Framing

Framing

Framing A New Way of Looking at Things The way that we think about something can be called a frame. Pre-framing is setting up in advance how you want someone to think about something and reframing is changing the way that a person thinks about something. Preframing is...
The BreakFree Experience is Back!!!

The BreakFree Experience is Back!!!

The BreakFree Experience is Back!!! After a hugely successful event back in February of this year we can finally announce that “The BreakFree Experience” is coming back. The date is set for January 30th 2016 which is a perfect way to kick off the new year....
Language

Language

Language We describe our experiences with language. Language is the way we communicate both with others (externally) and with ourselves (internally). The language we use to describe an experience creates that experience. One of the main things our brain does is to...
JUST DO IT

JUST DO IT

JUST DO IT It’s more than likely that the things that you want – that guy or girl to go out with you, that dream job, or those marks in school – are all yours for the taking. All you have to do is take the risk, seize the day because after all, you miss...
Canberra Empower U was an overwhelming success

Canberra Empower U was an overwhelming success

Canberra Empower U was an overwhelming success 3 weeks before it was scheduled to start I was ready to pull the pin and cancel it altogether. Fortunately my better half convinced me to push on and make it happen. The concern was there seemed to be a real lack of...
The Power of CHUNKING

The Power of CHUNKING

The Power of CHUNKING How to Eat a Big Meal Chunking is about taking a large task, like a life goal and breaking it down into smaller achievable pieces. For example getting 95% in your HSC is a big task in itself. When you look at it, it’s a daunting project to...
Jordan Staude

Jordan Staude

Jordan Staude Jordan Staude, 16 years old When you first attended Empower U: June 2014   Your recent successes/ what you have done with your life: I achieved my black belt in taekwondo. After four years of blood, sweat, tears and incredibly sore muscles I was...
Overcoming Failure

Overcoming Failure

Overcoming Failure George H. Mathason said, “We conquer – not in any brilliant fashion – we conquer by continuing!” The value of courage, persistence, and perseverance has rarely been illustrated more convincingly than in the life story of this man: At age 22, he...
The Power of Empower U

The Power of Empower U

The Power of Empower U Hi Brent, I would like to say a HUGE thank you to you and your team. Both kids had an AMAZING weekend and learnt more than they could have imagined. Liam was particularly cross when I told him he was attending the Empower U weekend. He was...
Honour others as Geese do

Honour others as Geese do

Honour others as Geese do Next fall when you see geese heading south for the winter, flying along in a ‘V’ formation, you might consider what science has discovered as to why they fly that way… As each bird flaps its wings, it creates an uplift for the bird...