Tis the Season to Prioritize…


So the year is wrapping up, and we are about to go into 2013. Are you like me, wondering how the year went by so fast? Wow, this year flew by. This year, we at celebrated our 30th year in business! I have been with the company for 20 years. I’ve run it for […]


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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

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Aloha, A while ago I wrote a blog on storytelling and how it activates different parts of the brain. I just read an amazing article on Lifehacker called The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains. When the co-founder of Buffer started marketing products by telling […]


It Is Ok To Grieve

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I am in the back of the room at our final NLP Practitioner Training here in Newport Beach. “Write a Blog” has been on my to-do list for over a week now. As always I am very transparent, so here it goes: I took a break! I needed to. I just recently experienced a loss […]


What? Me, Worry?

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Aloha, I wrote a blog recently for Psychology Today called What? Me, Worry? Many of us worry about things that are outside of our control. External factors including what other people are thinking and how other people are feeling occupy our minds. However, you have sole control over your own happiness. This blog is about […]


Never Skip a Workout Again


Ok, so Thanksgiving is done. Now what? Last week I mentioned that you would gain some massive benefit from writing out what is important to you.  So, how many of you did this? You see, one common thread that successful people have is that they write out their goals and they’re very clear about what […]


Are You Giving to What Matters Most?


First, for everyone in the US, Happy Thanksgiving! For everyone not in the US, well, Happy Thursday!?! Usually, I write a blog and you read it. However, this is a week of thanks. My grandfather told me that for him, Thanksgiving was always a time for reflection and contemplation of what he is thankful for. […]


The Wrong Person Won The Election!


Is that what you are saying now? Quick question, how will that affect the next four years for you? Are you saying that this event is now going to prevent you from achieving your goals and your results? “No, Dr. Matt, wrong title for the blog post. The Right Person Won The Election!” Good for […]


The Meaning of Communication is the Response You Get


This is a great presupposition of NLP. Presupposition is a fancy way of saying that this is an assumption that we believe to be true in the field of NLP. When I took linguistic classes my professor said, “If you ask for something and don’t get it, then you did not ask the right way.” […]


The “Déjà Vu All Over Again” Challenge


Aloha, With the autumn season beginning, we are noticing the leaves turning and the air becoming cooler. We’re approaching a brand new season where everything feels different… or does it? This blog for The Huffington Post discusses the cycle of change. It describes the “déjà vu all over again” challenge that many of us face […]