About Thought Designers

This is how it started, over 40 years ago in high school, I wrote a poem.

“Look to the day when we shall see, mankind living in perfect harmony.
A world united where all belong, there are no weak only strong.
The hunger for power sufficiently fed, tears of sorrow are no longer shed.
The hearts of man together will bind, beating in unison to the rhythms of the mind.”

—- Steve Boyley 1978.

Next, at the School of Hard Knocks and Practical Experience, I spent 20 years learning and testing thought designs to find out what works and what doesn’t. Since then, I’ve spent another 20 years providing private sessions and teaching international seminars.

Each year, hundreds of people from all over the world have come to me for training on Advanced Communication Skills and Hypnotherapy. The training courses were 8 days long and held at my location in Canada. Most students had to fly in, spending about $6000 in all to get my training. They loved it, but I saw problems.

  • Many of the students were only there for personal change and didn’t really need to know about skills to influence others. Those that came to influence others, didn’t focus enough on the personal change they are supposed to influence.
  • I don’t have a replay button, so everyone had to remember what I said. And, if my training was recorded, it wasn’t in a way that let you refresh your memory or improve your understanding by replaying individual topics.
  • There was never a satisfactory identity for people with these skills. Hypnotherapist, Hypnotist, Neurolinguistic Programmer or NLPer. There needed to be a better name for us.
  • The biggest problem was that many people who wanted to have my training, did not have either the time or the money to get it.

I get it. I’ve had that feeling of wanting something and being unable to get what I needed to help me get it. Until now! After years of searching for the right system, it’s finally here! Recent improvements to learning management systems, has made it possible for me to provide you with my training like never before.

  • It’s online, so you can get training from me whenever and wherever you want.
    • This eliminates the huge expense of needing to be in a specific place at a specific time for training.
  • The lesson presentation plays automatically from topic to topic the first time you watch it. You can pause and replay at any time, go back and take all the time you need with any lesson topic.
  • We can make the training even better than before, focus on personal change first because that is the foundation for influencing yourself and others.

I also created a new identity, one i think makes a lot more sense. We are Thought Designers and I invite you to check out my 1 minute manifesto video on the home page.

All the best,
Steve Boyley.


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