About Shawn Schweier

The founder of Alter Shift, thought leader on business and trainer of NLP.

Define Very Clearly What You Want

A problem that troubles the vast majority of people is not being able to define what they want. Probably the biggest mistake that people make with their lives, communication, or any other aspect of their daily existence is an inability to point to specifically what they want. Sure these people have goal setting sessions and [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:44:52+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , |0 Comments

People Are Always Making the Best Choices They Can

This knowledge can and will change how you view life. People are always making the best choice that they can with the available of resources they currently have. This is an old NLP Presupposition, but it has a far reaching impact of how you can look at life. Every decision you have ever made, you [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:42:07+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What is Fear?

One of the most common emotions people want to get away from is fear. However, as we saw before, fear is just an emotion, and all of our emotions are intended for our own best interest. This fear is actually a good thing. Whether you are fearful of not having enough money, of how people [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:33:25+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , |0 Comments

Pacing and Leading

This is one of the most most important topics in NLP. Pacing and leading is the power to gain rapport with someone and then lead them somewhere new. It can mean the success or failure of your relationship, how fluid your business associations will be, and even how well you connect with your family. Having [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:32:11+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments


A simple concept in NLP has even more profound implications that some don’t touch on. Anchoring is a term that was coined in Neuro-linguistic Programming years ago. Some psychologists refer to the concept as association, but more than anything it is a concept that can be used to your tremendously positive benefit, or as many [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:30:26+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments


People tend to make a simple concept rather complicated and today people seem to come to confusion when discussing what rapport is. “Is it the same body language?” “Is it saying the same things?” “Isn’t it just liking someone?” It is all of those things, but it is even simpler than that. Rapport is sameness. [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:29:20+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments

She is the Ocean and He the Ship

“Like a ship cutting through a vast ocean, the masculine decides on a course and navigates the direction: the feminine energy itself is undirected but immense, like the wind and deep currents of the ocean, ever-changing, beautiful, destructive, and the source of life.” -David Deida Lately, I have been getting a lot of questions about [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:26:17+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Categories: Coaching|Tags: , |0 Comments