Conventional executive coaching helps people discover what to do and how to do it. That’s clearly important. But what if you know what to do and how to do it … but are sabotaged by your own internal barriers?
For example, what if you know that yelling at people is ineffective, but you believe the way to be in control is to have others do exactly what I want them to do? What behavior would that belief lead to?
What if you know that your company wants you to be innovative and take some reasonable chances (and you have the ability to be innovative), but you have the beliefs: Mistakes and failure are bad and If I make a mistake or fail I’ll be rejected? What behavior would that belief lead to?
So rather than teach you how to exhibit new desirable behaviors, we help you eliminate the cause of your undesirable behaviors and your barriers to desirable behavior.
Just like Apple introduced products no one even knew they wanted until they got them, so, too, the Lefkoe Institute offers dramatic results that often are not requested because people don’t know their behavior and feelings are caused primarily by beliefs that can be easily unlearned, leading to swift and profound behavioral and emotional change.
(See two of Morty Lefkoe’s blog posts for a further explanation of this point: “How To Change Human Nature” and “What you Don’t Know You Don’t Know”)
Our three ways to produce lasting change
Human behavior and emotional reactions are caused by three separate phenomena: