Category: Our Books

Why would you want to change anything ?

Why would you want to change anything ? This may sound like a crazy question if you think your life sucks now but why do you think this is true? Perhaps someone who wants to help you has to ask you a tough question – does it really really...

Thought Streams ” In the Cauldron”

Working hard to get nowhere ? Joe has part of a successful practice. Some of what he does takes him where he wants to go some doesn’t and some takes him in the opposite direction. Joe can’t see what is what or which is which. He thinks he is...

Freebie Chapter Misaligned Monkey

Get to know the book If you are wondering what the Misaligned Monkey is all about you can listen to one of the chapters here. Chapter 5 will give you an indication of what the book is all about and should wet your appetite to get hold of the...

Our Books

Amazon Book shelf The Misaligned Monkey  What stops you and how to fix it – Joe’s Cliff.  Thousands of delegates and over 20 years running development programmes for people who wanted or needed to be more successful, led to some clear conclusions and methodologies which has been captured for...

Model of the world

Model of the world All of us share a common human experience of living on planet earth; we are born, we live and then we die. As we try to make sense of the world, understanding how things work and how we can use what we know to survive...

Misaligned Monkey Why / Background to the book

  How to get better results faster. At Sales Academy we were paid to help sales people get better results faster. We learnt that hard work is important in some situations but sustaining a frantic pace to get the results you need is not something that is sustainable. Excellent...

Personal Paradigms – Your Model of the World and how things work.

Background Survival is an interesting training ground. Our capability for survival is based on two aspects: What we come as- Arguably, evolution or our core design plays its part and we arrive equipped with some things that make survival more likely. This includes our physical build, our special powers,...

Recommended Reading -How we choose our books

Why do we recommend the books we do? As we worked delivering  development programmes over the 25 years or so that Sales Academy Ltd operated globally, we found many people who by their own judgement were not as successful as they wanted to be. Many of these people were...

Stories

Why do we like stories? Perhaps we want to be entertained or to be transported away from the present moment? Perhaps we like to feel we are not the only one who …..? and so we share experiences, thoughts and beliefs with others who we can relate to. Others...

Why do we tell stories?

Some would say it’s part of an older oral tradition that keeps what’s important alive. Good stories engender our emotions or our memories, perhaps they challenge our beliefs or simply amuse us. Why do we like stories? Perhaps we want to be entertained or to be transported away from...