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EGN Facilitator now

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Happily attended my first Chair Forum today, meeting the facilitator colleagues at EGN, Executives Global Network. This new part-time work is going to be so fun!

Executives’ Global Network (EGN) offers professional networking in carefully matched groups.

As facilitator I ensure the best conditions for powerful and generous knowledge sharing and reflection.

In Sweden, EGN is the leading competence network with nearly 2 000 members from 25 executive functions in 110 groups. EGN is represented in 14 countries, has over 14 000 members from 6 200 companies in approx 750 confidential network groups. EGN is the second biggest Executive Network worldwide.

 

Fun working with Orangino Work internationally

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It is so fun and rewarding to work with the tool Orangino Work. Of course it is always better to have all people in the same room when working with group development. However, there are teams that simply are distributed over the world.

I have now run several workshops using the  Orangino Work tool online with parties on several locations, achieving excellent results, so I think I have earned the certification mark as External Methodology Coach.

One manager said:
“Orangino Work is a prepared package!
Light weight preparation for leader/facilitator,
with a tremendous value on the resulting output!”

Tapping invades Swedish culture – soon everyone will have heard about it

I am so happy to see that EFT and other variants of Tapping have entered Swedish culture! Fun-Fun!

 

Television:

In the first episode of the childrens movie, Pepparkornen, the young heroine, taps with her grandma, as they have just discussed the stress of moving and changing schools. Their tapping is interrupted by her ignorant father. But still: tapping was displayed in a natural setting. Just as natural as it often happens in my own home when someone is distressed or in pain…

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Irene Ödmark-Hall was interviewed for Fråga Doktorn at SVT, a well known health program on the Swedish national television. Irene and EFT comes at 6:40 into the programm.

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Several EFT books have recently been published in Swedish or by Swedish authors:

Even ourkindlefire_600x1024 (2) own Green Smoothies – Wellness and Weight Loss Recipes (e-book on Amazon) includes a small chapter on addressing the emotional side of eating with EFT tapping.

 

 

 

 

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EFT Tapping has been present in Swedish magazines before, e.g.:

  • TARA nr 5 2014 (bl.a. om Meggan, som knackade bort sin flygrädsla.)
  • Free (Nick Ortner and the new book: Knacka dig fri med EFT)
  • Amelia (På 1 session blev journalisten av med sötsuget.)
  • Inspire (Varför är metoden så snabb?)
  • ToppHälsa (Sötsuget försvann på 3 gånger.)
  • Hälsa (KnackPunkten (fd LivsFröjd) är en del av lösningen.)

In my vision of the future, it is just as common to tap as to take an aspirin or to take a nap or drink.

YES! TFT (the predecessor of EFT) registered by SAMHSA as evidence based practise in NREPP

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TFT (Thought Field Therapy), a predecessor of EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique, i.e. Tapping) has now been registered by SAMHSA, a government agency in the United States in their so called NREPP database as an evidence based effective treatment. 

EFT which I and many with me, offer as a form of coaching and/or therapy is already submitted and is probably also going to recorded during 2016 as well! YES!

I just wonder when the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) is going to realize what´s going on…?

SAMHSA states that TFT is as an effective treatment according to NREPP standards for:

  • Trauma (PTSD) and Stressor-Related Disorders and Symptoms
  • Self-Regulation
  • Personal Resilience/Self-Concept

Other symptoms for which TFT also looked promising were:

  • Phobia, Panic, and Generalized Anxiety Disorders and Symptoms
  • Depression & Depressive Symptoms
  • General Functioning & Well-Being
  • as well as some other disorders and symptoms

Read more here: https://acepblog.org/2016/02/05/touchdown-energy-psychology-tft-now-listed-in-national-registry-of-evidence-based-programs-practices/

or on SAMHSAs own page: http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/ProgramProfile.aspx?id=60#hide4

 

 

 

Awesome new Reiss Motivation Training in Sweden!

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What a great new Reiss Motivation Profile training that RMP-Nordic, Mikael Leinsköld and RMPs Sweden responsible: Pia-Maria Thorén, Green Bullet, arranged last week! The internationally renowned RMP masters Daniele Gianella and Päivi Mayor facilitated the training this time around. Thank you very much, I am very much looking forward to getting more Swedish colleagues in this field!

More RMP trainings will be made available by Green Bullet throughout the year. And team development training workshops with RMP based exercises.

Did you know that Reiss Motivation Profile is now taught each year by Päivi Mayor at Masters level at the International Business School TAMK, Tampere University of Applied Sciences.

And did you also know that Leapfrog, certifying ICF coaches in Sweden, has Steven Reiss book Who am I? among the books on the reading list…?

Stay tuned, you will hear more about RMP in Sweden for sure, as it is gaining ground.

 

 

Fun to facilitate a new partner interaction with BDIM

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Last week I and Tomas Zarnoczy, co-founder of Change of Lane (one of my partners) presented Business Driven Interaction Management 3.0 (BDIM) to business developers at Cybercom (my other partner). As Business Driven Interaction Management is now on its 3rd generation, while I certified on the previous BDIM, it was really cool to do the presentation with Tomas, being the inventor and one of the key senior consultants on the method. I really enjoy connecting people and organizations that may benefit from cooperation with each other, now or later. Just because…

What I love with Business Driven Interaction Management is the flexibility to work in all parts of the change flow, with a core of structured interview support made of pair consultants. It makes it easy for the target companies to set off reasonable time and still get very credible and actionable results, quickly.

Next step is to demo BizImprover, which functions very well with BDIM above. This we will demo to them next month. BizImprover is a method and a tool which helps companies to efficiently analyze the business, find waste, present it in a way that higher management understand and like. (Read: in the income statement and balance sheet terms.) And BizImprover also support the actual change with a communication and follow up tool, that makes it literally impossible to hide dark spots and instead emphasizes a transparent flow towards positive and remarkable change.

YES, this is going to be really fun!

#BusinessDrivenInteractionManagement, #BDIM,  #BizImprover, #ChangeofLane, #Cybercom, #changemanagement

 

New EFT book in Swedish!

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Thank you, Susanne Nilsjö, my tapping colleague, for contributing to the Swedish EFT literature with:

Nya EFT-Boken : Genvägen till ett friskare gladare och roligare liv!

From the Swedish description of the book:  “Stressar du upp dig över småsaker? Oroar du dig för mycket? Är du lite sur och grinig ibland? Har du någon gång önskat att det fanns någon superenkel, supereffektiv metod som kunde göra ditt liv lite lättare och roligare? Grattis! Du har precis hittat den! Här är din snabbguide till EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), en av de enklaste och mest effektiva självhjälpsmetoder som finns. Allt som behövs för att komma igång är ett par fingrar att “knacka” med, sedan är det bara att följa de tydliga bilderna och instruktionerna i boken. Kan det bli mycket enklare? ”

This is not Susannes first EFT book about Tapping, the previous one was:
EFT – nyckeln till verklig frihet

From the Swedish description of the book: “* Är du trött på att vara rädd? * Begränsas ditt liv av fobier? * Vill du ha bättre relationer? * Vill du ta ansvar för ditt välmående? EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) är en unik självhjälpsmetod där man knackar på utvalda akupunktur-punkter för att ta bort störningar och blockeringar som kan uppstå i kroppens energisystem. Miljontals människor använder EFT dagligen för att knacka bort besvär som: Fobier-Smärta-Migrän-Rädslor-Oro-Beroenden Sorg-Ilska-Panikångest-Stress-Sömnsvårigheter Detta är en enkel kom-igång-guide där du steg för steg lär dig grunderna i EFT med hjälp av tydliga bilder och instruktioner.Här finns också flera exempel på vardagliga situationer där du kan ha nytta av EFT. “

How to improve communication climate? Collaboration?

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WELCOME TO OUR SWEDISH MEETUP – Feb 16th

Are you a leader wrestling with issues like:

  • How to improve communication climate?
  • How to improve collaboration?
  • How to secure progress towards high-performance teams?

Come join our Meetup February the 16th, organized by my partner Orangino and Agile People and learn about the dialogoue method Orangino Work! The venue is hosted by Cybercom centrally placed in Stockholm on Sveavägen.

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Orangino Work can help you with these challenges! It is a dialogue method in a game format comprising various exercises and a very flexible toolbox to improve teamwork and increase engagement. The dialogues make the team more dynamic and develop the success behaviours and thereby contributes to even better results.

We use to say that Orangino Work speeds up the groups way towards a high performing team. As one of our participants said after playing Orangino Work:

  • “Prepared package! Light weight preparation for the leader/facilitator, with a tremendous value on the resulting output!”

orangino work boxA recent study at the University of Lund, demonstrates its effects. The Orangino tool has revitalized many organizations, increased job satisfaction and improved performance.

You will at this meetup get an opportunity to try the Orangino Work tool and team dialogue method, and learn about the benefits for other organizations from the horse´s mouth.

  • Ulla Osterman founder of Orangino AB, willl guide you to understand how you can benefit from Orangino Work in your own organization.
  • Sara Bern, Agile coach at Cybercom, will tell about how it is presently used at Cybercom to support the development of Agile Development to High Performance autonomous teams.

You may of course bring some colleagues!

Sign up: Agile People manages the applications via Meetup, click here.
Price: FREE of charge, thanks to the generous hosting by Cybercom.
When: Tuesday, Februari 16:th,  2016
Where: Cybercom, Sveavägen 20, Stockholm (Subway: T-Centralen)
Agenda:

  • 17.30 – 18:00 Something light to eat. (Think wraps, or similar)
  • 18.00 – 18.30  Introduction Cybercom and Orangino Work
  • 18.30 – 19.30  We will try the tool together in a fun and insppiring way.
  • 19.30 – 20.00  How is Orangino Work used today in agile environments and how can it benefit your work with team development?

Welcome!

Orangino, Agile People and Cybercom in collaboration
Ulla Osterman, Pia-Maria Thorén, Kit Gullbrandson och Sara Bern

Need to improve the feedback climate? Try Orangino Work!

We find Orangino Work being a very good group development method and tool.

Are you as a leader wrestling with such questions as:
How do we improve the interaction and acheive a more open communication climate in the team?
How we get teams to become more self-organizing and performing?

Orangino Work can help you with this! It is a dialogue method in a game format comprising various exercises and a very flexible toolbox to improve teamwork and increase engagement. The dialogues make the team more dynamic and develop the success behaviours and thereby contributes to even better results.

We use to say that Orangino Work speeds up the groups way towards a high performing team. As one of our participants said after playing Orangino Work:

  • “Prepared package! Light weight preparation for leader/facilitator, with a tremendous value on the resulting output!”

orangino work boxA recent study at the University of Lund, demonstrates its effects. The Orangino tool has revitalized many organizations, increased job satisfaction and improved performance.

We offer:

  • Facilitated team dialogue workshops 
  • Certification programs (via Cybercom or Orangino AB)

The super efficient 1%-er and other handy tools in my podcasts…

Long time no see, dear blog reader!

Even though it was some time since I posted here, the  Golden Opportunity podcasts have continued to come out regularly.

The December podcasts are found by clicking here, or go to the podcast site:

And the not before mentioned November podcasts are listed here below: