What if you could improve your performance at work by 31% while experiencing greater happiness in all of your life? What if you could sell 37% more while tripling your creativity? And what if you could do this by upgrading your brain’s operating system, making changes that are long-lasting and sustainable?
The past several weeks I’ve shared glimpses into the approach I’ve been using most recently with myself and my clients and now I want to share it with you. It’s called the Positive Intelligence or the PQ Operating System.
As you know, I’ve used yoga, meditation, Reiki and other practices the past 20+ years to separate myself from my thoughts, manage my mood and mindset, shift my nervous system, boost my productivity, and re-wire my neural patterns. These approaches have worked well, but require carving out large chunks of time – and I’ve long craved a simpler approach that can be easily integrated into my day with greater ease.
In my coaching with clients, the biggest inhibitor to the client experiencing long-lasting results has been the same factor that has challenged me: mental saboteurs. Or, as one client used to call it, your mind’s internal “itty bitty shitty committee.”
You take a course, you work with a coach, your find an approach that works but then eventually the results diminish or eventually completely fade away. You get frustrated, perhaps even blaming yourself for wasting your time or blaming the course instruction or the coach. When in reality it’s your mental saboteurs that are derailing you and robbing you of the happiness and success you deserve.
In the Spring, I completed the six-week Positive Intelligence course that complemented and brought together the many practices and executive & leadership frameworks I’ve drawn on over the decades. It was a special offering of this course, just for professional coaches like me, and the approach it taught me has worked so well that I find my inner skeptic occasionally poking me and asking: is this really still working?
This week, I begin guiding 10 people through this same six-week Positive Intelligence course as part of a six-month long coach training program I am doing. Who is in this group (or “pod”) as we call it in Positive Intelligence? A physician, a business owner, a nutrition educator, an estimator, an alliance manager, a startup cofounder, a university department chair, a director of community and school relations, and a medical director. Most have children (or grandchildren), and all have intense schedules and complex lives. Just like you.
Soon, I will be offering the course another time to another group – and I hope you will want to be a part of it.
Why do I want you to take the Positive Intelligence course? By applying the approach taught by Positive Intelligence, I have greatly boosted my ability to quickly shift from feeling triggered to being able to feel grounded, clear-headed, and resourceful. I am much LESS often caught up in critical judgments about myself, about others, or my circumstances. I am sleeping better and feeling better about all my relationships.
I want the same and more for you!
How confident am I that this approach works? I have fully integrated it into my coaching work with existing and new clients. It is now a required component in the foundational work I do with all new clients who begin working with me. And I am gradually introducing existing clients to it, by integrating it into the work we’re already doing together.
Just like the fact that you must first install an operating system into your computer before adding apps and software, I am now offering Positive Intelligence as the operating system for clients to establish the strongest available foundation for successful outcomes from coaching. It’s not brainwashing or anything creepy. It’s rooted in solid scientific research, tested with more than 500,000 participants in 500 countries, so it works for people across all cultures.
Ready to learn more and join the next “pod”? This link takes you to a page on my website where you can read more information about Positive Intelligence, take two free assessments to learn your PQ Score and the strength of your mental Saboteurs, then (if you want) sign-up to join the next pod. And if the info on this page does not answer all your questions, you can schedule a 30-minute call with me to discuss what is on your mind.
WHERE IN THE WORLD IS ERIN?
As Erin and her family continue their year of nomadic life, they will be exploring different states in the U.S. and also (as restrictions lift) different countries. In July, Erin will be staying with family in the state of Iowa, and in August spending time in Philadelphia, Vermont, and Maine.
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