore received the Nobel Peace Prize for campaigning about global warming.  Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat cleverly used two numbers in two different sequences to illustrate how events have much greater global impact than they used to. “9/11” – Bombing of the World Trade Center and “11/9” – the fall of the Berlin Wall. Both Al Gore and …