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The Magic Moment

[Orig­i­nal text by DeRose, trans­lat­ed by Fabs — I hope you enjoy.]   Every­thing in life has a mag­i­cal moment. If you let this moment slip by it will prob­a­bly nev­er do it. As the fore­fa­thers used to say ...

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That was tough!

I am not sure many of you know, but I am a dad. My son is 5 and we have a pecu­liar sit­u­a­tion where we live in dif­fer­ent coun­tries. Life has tak­en us to this strange and unde­sired ...

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To be successful part 2

As I wrote last time, for me, success is all about being able to achieve a delicate balance between:short and long term income;personal time;time for those you love;the sustainability of your business activity;your contribution ...

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To Be Successful

Today a great friend of mine sent me a video about Kim Kardashian and how she build a business empire. I watched the video and thought it was incredible how a person goes from ...

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Moments that disappear

Our lives have a number of occasions. Some are really enjoyable and fun, some are going to disappear as if they never happened to and some are going to be really hard. As I ...

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Micro and Macro Focus

OK! this may sound like a photography title, but one of the topics which my students always want to talk about is focus. So I thought I would have a go at talking about ...

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Mentalization

Take a moment and imag­ine that you are fly­ing like a bird, soar­ing above New York City. Imag­ine the sounds which you can hear from up there, envis­age the col­ors and details of the city below ...

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A Program For Success

[Orig­i­nal text by Pro­fes­sor DeRose, trans­lat­ed by Fabs]. I hope you can enjoy.   A Program For Success I attribute much of the suc­cess I have had in life to the fact that I have exe­cut­ed a con­stant ...

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Training Self-Confidence

Have you ever felt that you could accom­plish any­thing, that no mat­ter what hap­pens on that meet­ing you are going to ace it, that noth­ing can knock you. That feel­ing of con­fi­dence is won­der­ful… ...

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The last time…

I was talk­ing to a dear friend a cou­ple of days ago and we start­ed to dis­cuss about how he retired from being an emer­gency doc­tor. This con­ver­sa­tion was fas­ci­nat­ing. We were dis­cussing about how my ...

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Questions part 2…

I had some great feed­back about the ques­tions last week and so I want­ed to bring some more ques­tions. These next ques­tions we did not have time to answer so the answers to them are ...

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Q&A with Prof. DeRose

Last week I trans­lat­ed Prof. DeRose doing a class to busi­ness stu­dents and some of the ques­tions that came up were real­ly inter­est­ing. So what I thought I would do this week is try to answer some of ...

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The Macroeconomics of Intuition

This arti­cle is not for begin­ners.… When I was still in my ear­ly teen years my school offered Eco­nom­ics as a sub­ject and I took it. The teacher was dread­ful and I want­ed to have noth­ing to do ...

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You can say anything to anyone!

Today I was watch­ing a class with DeRose and he said that: “You can tell any­one any­thing, the decid­ing fac­tor is only HOW you say it.” And this got me think­ing… is there a way i can teach ...

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Assimilation Technique

What is the assimilation technique Amongst the many tech­niques in the DeRose Method we have the assim­i­la­tion tech­nique. While some of our tech­niques can increase strength, flex­i­bil­i­ty, can improve con­cen­tra­tion or even aid in ...

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Quality!

Hi guys… this week­end I was help­ing out the UK teach­ers in their annu­al eval­u­a­tion and I was inspired to write to you guys about the very impor­tant les­son to be had from this. In the ...

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United Airlines.…

So this week, every­body’s talk­ing about Unit­ed air­lines and the way that they treat­ed the pas­sen­gers in over­booked flight. I have many opin­ions about this, but before I share them, let’s just review quick­ly some ...

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Dealing with Failure…

Today I want to talk about how to man­age fail­ure and suc­cess in a way to extract the best from each sit­u­a­tion. In my expe­ri­ence, to evolve, it is impor­tant to learn from both sit­u­a­tions. In ...

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What is Meditation?

Meditation: Origin, explanation & exercise If there ever was a top­ic where there is sig­nif­i­cant con­fu­sion this is the top­ic of Med­i­ta­tion. To add to the con­fu­sion, many peo­ple claim to be experts with­out per­son­al expe­ri­ence ...

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Are you alone?

This is a real­ly impor­tant post for me. It was because of the insights I am going to share here that I have endured mis­takes and tough times and I have nev­er real­ly failed…   When you have ...

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Layers of consciousness

f we want to improve per­for­mance we will need a frame­work to help us to do so. So in this arti­cle I am going to share one of the most impor­tant frame­works I have learned in my ...

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Interview post speaking

Hi guys, This is just a very quick not to share with you a video done after I spoke to a group of peo­ple a cou­ple of weeks ago. I had a lot of fun being inter­viewed and I hope you like ...

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Spoilers…

Hi guys, This week I want­ed to address this real­ly inter­est­ing top­ic… Spoil­ers… on Tues­day July 5th I was walk­ing to the school and just out­side the ele­va­tor in my home was the Wall Street Jour­nal. ...

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Speaking.…

Down­load the Free Guide Last week I was invit­ed by a stu­dent to speak at an event she was orga­niz­ing. The theme we select­ed togeth­er is actu­al­ly the same theme as the free guide I pro­vide on ...

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BREXIT

OK.… I feel like I should write some­thing about this…  The UK was the coun­try I have lived the longest in my adult live, 8 years. I also feel a strong con­nec­tion become my school sys­tem was also British… I admire and respect the ...

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A complete Practice

Hi every­one, this is the third part of the three part series on the phys­i­cal body! Part 1 Part 2 ——  it is now time to look at the final ele­ment in get­ting an ...

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Rules of Execution

Hi every­one, this is the sec­ond arti­cle of a series of 3 in which I am going to share with you how you can devel­op your body intel­li­gent­ly. Find part 1 here Alright, so this post is all ...

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Managing Stress pt.3

This is the Third arti­cle in this series. You can find PART 1 HERE and PART 2 HERE.  Nor­mal­ly on a post like this I would write about the amaz­ing teach­ers and prac­ti­tion­ers of the DeROSE method around the ...

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Managing Stress pt. 2

This is the sec­ond of a three part series. In this series we will dis­cuss the sources of stress and then how to deal with them. Last week we wrote about the mean­ing and the ...

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Managing Stress pt. 1

This is the first of a three part series. In this series we will dis­cuss the sources of stress and then how to deal with them. I wrote this text a while back… So I was not fly­ing ...

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He who teaches…

When I was in High School (around 15 years old), I used to teach Math­e­mat­ics to my best friend, Augus­to César (a.k.a Goose). I real­ly enjoyed teach­ing him, I under­stood the top­ic and I could use that under­stand­ing to ...

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Focus!

OK… so, first thing to dis­cuss with focus is … well.. what is it exact­ly… We can­not get into a ton of depth here or it will be a REALLY long post… so I will do my ...

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How to manage pressure

What does pressure do to my physiology? When we are under pressure — stressed, tense and/or nervous etc. — there are many aspects of your physiology which are impacted. For example, your adrenal glands ...

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