One of my favorite topics is learning more about mindset, thinking, and how our brains work. As much as the world’s experts already understand, we are probably just beginning to scratch the surface of the power and potential of our thinking. Today’s conversation asks and answers the question, “Is your mind lying to you?” Let’s learn more together in today’s show!
Dr. Don Booz is the founder of Booz and Associates, Inc., an executive and organizational development firm. While he is educated as a marriage and family therapist, he is also an executive coach, a master coach in conversational intelligence, and a master practitioner in NLP (neuro-linguistic programming). He is best known as a conversational anthropologist. Dr. Booz is the author of two books, Your Brain is Lying: How to Silence Your Inner Critic and The Emotional Intelligence Primer for Today’s Leaders: How to be the Difference that Makes the Difference. Dr. Booz shares specific strategies that you can apply today to get out of your own way in moving forward.
How to understand the basics of our limiting beliefs, thinking, and self-talk
How to become aware of negative self-talk in internal and external forms (the ANTS–”automatic negative thoughts”)
How to use Dr. Booz’s emotional intelligence filter before you say/write something: “Does it need to be said? Does it need to be said by me? Does it need to be said by me now?”
How to identify your emotional triggers and audit your thinking
How women in the medical field often battle with imposter syndrome
How to combat negative self-talk with tools, like affirmations, meditation, breathing, journaling, mirror work, etc.
Why most people don’t realize how important inner thoughts and talk are
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