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Seminars to Help you Communicate with your Family

 Understanding the Childhood Traumatized Brain While Developing Creative Ways to Find the One Thing that can Make a Difference in a Child’s Life


Understanding the Brain (as well as the emotional brain) so you can understand the Person


What's on and in Your Mind? It's Important to Understand the Inner Workings of the Brain for Families to Get Along With Each Other                                         

Did you ever wonder why some people are more empathetic than others? Did you ever ponder how some people are easy to get along with while others become very easily riled? This one hour program will delve into the mysteries of the brain. Understand how addictions can sneak up on us and control our behavior, discover how memories are stored and retrieved more easily when you are emotionally interested in a subject. Understand how some people have to have things go exactly their way or they become frustrated. Discover the mysteries of the traumatized brain. You will even explore what happens to our brains when we are sleeping. The brain! It's something to think about.

 Getting Along with Difficult People while Learning how to Make Friends with Stress


            Overcoming Aggression in Children and Families

In order to get along with difficult people we must learn how to center ourselves and stay in a positive emotional frame. Within one hour you will learn how  your children’s and your own emotions interfere with critical thinking and how to harness the power of the Pre-frontal cortex for intelligent and creative problem solving. You will also discover how to teach them to disarm confrontational behavior and how to turn potential adversaries into respectful partners working toward a common goal. Topping off this seminar will be information on the power of humor and its role in diffusing difficult situations and turning frustrating experiences into humorous dramatization.


How to get your Clients to Speak to their Children so they will be Receptive to Listening; How to Relate to their Children … We are more alike than we Realize

The most important thing to remember when it comes to working with our family is that we are more alike than we are different. By using techniques such as parallel and lateral thinking and understanding the differences and the nuances between the thinking or creative brain and the emotional brain, family members can learn to coexist and thrive in the work environment.

Decision Making, Team Work and Leadership   


3 Quick Steps to Creative Problem Solving in Taking Care of your Family plus Learning how to Focus on that 1 Thing that can make a Difference in a Childs Life       


From Conflict to Cooperation ...How to Mediate a Dispute

What do heads of companies, comedy writers, advertising executives and parents have in common? Creative problem solving! When used correctly the same techniques used to run a company, improve sales, write a joke, launch an ad campaign and raise a family are very similar. In addition to learning these three techniques that will give you the ability to invent solutions to personal and corporate problems, you will also learn the techniques of parallel thinking. With parallel thinking you will no longer have to argue in the board room or the family room. Parallel thinking will lead you to solving problems together and uniting to arrive at mutually beneficial solutions. 


Developing Autonomous Children

How to Partner with your Children

Develop Creative Strategies for Solving their Daily Dilemmas

How to Create a Secure and Certain Future for your Child         

Did you ever feel that you can use an ally on your journey through parent hood or as a School Administrator? Well you have one. By learning how your students and your children can become an active participant in their development you no longer have to go through this process alone. By teaching consequences and learning how to have them gravitate from an extrinsic reward system to one that is intrinsically motivated, you will learn together, grow together and find those intimate moments of harmony. This seminar also includes information on stress reduction techniques, sleep techniques, nutrition and humor.


The Three Best Times to Talk to your Students about Difficult Topics

You cannot force conversation and demands upon students. In order for students to listen and integrate your thoughts into their lives they must first be receptive to your ideas. This segment will focus on the three best times to talk to your students and how to have them accept your ideas without resistance.


Alternatives to DiscipliningGetting Your Children to Behave with a Smile

No more yelling. No more screaming. Learn how to get along with everyone in the family. Learn simple but effective techniques to diffuse frustration and disappointment as well as learning the three best times to talk to your children. Grades suffering in school? Learn how to motivate your children into cracking open the books and giving them the tools necessary to improve their memory. All this while learning how to improve your children’s time management skills and improve their exercise habits.

Taking Positive Steps to Replace Negative Behavior

Telling staff and students to discontinue self destructive habits can sometimes result in reinforcing that behavior. Replacing negative behavior with positive can lead to extinguishing old habits effortlessly and permanently


Motivational Interviewing

This seminar will shine a new light on motivating children to change. Instead of teaching or lecturing to children, teachers empower children to find the path and motivation to change on their own. In the past, students amygdala or emotional section of their brain, would become exacerbated when "lectured to" or "talked at", and as a result they would be resistant to change. By asking open ended questions and showing empathy, children will lower their defenses and focus on the action necessary to meet their goals. 


Diversity ... We are more alike than we Realize

The most important thing to remember when it comes to cultural diversity is that we are more alike than we are different. By using techniques such as parallel and lateral thinking and understanding the differences and the nuances between the thinking or creative brain and the emotional brain, employees from various backgrounds can learn to coexist and thrive in the work environment.


Diversity ... Learn to embrace our differences                                                                             

Isn't it astounding how people of various cultures may clash in the workplace but then these same people will travel thousands of miles to another country and embrace the differences of the people in another land? Multigenerational conflict arises in the workplace but then grandparents and grandchildren cannot wait to visit each other on the holidays to learn about the different generations. Let's save on travel expenses and let's not wait for the holidays to learn about other cultures. Let's learn how to appreciate the differences in each other in the workplace.   Edit Text