The Learning Connection: States & Senses

  • 19 Apr 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Whitney Bank UNO Training Facility 2285 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122


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Neuro-Linguistic Programming in Learning

One of the most important responsibilities of any instructor is to help learners access and use their best states of mind for learning new material and skills. Instructors must also be able to use their own best states for presenting new things in a way that matches the needs and learning styles of their trainees. Doing this well naturally enhances and maintains the rapport between instructors and their students, in any learning context. Combining states of mind and sensory processing is what creates new learning that can be carried into the future. These are basic skills that gifted trainers manage naturally, but most others have to learn. Fortunately, they can be understood, taught and used easily once trainers know how states of mind work, and relate to sensory processes. These are core elements of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). This presentation will be fast moving, active, informative and fun.

  • Neuro - how the brain works
  • Linguistic - verbal and nonverbal elements of communication
  • Programming - patterns in thinking and behaving


Presented by Sid Jacobson

Sid Jacobson, Ph.D. was one of the early Certified Trainers by the Society of NLP. He has worked as a researcher, trainer, and consultant to professionals, hospitals, schools, clinics, businesses, and professional athletes in over 20 countries. He is a past Director of the Neuro-Linguistics Forum in ATD.

Sid is the author of five books and the co-author of another, as well as many papers & articles on NLP. He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology as well as a Masters in Social Work and is considered an expert in the application of NLP to education and training, psychotherapy and communication skills. He currently consults and trains all over the world, including having worked for some of the largest multi-national corporations in the world, including Singapore Airlines, Western Digital, Shell, Conoco-Philips, Maersk Sealand, Intel, SAP and more.

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