May 2013 Meeting – Discover your Talents & Strengths
Discover your Talents & Strengths
** You need to take some action steps listed below to be able to attend on 21st May.
** New venue details – If you need help getting to venue please ask.
We can say with certainty that Tiger Woods has a talent for playing golf and Michael Schumacher had a talent for racing F1 cars. Yet how many of us are aware of our own talents and strengths? To what level of detail are we aware?
How articulate are we, to be able to convey our talents, strengths in a productive way to the people around us so we have the best opportunity to do what we are great at, love doing and can repeatedly succeed at?
In an ever rapidly changing world, frequent job role or even entire career changes are now the norm. How self aware are you, to be able to navigate through these changes and actually progress?
Knowing your own preferred working style and styles of those in your team will help save countless moments of frustration and knowing your talents and strengths in great detail will allow you to maximise your success and fulfilment.
This is an opportunity to get to know ourselves and each other in way we have not done before and take our peer group learning and contribution to the next level as we share world class tools and strategies with you, to help you get the results you desire.
Newcomers and those who have previously attended and YES regulars are all welcome to this event however YOU must complete and send your DISC profile to the organiser by Sunday 20th May to be able to attend. This may put some people off from attending and that’s fine, if you cannot find 15 minutes to be able to have deep valuable insight about yourself and cannot share your preferred style, then this is not for you.
To those who do and also attend we look forward to growing and contributing with you at new levels. If you can, bring your own copy on paper or a tablet etc.
The DISC profile link and the benefits of it is on Tony Robbins website and takes 15 minutes to complete and is free: http://www.tonyrobbins.com/ue/disc-profile.php
Once completed please email both PDF files to firstname.lastname@example.org
Also seating at the new venue is limited and if we get oversubscribed we’ll give preference to those who send in their profile the quickest. If we need to move to a bigger room at same venue we may ask people to pay the £10 cost in advance by paypal to avoid the situation of paying more for the room and then having people not turn up – remember extra money after room costs go towards our Basket Brigade project so we prefer to keep costs low.
Don’t miss out!
When: Tuesday 21st May 2013, 7pm for 7.30pm start.
Where: Atria, Spa Road, Bolton BL1 4AG
Free onsite parking, DDA compliant access, On Spa Road, off A676 just west of Bolton town centre 5 minutes walk away.The M61 & St. Peter’s Way (A666) are close by giving direct access to the M60. Only 5-10 mins walk from Bolton train & bus stations.
Cost: £10 payable on door.
Bring: An open mind and pen and notebook* (*pen and notebook are optional)
Will have a fantastic opportunity to ask questions as well.
Look forward to seeing you all on the 21st
April 2013 Meeting – Ben Kench
From The Heart – A Better Way to Live
A lively warm and frank session where Ben Kench helped us see a ‘better way’ than the stressful rushed and ‘cold’ world that many of us see around us and experience each day.
As the author of ‘Selling For Dummies’ Ben is widely recognised as a expert in the art of ‘Selling’ but as he points out “sales is in fact a life skill…and there is a better way to sell and live than money first cash n grab mindset”.
Ben is a sought after speaker at all major UK exhibitions and his passion for life and business improvement along with his character and ‘real’ style mean that we privileged to hear about his ‘secret’ to being happier AND making more money
March 2013 Meeting – Emma James
Impostor Syndrome – The Devil Within
Emma James, originally from Belfast and now a resident of Manchester, has spoken all over the world as a Master Therapist, working with private clients and organisations including RAF, Manchester United FC, Saudi royal family, she is a performance coach to elite athletes and is herself a current world record holder in her category as a power lifter having held 35 other power lifting titles on a world, European and national level, she not only talks about success but importantly walks her talk and will guide us into helping us overcome the internal voice that sabotages us. We so deserved, (perhaps it was luck…?) to have Emma speak for us in January this year when she shared a simple to do and yet very effective technique to be able to perform under pressure and we look forward to welcoming her again so she can share her practical wisdom with us.
The challenge is that about 70% plus of successful people do not have the corresponding feeling of fulfilment as they internally feel like an impostor or a fake despite all the external and visible signs of success such as titles, wealth, position in society and recognition.
These negative thoughts of unworthiness are not limited in the hours between 9am to 5pm but carried into other areas of lives such as intimate relationships, family and friends. When relationships become stressed there is a negative effect on work and so beginning a crazy and vicious cycle.
People suffer as they procrastinate, exhibit poor confidence, have chronic self doubt, avoid opportunities for growth, self-sabotage their development, hate receiving praise and recognition as the internal voice keeps saying they are a fake and they do not deserve it. Some people repeatedly take on huge stress creating, over bearing workloads to try and counteract their emotions of being an undeserving fake or thought that their success was just luck of the draw. Any internal conflict is a big drain on the bodies valuable energy and that often leads to over-eating, smoking, consuming excessive caffeine or even substance misuse in an attempt to recreate a feeling of energy, again adding to the vicious cycle of “being an impostor”.
February 2013 Meeting – Haider Imam
Become a ‘Yes Magnet’
Our greatest and most valuable ideas amount to nothing if we can’t galvanise and commit an audience to say, “Yes!” and move in our direction. And nowadays, time is scarce, competition is fierce and authority is less valued, meaning we can less reliably pull rank as boss or parent for example.
However, the good news is that there’s a significant gap between what science knows and what people do when it comes to getting instant commitment. And in this fast-paced, light-hearted interactive talk, Haider Imam (UK Sales Trainer of the Year 2007, Director of So in Flow and author of ‘Straight to Yes: asking with confidence and getting what you want’) will share with you some of his favourite practical insights and techniques for becoming a ‘Yes Magnet’ that have earned his clients tens of millions of pounds over the last few years they attribute to from working with Haider.
January 2013 Meeting – Emma James
It was another awesome night for YES Group Manchester with Emma James giving us a real treat at January’s meeting. Emma holds:
- 3 World Powerlifting Champion titles – and current World Champion.
- European Champion Powerlifting titles.
- British Powerlifting titles.
She is also a Certified Trainer and Master Practitioner of NLP, Time Line Therapy and Hypnotherapy and helps people increase their expectations, performance and help people move forward after radical changes in their lives. She works with people of all backgrounds including elite athletes, leading organizations and companies around the world. Examples include RAF, Manchester United FC, HSBC and by appointment to the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia.
Performance Under Pressure
Have you ever noticed the first time you attempt something you can get a “beginners luck” effect and then when you try to repeat it, it all goes wrong? Or being in a pressured environment, the actions you know so well and come so easily suddenly become difficult and the results you get impaired or just plain fall to pieces? From traders and CEO’s to elite athletes – it is all the same.
We looked at why it happens, what makes us susceptible to pressure, what goes wrong and HOW to change it.
December 2012 Meeting – Basket Brigade 2012
The YES Group Manchester delivered baskets in the Manchester area to delighted and surprised people.
Inspired by Tony Robbins
The International Basket Brigade is built on a simple notion: one small act of generosity on the part of one caring person can transform the lives of hundreds. It takes only one light to dispel the darkness, and even just one basket or a few, to bring hope! A Basket Brigade takes place when one individual prepares one basket to personally deliver to a needy family or individual.
Read the Basket Brigade Page for more information.
November 2012 Meeting – Eric Edmeades
WildFit – An Evolutionary Guide to Increased Energy, Better Sex and an Outstanding Quality of Life.
Every living thing on earth has a diet, what is yours?
Eric was immediately entertaining, very knowledgeable and extremely compelling — he inspired us to take action and make measurable changes to our lifestyle.
In talking about THE WILD DIET Eric took us to exotic locations – past and present — and we learnt about human evolution and the ideal Human Diet.
- Why certain foods — not the ones you think — tell our bodies to store fat.
- How food marketers are using ancient human instincts to poison us.
- How to easily lose weight without having to exercise.
- One food to stop eating that will instantly result in weight loss.
- 7 small changes you can make to your daily life that will increase your fitness.
- What cravings really mean and how to overcome them.
… and many things that pharmaceutical companies just don’t want you to know.