Learning Strategies Blog

Category: Effortless Success

Have You Mortgaged Your Brain?

Friday, August 7th, 2015 by Paul Scheele
Is the clutter in your life taking up valuable real estate in your brain? That barely discernible desk covered with piles of paper you’ve ignored week after week, month after month, may be crimping your mind… A guestroom full of unused exercise equipment could be blocking your brain from flexing its powerful muscles… My friend […]

Five Tips on How to Receive Inspiration

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 by Pete Bissonette
Conversation about the Law of Attraction will never end, because everyone can use it powerfully to their benefit. Look at the Law of Attraction as beginning with activation. To activate the Law of Attraction, you go inward to receive inspiration. Going inward gives you clarity about where you are going and how to get there. […]

Acknowledge the great job you’re doing

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 by Pete Bissonette
A sense of closure is so important in appreciating and enjoying who we are, what we are doing, and where we are going.  Please take time to regularly acknowledge the great job you are doing, no matter how small or large the project at hand! Watch this video from our Success Coach Wendy Greer. Pete

Repetitive thoughts can negate possibilities

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 by Pete Bissonette
You must remember you are not your body, thoughts, emotions, or your roles! If these are bringing you joy, that is great, but change is an integral part of life. Letting repetitive or rigid thoughts, emotions, or roles define you negates other possibilities. Is anything keeping you from flowing with changes that are occurring in […]

Beliefs that drive your world

Friday, December 28th, 2012 by Pete Bissonette
Today we’ll look at beliefs that drive your world, and how assumptions repeated over and over become entrenched. They begin to define our “Truth.” Success coach Wendy Greer will explore these beliefs with you in this 15-minute video. She’ll give you seven steps to recognize where you are and tools that can help you move […]

Putting your purpose into action

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 by Pete Bissonette
As you think about your primary goal for next year, keep the seven conditions of a well formed goal in mind.  This will help bring to life your personal mission statement or life purpose from the previous blog post.  Follow coach Wendy Greer’s guidance in this video and you’ll take an altruistic overview, creating an […]

Passion and Purpose

Friday, December 7th, 2012 by Pete Bissonette
What are you passionate about? People tend to do better in life when their work connects with their passions. Do you have a personal mission statement? Most of your goals will then connect with this and you’ll find it easier to live your passions. Coach Wendy Greer gives you guidance in this video on these […]

“Self” Acceptance

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 by Pete Bissonette
Self-acceptance helps you stay off the Slide of Shoulds, opening your life to greater possibilities and unlimited empowerment. Watch what our success coach Wendy Greer has to say.  Pete

Making the World a Better Place

Saturday, October 6th, 2012 by Paul Scheele
Most of us know the value of clearly defining our goals for the success and fulfillment we want to achieve in our careers, relationships, health, and personal growth. Yet there’s another area of goal setting we sometimes overlook—our legacy. Your legacy goal is one that defines the kind of lasting contribution you want to make […]

Vulnerability Propels Success

Thursday, October 4th, 2012 by Paul Scheele
When you meet people who are extremely successful in life, one thing you may not notice is their vulnerability. Yet that trait likely propelled their success. Most people who have achieved the highest level of success not only had a clearly defined vision of what they wanted to create, but they were not afraid to […]

Embody Your Dreams

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 by Paul Scheele
Intention is a powerful force. Fueled by imagination, it brings to life the dreams of champion athletes and best-selling authors alike. Tara Lipinski was just six years old when she decided to be a figure skater while watching the Olympics on TV. When her mother saw Tara standing on a chair and asked what she […]

Creating “Miracles” with the Rule of Five

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 by Pete Bissonette
Applying focused attention to seemingly “impossible” goals or dreams can lead to what some people call “miracles.” It certainly seemed to for Andrea Fisher after a terrible automobile accident left her comatose and without the use of her arms and legs. When Andrea woke from the coma three months later, her husband immediately asked for […]

Instant empowerment

Friday, March 2nd, 2012 by Pete Bissonette
For those times that you can use shot of empowerment, our coach Wendy Greer gives you three simple processes. Pete

An unexpected $33,000!

Monday, September 12th, 2011 by Pete Bissonette
Here are two wonderful notes we just received.  Enjoy! Pete === Dear Mr. Scheele, Thank you for doing the Effortless Success program with Jack Canfield. I would like to give you this portion of my tithe for an unexpected check I got for $33,000+. Sincerely, Meg S. === Dear Paul, Thank you for the wonderful […]

Create power affirmations for self-discipline

Friday, August 12th, 2011 by Paul Scheele
Affirmations are positive tools for transforming intentions into realities. Those used in the Self-Discipline Paraliminal help build greater trust in your natural abilities and emerging skills. To support your dreams, consider writing your own personal affirmations. Identify five of your most important dreams and write an affirmation for each one following these rules from our […]

Rule of Five

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 by Paul Scheele
Apply focused attention daily on what you want to boost your passion and motivation. Jack Canfield refers to this daily focus as the Rule of Five. In Effortless Success he suggests making a list each day of the five action steps that will move you closer to each goal. Be specific in your actions. To […]

How to use The Law of Attraction Paraliminals

Monday, May 16th, 2011 by Pete Bissonette
Have you listened to the three Paraliminal’s in Jack Canfield’s and Paul Scheele’s Effortless Success: Living the Law of Attraction course lately? They work to integrate the three steps of the Law of Attraction: Ask, Believe, and Receive. Last week I listened to Asking, Believing, and Receiving, and I highly recommend that you, too, listen […]

Which courses have Paraliminals?

Thursday, April 7th, 2011 by Pete Bissonette
Paraliminals are part of most of our personal learning courses. They help you resolve common issues and integrate what you learn on a deeper level so that the benefits show up in your daily life. When we create a Paraliminal specifically for a course, we ask over and over, “What can we do to increase […]

Clarify your life purpose

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
With a new year upon us, this is a great time to do this exercise from Jack Canfield’s Effortless Success course to clarify your life’s purpose.  By all means, do this exercise if you are participating in the Super Powers / Super You teleseminar series, which begins Sunday, because the clearer your purpose the more […]

Stand up and be counted

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
If you want to bring full abundance into your life, you need to stand up and be counted. You need to honor yourself, who you are, what you do, and what you want. There is perhaps no better way to do this than by doing the Mirror Exercise from Jack Canfield’s Effortless Success course. Try […]

The story doesn’t define you

Monday, October 18th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
Do what others say put pressure on you? Do things from the past influence your decisions? Is there always an excuse? Watch this coaching video from Effortless Success coach Wendy Greer. Enjoy! Pete

On achieving effortless personal growth

Friday, October 15th, 2010 by Jack Canfield
Personal growth is the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual growth that goes on inside of you. It is all of your skills, talents, and abilities; the wisdom you embody; and the self-confidence, self-esteem, self-control, emotional intelligence, and spiritual insights that you have developed out of your experience of life. Have you staked an ironclad claim to […]

Do you have your bucket list?

Monday, October 4th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
Everyone wants their dreams to come true but obviously you can’t have a dream come true unless you have a dream. That’s where the bucket list comes in. Things you want to accomplish before you kick the bucket. In the Effortless Success course we call it the 101 Dream List. It’s in the course because […]

When you feel overwhelm

Friday, August 20th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
Everyone puts Jack Canfield at the center of their attention, so I grabbed his wife, Inga, at a conference last month. And she offered a tip for when you feel overwhelm or anxious. Enjoy! Pete

Minimum/Target/Outrageous method of goal setting

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
If there has ever been a breakthrough method for goal setting, this is it. MTO – Minimum, Target, Outrageous. We’ve been using that at Learning Strategies for years, and I’d like Raymond Aaron, who developed the system, to tell you how it works. This method has been incorporated into many of our programs including Clear Mind, […]

How to learn best from one of our courses

Friday, May 28th, 2010 by Paul Scheele
You’ll get the most from any of our personal learning courses when you go through it four times. It may seem like a lot, but based on how the human brain works, it is the absolute best and ultimately the easiest way to develop the expertise you want. You’ll be building awareness during the first […]

When you don’t get the results you want

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 by Wendy Greer, Success Coach
Whenever I get a call from a client saying that Effortless Success is not getting them the results they want, one or both of two situations is usually at play.  First of all, they are not connected with their goal.  Academic goals like "I want $100,000 in the bank by the end of the year" […]

Why you should pay attention to Jack Canfield

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
“Why should I put my faith in Effortless Success?” a client asked. I said, “Don’t. Put your faith in yourself. Use any system. Just use it. You’re the key to your success.”  If you look around our website you’ll see that I’ve written thousands of words describing why the course is superb and worthy of […]

Life is a laboratory

Friday, May 21st, 2010 by Paul Scheele
Everyone has a dream. Many of us simply lose sight of it or let it go because of some type of emotional wounding that occurred, often as far back as childhood. The natural tendency is to protect ourselves from getting hurt again, so we deny our dream, afraid to reach out for the people, resources, […]

Are you afraid of repeating past mistakes?

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 by Wendy Greer, Success Coach
So how many people keep telling the same story over, and over, and over, without being able to move on.  It’s as if the story defines who they are.  Similarly, many people get stuck in habitual destructive behaviors that they can’t release.  They hide behind many fears—of the unknown, of upsetting the status quo, of […]

Law of Least Effort

Monday, May 17th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
There’s another law besides the Law of Attraction, and it’s called the Law of Least Effort. The thing that you want to do in life that’s going to bring you the greatest fulfillment and the greatest payoff financially and in terms of impact in the world shouldn’t feel like it’s work. In Effortless Success Jack […]

Visualization and Effortless Success

Friday, May 14th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
Stories and metaphors can create huge shifts in people.  You may have sensed it from Jack Canfield’s Chicken Soup for the Soul books and Paul Scheele’s Paraliminals. They also used quite a few stories in Effortless Success: Living the Law of Attraction to illustrate points and make it easier for you to make the adjustments and […]

From self sabotage to effortless success

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 by Wendy Greer, Success Coach
It’s amazing how many beliefs and assumptions can cause people to sabotage their success in any field you can imagine.  From “My Mom told me I would never amount to anything”—from a 60 year old woman whose mother had been dead for 20 years, “You can’t be prosperous and Godly at the same time”—from a […]

Living the Law of Attraction

Monday, May 10th, 2010 by Pete Bissonette
One spring day towards the end of 2004, Rhonda Byrne discovered a secret – the secret laws and principles of the universe. Almost immediately her life was transformed, as she began to put into practice what she had learned. And in that moment her greatest wish, and mission, was to share this knowledge with the world. The Making […]