How To Get Someone To Like You

By M-Power

We’ve all wondered it from time to time how do you get someone to like you. You know what? I learned this from some little kids. I’ve shared with you before that I spent (Wow) probably 12 or 13 years of my career doing child custody evaluations. I did a lot of psychological evaluations and interviews with children, little kids. And they taught me so much. I used to have this instrument that I would use with children called a sentence completion test. And it’s not really a test. It’s more of an exercise to pry out some of their thinking. There are sentence stems and then there’s a blank at the end. And you read the stem to them and they fill in the blank. And one of these was “To make friends, you have to…” Now, how did you answer that? You know what? Over 90% of the…

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How To Help Kids With Listening Skills

By M-Power

Paul: We are not going to jump into all of the psychological aspects of listening so much as the actual mechanics and skills that are associated with listening, and I have Vicki helping me with this as she works will this all the time. Vicki: There is something called central auditory processing. That is where kid’s hearing is just fine but for some reason when they hear an instruction or whatever it gets kind of jumbled and they don’t know how to process it. Paul: Yeah, the lights are on but nobody’s home. Vicki: Yeah, well a little bit. That is kind of few and far between. A lot of children have a hard time listening. It is a skill. I don’t know if you’ve ever googled those videos of the baby who has not had hearing and then they get their first cochlear implant. And they map it and…

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How To Overcome Fear and Anxiety

By M-Power

Fear and anxiety are probably the biggest barriers to our success and happiness. Fear, anxiety, and nervousness are very common human experiences but, it’s something that gets in our way. And sometimes robs us of our joy and success. Now, to understand this, let’s just take a look first at the role that fear plays in our lives. It’s not a bad thing, okay? If we had no fear, what would happen? Now, you might think if you’re an entrepreneur or if you are a very creative person who wants to accomplish some phenomenal things that you could get those things done if you had no fear. But honestly, what if you had no fear at all? We come to this earth with fears built in to keep us safe. One of the natural fears that we all have for example is a fear of heights or a fear of…

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How To Improve Communication in Marriage

By M-Power

Give me a few short minutes here today and I can help you improve communication in your marriage. Let’s start with the basic communication model that I teach in leadership training, in couple‚Äôs seminars in anything that involves communication. It starts with an understanding of where the message is going. Start with a sender of the message. If it’s a verbal communication, this is the speaker. If it’s radio and television, this is the point of origin for the signal. And then it goes over to a receiver. The message travels from the sender to the receiver and in verbal communication this is the speaker and the listener. Let’s say that the sender has message A in mind. This is what I want to communicate to you, if you are the receiver. What happens first? First, the sender has to encode the message. So, encoding is the way that the…

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