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For the latest news, updates and tips and techniques our blog is the place to visit. Master Trainer David Shephard shares with you the latest news in the NLP world and his knowledge from 25 years as a trainer.

The Growing Influence of ‘Influencer’

“This word is revolting and must be purged,” wrote Greg Baumann in the Silicon Valley Business Journal two years ago, in a roundup of “the most loathsome business words in 2014.” The offending jargon? “Influencer.” “It’s fine as applied to people who actually wield influence,” Mr. Baumann complained. “However it has spawned a wannabe army of self-appointed experts who pen to.... Continue reading

How to win friends and influence people

A HUGE thumbs-up, Facebook’s “like” symbol, greets visitors at the entrance to the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, in the heart of Silicon Valley. The imposing sign is crafted from that of a former occupant of the attractive corporate campus, Sun Microsystems, a once high-flying startup that crashed before Facebook moved there in 2011. When employees leave they can see Sun’s name a.... Continue reading

The 50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time

The tech that forever changed the way we live, work, and play. Think of the gear you can’t live without: The smartphone you constantly check. The camera that goes with you on every vacation. The TV that serves as a portal to binge-watching and -gaming. Each owes its influence to one model that changed the course of technology for good. It’s those devices we’re recognizing in this list of.... Continue reading