The audience members feel as though they just uncovered the deep-rooted secret about what’s holding them back from the life they “deserve.”Finally, she presented a solution.She explained that she’ll share what she can now, and if you want to learn more about the secrets to success, she has follow-up workshops, books, and courses you can buy.When I worked as a professional speaker, I often found myself coaching individuals, motivating large crowds, and speaking about the limitless potential resting within each human.Today, my feelings about personal development are conflicted. But most of the time it’s little more than glorified entertainment, sugar highs, and empty promises.In addition to hinging on a trick question (which creates a false reality in the audience’s mind), she also implies that the follow-up services will speed up success. Once you’ve learned the basics, it’s up to you to do the hard work. During the event he gets the audience pumped up and teaches them to focus on themselves and their authentic desires.
Despite everything I’ve written, I still believe in personal development.
I actually think Robbins is well intentioned and gifted in many regards.
I also think he’s completely failed to understand the limits of his gifts.
In fact, she realized that for most of her life, she hated herself.
In that moment, she felt clarity and relief for the first time.
We want these things to be possible, so we surrender to their glaring illusion.