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The neurology of success...


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Success is a complex topic, however intrinsic in each of us is a built-in blue print of success. Andrew Jenkins puts forward some simple steps that we can all practise

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The neurology of success...

  1. 1. Andrew Jenkins explains some simple steps to practise in this short SlideShare
  2. 2. Successful people have a great back-story - what’s yours? What makes your heart sing? Very different from - what do I do? (Steve Jobs) Success... Passion… Purpose...
  3. 3. Success = Passion - interference Research by Andrew Jenkins - adapted from T. W Gallwey ‘The Inner Game' Maximise Minimise
  4. 4. Typical Interferences… I’m not proactive enough My opinion doesn’t count I’m not good at netw orking They'll find me out! (Imposter theorem) I’m not confident at talking to others I’m not commercially aware enough I’m not assertive enough with customers I’m not tough / stern enough I’m not good at building relationships (with sales people colleagues) Hays & CICM Survey of 500 CM’
  5. 5. Passion Remind others of their past achievements People are inspired to be more productive Persistence in the face of obstacles Recognise others’ contributions Create strong bonds with others Celebrate wins more regularlyBeing in a positive state motivates others Powerful qualities - impressive indicators of success Studies at HBS of entrepreneurs Generosity Great story tellers Inner confidence Capture peoples’ imagination Determination to overcome
  6. 6. What might your everyday success look like? Confidence (71%) Spend time developing your team and individuals Engage more with your customers Be more proactive (81%) Develop relationships with Sales & Operations (40%) Build good People skills to motivate others (56%) Hays & CICM Survey of 500 CM’s Network Network Network Articulate clear communication (51%)
  7. 7. THINKING FEELING ACTION Accessing your Authentic self Accessing your Positive feelings Practising open Body language Neurology of everyday success… Research by Andrew Jenkins from NLP Simple nudges and easy to learn steps
  8. 8. Research by Amy Cuddy - HBS & Presence 2015 Quick posture audit…
  9. 9. The Daily Telegraph
  10. 10. Wonder Woman pose Open inclusive pose Power pose Practise for 2 minutes before an important event (Amy Cuddy Professor at HBS – Presence 2015) Be more aware of your own body language
  11. 11. Exercise - Hack into your feel good chemicals Remember a time when you felt really confident about yourself, when you were at your very best… Bring back that memory now… and drop it from your head to your body… Repeat this a couple of times and you will find that you access it more powerfully.. This feel good state of mind can be revivified at any time to be used as a positive resource that trigger a number neurotransmitters helping you to feel good about yourself more of the time.
  12. 12. Who are you be when you are at your very best? What is alive in you deep down? Who are you at your core? 1. Deep down - what do you stand for? What's your back-story? 2. What are you passionate about and makes you feel powerful? 3. What purpose makes your heart Sing? Take away - spend time and consider…
  13. 13. How to get the ball rolling… • Practise these 3 steps on your own, especially before important events. • Work on your interferences. • Become aware of what makes your heart sing. • I'd love to coach / facilitate you and your team to develop and be at your very best. • Want to know more about your authentic self? – buy my book - You Are More Than You Think. Twitter: @pdxconsulting LinkedIn