Well-Formed Outcomes

Don’t tell people your goals

It’s good to have goals isn’t it? Of course it is. As coaches and trainers we are also acutely aware that many people have goals, love telling others all about them but they never seem to quite manage to get there. What’s going on? Well the reality is that by talking out our goals we [...]

Transition Part 4: Knowing where you are going

In this final part of this 4-part series of posts we look at the problem of focussing on the past when trying to transition to the future. We have previously looked at values and beliefs, procrastination and the false perception of limited choice. In this post we’ll look at ways of developing a future-orientated outcome [...]

Transition – Part 2: Procrastination

In part 1 of this 4 part series we looked at how important it is to identify and follow your own values and beliefs through transitions in life. If you don’t then you can find yourself following someone else’s agenda which will ultimately lead to frustration. In this post we look at procrastination, the causes [...]

Breaking habits and keeping the benefits

Sometimes we have behaviours and habits that don’t make much sense to us. We find ourselves repeatedly taking that extra glass of wine too much, getting angry with the driver in front of us, eating that unhealthy food, putting off that decision until it’s made for us, being impatient just at the wrong time, slipping [...]

What’s more important, the Goal or How You Get There?

A key addition to the Well-Formed Outcome concept (see here for more about WFO’s) that we use at Field & Field is the idea that each Outcome or Goal is essentially two Goals: 1. The end destination 2. The path taken to reach it You can use the NLP concept of Well-Formed Outcomes on both [...]

New Years Resolutions – How to make sure that you keep them

How many times have you pledged to give something up at the beginning of the year only to find yourself in a few days/months back with the same old habits? A common theme for all of us. Why is it when our intentions are so good do we repeatedly fail to keep the promises that [...]