The Contribution, Between Generosity and Saviour Complex

It is said that, before starting to contribute, it is essential that you build something for yourself as if satisfying the need to contribute competes against one’s own needs. For those who haven’t had a representation of the balance between satisfying other people’s needs and their own needs, or a balance to wholly and entirely… Read More The Contribution, Between Generosity and Saviour Complex

Maslow’s Extended Pyramid

Named after research psychologist Abraham Maslow, this model has been one of the great successes in establishing specific consumer categories; subsequently, VALS I and VALS II consumer classification systems have been developed based on findings and segmentations. The model assumes that each individual has a series of levels of fundamental needs, gradually placed in ascending order starting… Read More Maslow’s Extended Pyramid

Training – the Worst and the Best Experience

The most horrific professional training experience I took part in as an adult was a complete 5-day training held by a monument of incompetence in the position of a trainer and assessor. The trainer didn’t even know the content of the slides and didn’t at least dissimulate this, counting on the participants’ understanding that he… Read More Training – the Worst and the Best Experience

10 Things That an Experienced Coach Hasn’t Told You

Let’s say that you are the client of a renowned coach who enjoys confidence and acknowledgment and has a very cool web page. You don’t really know what to expect. You want to grow personally and give a chance to this professional to fulfill your psychological and emotional needs involved in the process. Congratulations! Here… Read More 10 Things That an Experienced Coach Hasn’t Told You

NLP Techniques Observation and Practice

In my personal development experience, I have found that there are benefits that can be gained both from working on your own using neuro-linguistic programming instruments (for solving problems or reaching specific objectives), and from observing from the outside, and learning by demonstration and possibly from mistakes in applying particular techniques. The main goal of… Read More NLP Techniques Observation and Practice

Meta Time

I invite you to read an article (the first one in a new series) that will show you how time management influences one’s personality: The Timeline.  This fundamental meta-feature dominates somebody’s personality, although it can be different in different contexts. The article “In Time” is its continuation: detailing the first central perception.  This is the… Read More Meta Time

In Time

I invite you to read an article (the first of a new series) showing how time management influences personality: The Timeline. This is a fundamental meta-feature that dominates one’s personality, although it can vary in different contexts. “In Time” is its continuation: detailing the first main perception. In Time (partial association with the perception function,… Read More In Time

Stuart McBratney’s “Pop-Up” film Reviewed by Marcus Victor Grant

Australian-Romanian coproduction, 2015 written and directed by Stuart McBratney produced by Rebecca Abramovic Seen at the Elvira Popescu / Institut Francais Cinema at the International Festival of Psychoanalysis and Film in December 2015. Vision date: Friday, December 11th, 2015. The topic “The film, a comedy with dramatic overtones, presents three stories that intertwine that of… Read More Stuart McBratney’s “Pop-Up” film Reviewed by Marcus Victor Grant

What is Schema Dynamics Programming

  The terminology “Schema” comes from schema-focused therapy and refers to the maladaptive schemas taxonomy developed by Jeffrey Young, Ph.D., and his collaborators since the ’80s. It is the problem-oriented component of the field, using psychometric questionnaires developed and tested by scientists to evaluate which are the schemas and modes which pathologically influence the emotions,… Read More What is Schema Dynamics Programming

Schema Dynamics Programming with Marcus Victor Grant

Psychologists have worked for more than 100 years to find explanations for how the human mind and personality work to heal the problems deep inside us. Personal development fields such as neuro-linguistic programming and transactional analysis have developed effective and efficient solutions for a successful breakthrough. However, clinical psychology and the development of excellence have… Read More Schema Dynamics Programming with Marcus Victor Grant

13 Hints – How to Separate Value from Mind Bugging In Webinars

In the past years, putting together the increase of internet bandwidth supporting high definition instant live video streaming, the increasing capacities of server streaming for thousands of people, together the price falling for hardware technology, internet access (even on mobile devices), and data centers services, more and more learning companies develop business models centered on… Read More 13 Hints – How to Separate Value from Mind Bugging In Webinars

How to Live a Fulfilling Life, Last Part. Steps 9-12 Out of 12, In the Right Order

Part I Part II Part III   9. Set rewarding excellence goals and become the best in your business There have been many steps until here, but all your efforts will be rewarded entirely. Definitely, you can only become the best in your job, organization, niche, or business if you have managed to confront the… Read More How to Live a Fulfilling Life, Last Part. Steps 9-12 Out of 12, In the Right Order