Eye and Hand Co-ordination: More Than Child’s Play

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By Toy Odiakosa — www.ela-consulting.com A child’s lessons in eye and hand co-ordination (“EHC”) may be a cute developmental activity, but are there applications in business?  I recently asked myself—where are my eyes during my favorite game of golf, tennis, skiing.  If, like many people, your eyes look where the player is looking then the below could be interesting. This …

Non-verbal cross cultural observations

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Michael Grinder hosts this podcast with guest Sharon Sayler as they talk about non-verbal cross cultural observations. Understanding how non-verbals culturally effect communication and how to accurately interpret what the other person is communicating reinforces what is going on. Michael talks about what non-verbal cues are completely accurate cross culturally. Once the baseline (norm) of each culture is understood, all …

Attitude Adjusters

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Interesting article on classroom management in the Portland Tribune March 25, 2008, written by Jennifer Anderson. Read up on how some Portland schools have tackled behavior problems with new ideas. Excerpt Fourteen-year-old Micah Mitchell isn’t proud of his behavior at school over the past few years. He’s acted up in class, talked back to teachers and the principal, and in general …

Use More Than Your Words

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by Leanne Miller It’s never easy, yet getting it right is critical to your students’ success, not to mention your sanity. It’s classroom management. Thanks to teachers at Toronto’s Jarvis CI for their help illustrating some non-verbal management signs. “A teacher can’t get his students’ attention and his volume starts to rise. He glares at them and tells them to …

Is the Coachee Coachable?

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HINTS FOR OVERCOMING RESISTANCE by Toy Odiakosa, Director www.ela-consulting.com Graduate MGA’s London Group Mastery Certification A 52 year old sales director was sent to “get coaching” for his failure to interact efficiently with his line manager.  He was having meetings with the CEO and other members of the Project Board, however his inputs and interactions at that level had not …

Lessons in the Power of Influence

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Michael interviewed in the latest issue of Rapport Magazine. Article from Rapport Magazine, http://www.anlp.org …I saw Michael Grinder in action at last year’s NLP Conference where he gave the Keynote speech on the first night. Appropriately for a night when the rain was torrential, his subject was ‘Cats and Dogs’. In a packed, and slightly steamy, hall in Regent’s College …

Study shows the value of ENVoY

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Effectiveness of ENVoY Classroom management model sponsored by Knowledge Arts Foundation Results of University of Houston study, 2006-2007* Overview Does it work? Yes. In a study conducted by Dr. Robert Houston at the University of Houston Institute for Urban Education, ENVoY is shown to be effective in improving classroom environment for students. Data from seven local schools were collected before, …