About Shawn Schweier

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

How I Used Transactional Analysis to Catch an Airplane

The other day I missed the booking for my flight and I was told abruptly that I was out of luck. It wasn’t my fault. Actually, it was. I had plenty of time and was just checking my email in the airport terminal before I went to go get my ticket, but now the threat [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:25:12+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How I Used Transactional Analysis to Catch an Airplane

How to Quit Drifting in Your Life

Have you ever felt like you were going nowhere in your life? Sometimes we go through our lives and it feels like a year, 5 years, or even more time has passed without anything really happening. Then we look back and ask ourselves, where did my life go? In life, people tend to get complacent. [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:23:52+00:00 January 7th, 2017|Categories: Coaching|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Quit Drifting in Your Life

SMART Goals for 2017

There is a ton of talk about goals for the new year, have you set your new year’s resolutions yet? Some people have goals that never get achieved. Every year they come back to the new year with the hope that things will be different or that they will live the life they really want [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:20:00+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on SMART Goals for 2017

How to Never Argue with Others Again

Have you ever had another person who you always argue with? Maybe there is one person who you just can’t come to agreement with, but I am here to tell you that there is a better way. I'm about to show you how to never argue with others again. The other someone asked me how he [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:18:45+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Never Argue with Others Again

The Surprising Decision That Opened up my Life

There I was facing the decision that would totally change my life. Totally unaware of just how much this choice would affect me and my future, I decided to make the jump. This decision had been a long time coming. Before, I was living in Denver in a job that I was particularly tired of. [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:17:12+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Categories: Shawn's Story|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Surprising Decision That Opened up my Life

Doing Something with Your Life is the Hard Part

Recently, the vast majority of time and energy of most people has been spent wasted. I have seen posts on social media of fear, worry, and propaganda of all such things that may or may not have happened. It is easy to perpetuate these thoughts and ideas. While there may be some concern in the [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:15:17+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Categories: Coaching|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Doing Something with Your Life is the Hard Part

Your Success or Failure is Dependent Only on You

People are freaking out. An election just happened and it didn’t go the way that a large many wanted it to. For some reason, now they are speaking up and making their voices heard, but they are also spreading a fear and delusion that this one event and this one person is going to mean [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:13:53+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Coaching|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Your Success or Failure is Dependent Only on You

How Easy is it to Travel?

There I was carrying my luggage in the middle of a busy street in Bali, Indonesia. I had just declined the place I was going to stay for the next month and I didn’t know where I was going to go next. The place was on a two-story floor overlooking the busiest part of the [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:12:04+00:00 November 6th, 2016|Categories: Coaching|Tags: |Comments Off on How Easy is it to Travel?

What is Inspirational Change?

It may come as a shock to a great number of people, but I can’t change anyone. And neither can you. Some people think that someone has all the answers for their problems or that a certain person can fix them. They believe that this person can change them and that will be different simply [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:10:07+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Categories: Coaching|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What is Inspirational Change?

The Power of Perspective

New points of view can mean the world to your change and growth. Recently I have been doing some traveling and it has never been more clear to me just how valuable dissenting opinions and differences can be. Most people move away from anyone that is different from them. They avoid challenges to their current [...]

By | 2018-01-27T14:10:58+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Categories: NLP for Life|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Power of Perspective