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Living By Design – everything is impossible until it is done

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Live By Design – December 2015: by Elvina Cheah, Children’s Coach

I came to know about NLP through a graduate of BKI – Olivia Ong. I was endlessly surprised by her ability to solve problems and coach people to see the true root cause behind every effect. She has coached me personally with the mere intention of getting me to move forward in life and liberate me from my limiting beliefs. I am a very competitive person and am afraid of being toppled. Such attitude made me wonder. what is it that gave her such character? With this, inspired as I was, I decided to model her.

Prior to the attending LBD, I had some sense of what I would like to achieve in my life and had no doubt I was already on the way there, along with a great team of people at my company. However, I did not feel fulfilled and my emotions tend to get the better of me. I was constantly overcome by anxiety and panic to the point I paralyse right before a training or an important task. To be honest, even today, I still face the same emotions. I had not generated any remarkable or impressive results that I thought I was capable of. And I only thought of why. Until I was taught Meta-Breaking and drilled for purpose. Carl Jung, the famous Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology once said,

“Neurosis is the suffering of a soul which has not discovered its meaning”

As we know, NLP is the study of the mind with an approach to communication, personal development and even psychotherapy. I did my research about Neuro- Linguistic Programming then shortly after, with my phone, and little money, I decided to call up a few centers for NLP.

In the end, I decided to go for BKi, after surveying different NLP centers. Bryen, assisted me effectively and efficiently. From his quick response, I knew that I would be able to trust this institute. Shortly after that, Bryen conducted a Value Elicitation session with me and in just 15 minutes I got to see my life clearer than I ever did and what I desired all along, and what made me feel “neurotic”.

Attending LBD has turned my perspective at 180degrees because now, even in the face of panic, I have the courage to pick myself up and just do it because I now know how to handle my thoughts. I’ve mastered panic and turned it into adrenaline. And everyday, it wakes me up. It excites me to achieve more. Kit and Billy showed me the way of maximizing results in minimum time.

As much as I had the courage to dive deep, I would not have been able to have made it if not for the awesome trainers Kit, Billy, Voon Sia, Bryen, the team and even the participants. The power of their intention has transformed many lives, including mine. This investment brought me a breakthrough that will last me a lifetime. Writing this right now on the 8th of June 2016, I am excited to attend my MLBD and NLP Trainer course later this year as the goal I had set in LBD December 2015 :-).

Whoever is reading this, take action now. For your breakthrough will not only bring you greatness, but also fruits to your loved ones. We rise when we lift others.

Compete to raise the bar. Compete with yourself yesterday. And make the daily roofs your new floor.

Everything is impossible until it is done.

Take away time all we have is now, take away space, all we have is here.

My friend, there is no better time to start Living by Design.

“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.” – Carl Jung

For more information about the Practitioner, Master Practitioner and Trainer certification training programs, email office@BillyKueek.com today.

Decluttering – Part 2 update (quick tip)

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On the matter of decluttering paper and documents, here is a quick tip on those papers that you should keep but are oh so fiddly. I am referring to receipts, especially for warranty purposes.  You need to keep receipts as proof of purchase when you may need to get the item repaired within the warranty period, yet nowadays, the receipts are printed on heat sensitive paper which fades over time.

One easy way to keep track of all this is to take a snapshot of the receipt and email it to yourself. Create a new folder in your email to store all such documents. To make it easier to search, the email subject should contain the item details, name of store and the expiry date (rather than the date of purchase).

For example, Philips kettle, Harvey Norman, 3rd June 2017.

This makes it easy for you to find the right receipt without opening all your emails, and when the expiry date has passed, you can delete the email. Most stores will accept a reprinted copy of the receipt, but do check when you are purchasing the item.

Decluttering your Life – part 2

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Now that you have decided to start decluttering, you are wondering where to start. While there is no hard and fast rule on this, here is a suggested sequence to follow:

  • Clothes
  • Books, papers and documents
  • Sentimental items, gifts, “just in case” items
  • Photos
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Store

CLOTHES

First of all, anything that is the wrong size or wrong colour has to go. What is the point of keeping that dress you have which is 2 sizes too small, hoping that one day you will be able to fit into it again? Or that blouse that is out of fashion, but may become fashionable again in say, 20 years! It has got to go.

If it is torn, or buttons missing, moth eaten, elastic worn out or just not your style, bin it. And that old T-shirt that has certainly seen better days but is so comfortably worn-in, if you won’t be seen in public in it, then it should not be seen at all.

Then there are items which you may have bought for “that occasion” which has not happened, or the bargains you picked up because the discount was too good to turn down, yet remains unworn.

Ask yourself for what purpose are you keeping those items of clothing. Do they serve any purpose apart from taking up space in your wardrobe. Stop kidding yourself that you will make use of it. It is only wishful thinking.

BOOKS, PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS

All important papers and documents should be filed neatly so that they can be found and accessed easily. Easier said than done as it is likely that they are all over the place rather than kept in a “to file” drawer or box. Again, like your clothes, you should take all your papers and documents and put them into a pile on your table (or floor) and sort them in one go.

Anything that is not important can be put in the recycling pile (or shredded). Those that you had planned to read but have not done so, time to throw them away into the recycling section. With the Internet bringing information in seconds, most of the papers we collect are not really needed. This included recipes that we may have cut out from newspapers and magazines as it is much easier to google for them.

If you are anything like me, you probably have at least 20 books in your home that you had bought but just never found the time to read. And the likelihood is that you never will. If the topic is not appealing enough, then give it away. Face the fact that the money spent on the book will benefit someone else, just not you.

Old books that have been read should also be given away. With the exception of classics and special books that you truly love (and will re-read), there is no need to keep a fully stocked library of books just to look well read. Let others enjoy them after you. You will be glad you did.

In our next posts, we will look at decluttering the next items on the list.

To find out about coaching services or training to help you declutter emotional, mental and behavioural clutter, go to BillyKueek.com  or email office@BillyKueek.com.

Live By Design

What is NLP?

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NLP as explained by NLP Master Trainers Dr Billy Kueek

 

Since we began marketing for our June LBD (Live By Design) Practitioner Certification Training Program, a class has been formed for June Intake in Singapore.  As the response was overwhelming, our original plan to conduct the training in our Singapore office has to be changed and we have finalized agreement to use the big Training Room in DWG (Dennis Wee Group) Properties.

 

The popularity of the program brought in many referrals and of course, generated much curiosity in NLP as well as LBD.  In this article, I aim to equip you with what NLP results you can achieve when you do NLP.

 

NLP stands for Neuro Linguistic Programming, founded by Bandler, Grinder and Frank in 1970s at University ofCalifornia, Santa Cruz.  Since then, NLP has branched out into many societies and Associations, Institutions and Groups.

 

  • Feeling lost and confused about life, career and relationship?
  • Wish to live a life of purpose and leave legacies behind?
  • Discovered that sometimes you perform at peak while other times struggling?
  • Knew that you have potential but not unleashed and don’t know how?
  • Discovered your limiting beliefs and decisions nut cant stop them from being barriers to achieving your goals?
  • Wish to go ahead, experience and explore things but blocked by negative emotions of Fear, Doubts and perhaps, sense of low self-worth and underserving?
  • Have negative habits that you have a problem getting rid of?
  • Frustration with and at work due to other people’s performance?
  • Would like to develop relationship better with people but learned that being sincere and true is not enough?
  • Wish to gain upper-hand in circumstances and people situations but worried if people even like you to begin with?
  • Wish to be the person you want to be, charismatic, magnetic and likeable?
  • Hope that I can read people’s mind so I can feel what they feel to sympathize and be able to deal with them the way they prefer to?
  • Want to get my point across and noticing simple logic is impossible with some people?
  • Want to communicate convincingly, influentially, persuasively and powerfully but don’t know how or lack confidence in?
  • Sincerely wish to help others with their problems but offering our negative experiences instead and taught the wrong things?
  • Enhance Self Confidence but no matter what you do, doesn’t seem to work?
  • Need for better self control to manage habits, discipline, motivation, energy, stress and googled but found nothing you don’t already knew?

 

NLP has the answer to these and more.
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Top 5 Soft Skills to Succeed in the Workplace

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Article contributed by NLP Master Trainers Dr Billy Kueek & Lim Kit Wan

 

In a recent survey conducted earlier this year, it is reported that soft skills are worth over £88 billion (more than RM476 billion) in gross value added to the UK economy each year, making it an important contribution to the service industry. Another large-scale survey conducted in the USA found that the top attributes companies look for when hiring new employees are communication skills (83%) and the ability to work within a team (74%).

 

Where qualifications, credentials and experience are important factor in determining whether someone gets offered their dream job, soft skills are the vital deciding factor as to whether someone will succeed in their career.

 

Hence soft skills are being highly valued by more and more companies now as they realize how these skills directly contribute to the wellbeing of the organization. Soft skills are also increasingly being recognized as key competencies that working adults need in order to secure employment and succeed in their chosen field.

 

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MoneyPenny’s Journey to Financial Independence

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This is the personal sharing of Penny Choong (aka MoneyPenny) on her experience and her journey to becoming financially independent. Billy Kueek International is proud to have Penny as a graduate and as a good friend. Her story recently appeared in The Star, and below is the article in its entirety.

Penny Choong is a finance-­focused change manager and trainer with more than 14 years of experience conducting money workshops and innovating practical methods for financial freedom.

With a range of initiatives, Penny promotes proven money­saving & financial balance techniques and positive spending habits. She communicates an effective and notable message regarding business development, pitching business ideas to investors, and securing profitable employment.

Due to her family situation, Penny found herself in a deep financial hole at an early age. Equipped with sheer determination and a contrarian mindset, she not only made it out of the hole but also managed to set up a good source of passive income. Her experience led Penny to want to help others learn to manage their money so that they too could experience financial freedom & financial independence.

Penny is an NLP Master Practitioner, NLP Master Coach & Master Hypnotherapist with added qualifications in accounting, finance and IT. She is part of an elite group of trainers who are dedicated to financial expertise, empowerment and excellence.

Let us hear from Penny on her personal account of how her life experiences have helped to shape her mindset, thoughts and actions for success.

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Become a Transformational Trainer

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In a recent survey of over 20,000 people, more than 60% rated learning about Happiness & Positive Living as being very important, while Alternative Healing, Wealth & Abundance Meditation, and Spiritual Growth also received ratings of 51% and above.

Yet many are frustrated with how little they know about these important life skills, and are eager to seek more learnings to fill in the perceived gaps in their lives. There is a growing trend of people who are seeking for trainings in these skills, with the ultimate aim of gaining a positive mindset to fulfill their true potential.

Hence the training industry is one that is expanding rapidly. Whether you are already in the training business or are thinking about becoming a trainer, and want to know the when, what, who, where, why and how, learn from one of Asia’s top corporate trainers, International Speaker and Master Trainer, Dr Billy Kueek.

 

NLP Trainer

With growing interest in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) for personal and professional development, the demand for good NLP trainers is greater than ever and it is certainly a rewarding profession, both intrinsically and extrinsically. Companies are becoming more interested in soft skills programs with NLP elements as they find them to be more effective and impactful.

Acknowledged as one of the leading NLP Training Companies in the region, Billy Kueek International will be running the NLP Trainers’ Training (NLPTT) program in November 2014, certifying NLP Trainers under the ABNLP (American Board of NLP) – the largest NLP certifying body in the world.

For anyone who has been certified as NLP Practitioners and Master Practitioners and want to become NLP Trainers, they can now do this in Malaysia. For those with no prior NLP knowledge, they can join the Live By Design program at the Practitioner and Master Practitioner levels, before continuing their NLP journey with Trainers’ Training.

The quality of all trainings are assured, as participants will be trained and certified by NLP Master Trainers – Kit Lim (who is also Country Director of Malaysia) and Billy himself – the only NLP Master Trainer in the world certified by both the American Board of NLP (ABNLP) and NLP University (NLPU).

As an NLP Trainer, you will be able to certify NLP Practitioners and Master Practitioners, plus include NLP in their other training programs where appropriate.

They say that the best way to master something is to teach it to others. So even for those who do not plan to become professional trainers, taking Trainers’ Training would ensure that they master it.

 

MasterClass Train The Trainer

The exciting and challenging NLP Trainers’ Training program was personally custom-designed by Billy himself, and includes the MasterClass Train The Trainer program. Rated globally as the most practical and intensive trainers’ training program, it goes beyond textbook materials as it incorporates micro-training laboratory sessions, demonstrations, role-plays and performance review with the Master Trainer, Billy himself.

The MasterClass Train The Trainer program is a generic program that trains aspiring trainers to become inspiring trainers. It is not content-specific, so Billy will share all the tools and techniques that he knows and uses in his own trainings, as well as share essential business skills to excel in this industry. In other words, the learning curve for participants is shortened so they don’t have to learn from their own trial & error – which can be costly.

In summary, participants will learn how to be a trainer, from telling stories and jokes, to planning training, to running activities, to selling training.

 

Hypnotherapy Trainer

There are a lot of trainers out there who claim to be master trainers, but many are not certified in any way. Usually after training for a number of years, they call themselves master trainers. However, in NLP, Time Line Therapy™ and Hypnotherapy, there is a structure for certification, and Billy is South East Asia’s only NLP and Hypnotherapy Master Trainer.

Hypnosis is as old as recorded history, probably even older, and what it does is it allows you to communicate with the Unconscious Mind. Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis in a therapeutic context with amazing transformational power and yet, it is a pleasant and calming experience.

A widely accepted method for creating positive changes that begins with the creation of an altered state of consciousness, which stimulates the relaxation response that enables the mind to be suggestible, Hypnotherapy helps in accelerating positive changes.

 

Article featured in The Star (11 Mar '14)

Article featured in The Star (11 Mar ’14)

Skyrocket Your NLP Path in 2014

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If your belief system is not Liberating, it is likely to be Limiting.” ~ Dr Billy Kueek

What are some of the things you wish you had learned in school, but no one taught you? What did you miss out on that you’d like to acquire now? In a recent survey, an international online publishing company asked over 20,000 people to rank various life skills in terms of importance and the education (or lack of) they received.

The results were certainly interesting.

The biggest gap perceived by the respondents was in Happiness & Positive Living. More than 60% rated this as being very important and yet had received very little formal education on it.

The next four were Alternative Healing, Wealth & Abundance Meditation, and Spiritual Growth , all of which got ratings of 51% and above.

This indicates that many are frustrated with how little they know about these important life skills, and are eager to seek more learnings to fill in the perceived gaps in their lives.

What is interesting to note, is that of these Top 5 learning gaps identified, all are skills that one can acquire and embrace through learning NLP.

Real and relevant education is becoming a precious commodity. Due to this, many are living life by default, accepting whatever life has thrown at them, the circumstances that they are in, playing with the cards they are dealt. More and more people – youths and working adults alike – are searching for new learnings that will make a real impact so that they too can “Live by Design, Not by Default!”

Now imagine learning the skills and knowledge that will help you address your concerns, and then in turn use your new-found knowledge to coach others and inspire them too – to be a better parent, better spouse, better friend, have healthier relationships, be more positive and live the life that they want – that would be wonderful, wouldn’t it?

Whether you are already in the coaching business, training business or are thinking about becoming a trainer, with growing interest in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) for personal and professional development, the demand for good NLP trainers is greater than ever and it is certainly a rewarding profession, both intrinsically and extrinsically. Companies are becoming more interested in soft skills programs with NLP elements as they find them to be more effective and impactful.

For those with no prior NLP knowledge, your pathway begins with NLP Practitioner certification, followed by NLP Master Practitioner certification before moving on to NLP Trainers’ Training (NLPTT). The best thing is, Billy Kueek International is able to support you on your journey from start to finish. For the first 2 certifications, join our signature program Live By Design.

We are all destined to achieve excellence, but in life, there may be obstacles along the way. The idea that everyone is in charge of their thoughts, behavior and success led Billy to create Live By Design. The program combines NLP with Time Line Therapy™, Hypnotherapy and Coaching to provide a complete toolkit.

Positive thinking can create life-changing results. So in order to attract more wealth, good health and even happiness, you have to think positively about it and believe that you are wealthy, healthy and happy, and that you deserve it.

Imagine there was a way where you could:

  • Attract Success,
  • Tap into Your Full Potential,
  • Know Your Passion & True Calling,
  • Understand the True Happiness & Positivity Within Yourself,
  • Instantly Get Into Peak Performance State…

Imagine having the tools that will help you cope with life’s challenges and be able to have a positive mindset no matter what happens. You would like to have that, wouldn’t you?

You can breakthrough limiting beliefs, enhance positivity, make better decisions, discover your personal driving forces, resolve inner conflicts that may be freezing you, get rid of phobias and bad habits. Simply put, it is what works on a daily basis that produces desired results.

Billy Kueek International offers numerous soft skills programs for companies as well as public programs, such as Applied NLP in Sales, Applied NLP in Leadership and Coaching, Impact Systemã Coaching, NLP Associate, NLP Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner, NLP Trainer and MasterClass Train The Trainer programs.

By now, as you are reading this, you will already have a clear idea if this is the right path for you. You are in charge of our own happiness and success.

The possibilities to your prosperity are endless – take action now! 

Article 'Skyrocket Your NLP Path in 2014'; featured in The Star (14 Jan '14)

Article featured in The Star (14 Jan ’14)

Breaking News: SEA’s First Batch of NLP Trainers (ABNLP)

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Dr Billy Kueek with South East Asia's 1st batch of NLP Trainers (ABNLP)

Participants from Singapore, New Zealand, Vietnam and Malaysia came together in Petaling Jaya to be certified as NLP Trainers with Dr Billy Kueek.  Acknowledged as one of the leading NLP Training Companies in the region, Billy Kueek International conducted its NLP Trainers’ Training (NLPTT) program in November 2013, certifying the first batch of NLP Trainers in South East Asia, under the ABNLP (American Board of NLP – the largest NLP certifying body in the world).

This exciting and challenging NLP Trainers’ Training program was personally custom-designed by NLP Master Trainer, Dr. Billy Kueek himself because, as he puts it, “I intend to certify the best NLP Trainers in South East Asia”.

With more than 17 years’ experience in the industry, training over 100,000 participants across 40 countries, Billy has learned the ins & outs of the business and knows what works best for amazing training sessions. The program also includes Billy’s signature MasterClass Train The Trainer program, a generic program that trains aspiring trainers to become inspiring trainers.

With this in mind, the participants had a very intensive and interesting training session, full of applicable insights, behind-the scene tips, role-plays and mini demonstrations. As one participant shared, “Excellent trainer with very practical tips. Many techniques that seem so simple at first, once explained made me realize that it is the little things that make the biggest difference in any trainer’s delivery. This was one of the most inspiring training I have attended, and Billy made it worthwhile, fun and motivating.”

Another participant also commented that, “Being a seasoned trainer myself, you would think that there is nothing much to learn… boy was I wrong! Every day with Billy is another day of a constant flow of new learning, and he made everything so easily absorbable and applicable. The trainings was a real eye-opener and Billy showed me how much more there was to learn.”

In summary, during NLP Trainers’ Training, participants learn how to be a trainer, from telling stories and jokes, to planning training, to running activities, to selling training. After that, they learn how to teach NLP and are taken through rigorous exercises related to NLP techniques.

There are a lot of trainers out there who claim to be ‘master trainers’ after training for a number of years. However, for NLP (as well as for Time Line Therapy™ and Hypnotherapy), there is a structure for certification. And in order to become a certified NLP Trainer, it is necessary to go through a properly structured & regulated program conducted by an experienced NLP Master Trainer. Billy is South East Asia’s only NLP and Hypnotherapy Master Trainer, making him one of the most qualified trainers to conduct the certification program.

Billy Kueek International will be conducting the next NLP Trainers’ Training program in November 2014. As an NLP Trainer, you will be able to train & certify NLP Practitioners and Master Practitioners, plus include NLP elements in other training programs as well (where appropriate).

Article 'Skyrocket Your NLP Path in 2014'; featured in The Star (14 Jan '14)

Article featured in The Star (14 Jan ’14)

Live By Design, or die with regrets

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It was reported in the Guardian newspaper (UK) recently that a palliative care nurse who counsels the dying asked them what were their greatest regrets at the end of their lives.

Here are the top five regrets of the dying:

  1. I wish I’d the courage to live a life true to myself, not the lives expected of me.
  2. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard.
  3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings.
  4. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.
  5. I wish that I had let myself be happier.

As you are reading this, does any of the above strike a chord within you?  If so, what will you set out to achieve or change today?

Many of us are focused on making a living instead of actually living.  We are putting in the hours, working to earn enough so that we (and our loved ones) can have a good life.  Do we stop to enjoy and appreciate what we already have?  Do we live the life that we wanted or did we make compromises along the way due to circumstances?

The most common regret is that they lived the lives that was expected of them and did not fulfill their own dreams.  Every male patient had regretted working too hard and missing out on their children growing up and their partner’s companionship.

Many realized that they had suppressed their feelings to keep peace with others and then settled for a mediocre existence while others regretted losing touch with their old friends as they were too caught up on their own lives.

And what is surprising is that many did not realize that happiness is a choice.  Instead their lives were dictated by their old patterns and habits, staying within their comfort zones and fearful of change.

Each and every one of us can live the lives we want, to live by design.  The choice is yours.