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How to Handle When Someone Turns ANGRY! (Emotional Aikido Part 1)

Posted on June 24th, 2020 by Tremaine

http://playforreal.life – Did you know that when people are triggered, the prefrontal cortex in the brain shuts down? When we go into fight, flight or freeze mode, the amygdala or ‘hindbrain’ assumes control, which means we’re not in control at all. If you’re a fan of The Lord of the Rings, you know what I mean.

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Breaking Out of Your Own Patterns (Emotional Aikido Part 2)

Posted on June 24th, 2020 by Tremaine

When’s the last time you consciously noticed a pattern of behavior and made the choice to react differently? I believe that recognizing our patterns and intentionally choosing to be better is the whole personal development game. In this clip from my ‘Hour with David Wood’ live Zoom call, I share with my guest about Emotional Aikido.

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Get Real and Go Deeper With This Simple App

Posted on May 30th, 2020 by Tremaine

I once went to a dinner party I didn’t want to go to and in five minutes found myself in tears and feeling so connected to someone he could be my brother. How? That’s the power of the right question. All too often we gather and only ask superficial questions of those around us, cutting us off from the wealth and richness to be found in hearing the other person’s experience – and sharing our own.

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How to Truly Connect With Other Humans (a simple game)

Posted on May 30th, 2020 by Tremaine

Are you struggling to feel connected to people right now? Josh Cantwell of the Accelerated Investor podcast and I talked about how COVID19 and social distancing is impacting our lives, both personally and in business. We talked about true connection and why we as humans struggle to find it with one another, not just now, but generally. We also share:

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Connecting Deeper over Zoom

Posted on May 30th, 2020 by Tremaine

One of the hardest aspects of the current social distancing rules has to be the struggle to connect with those we’re close to. Not being able to spend time with ailing loved ones, feeling disconnected from family and friends, and losing impact with your team members is taking its toll. In this clip from my second interview on the Accelerated Investor podcast, I share with host Josh Cantwell:

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Love is Just Good Business

Posted on May 30th, 2020 by Tremaine

Josh Cantwell of Accelerated Investor tells how his mentor was able to maintain his position as the top advisor at the company they worked for by seemingly NOT talking about business! This could change the way you view your client interactions from now on.

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Emotional Aikido

Posted on May 30th, 2020 by Tremaine

When someone is “coming at you” with a lot of charge, for example they are angry and yelling, your system may go into fight, flight, or freeze. If you can notice what’s happening, here’s a simple process you can follow that may well defuse the situation.

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Address the Mouse in the Room

Posted on May 28th, 2020 by Tremaine

I talked with Stephan Spencer of the Get Optimized podcast about the way we handle awkwardness in conversation and our fears about the way people will perceive us if they know our flaws. Often times we’re tempted to ignore the elephant in the room, the big things that might be awkward to deal with. We talk about doing the opposite of that, as well as:

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S02E04: How to Make Anything Happen with Steve Sims

Posted on May 21st, 2020 by Tremaine

Do you know anyone that’s worked with Sir Elton John or Elon Musk, sent people down to see the wreck of the Titanic on the sea bed or closed museums in Florence for a private dinner party? You do now.

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Shame Audit

Posted on May 21st, 2020 by Tremaine

This clip is very edgy for me. I share more about myself than I think I have in over 123 podcast interviews! Samantha Skelly asks me to share ‘something edgy’ and after the first few minutes, I was on a roll.

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