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Ishana Pilger

Ishana Pilger, 17 years old When you first attended Empower U: I first attended Empower U in May 2014 when Brent delivered his 2-day program at our school camp. I then traveled up to Sydney to attend the ‘proper’ Empower U in March 2015.   Your recent successes/...

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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 used to...

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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. We are currently taking bookings but are...

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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 work out...

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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 interest in attending the first ever Empower U...

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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 undertake and can be very...

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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 able to have that...

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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 failed in business. At...

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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 complaining that he would be...

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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 immediately following. By flying in...

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