What we're about


Are you interested in Personal Development? We are; the two of us have been exploring the most exciting and effective techniques for years, and we love sharing what we've learned with you!

We don't just teach our favorite techniques, but we offer our programs in an environment that provides a sense of fun, excitement, encouragement and possibility!

Do you want to be ahigh performer? Or morefun, smarter,or even justkind ofawesome?
Come hang out with us, as we share our favorite methods to attract more of what you want, see life in fresh new ways, get better results, and become more of the person you've always longed to be!

We offer workshops, discussion groups and training programs where you can explore the latest findings in neuro-biology (brain science), positive psychology, neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), mindfulness, interpersonal communications and more. We want to help you get more from life of whatever matters most to you.

"Knowledge is only rumor until it is in the muscle" - New Guinea Proverb

Purpose of the Group:

Research from neuro-science and cognitive behavioral therapy demonstrate that personal growth and positive behavioral change are achieved through:

• Learning (and doing) what works,

• Consistently practicing your new skills, and

• Working in a supportive, encouraging environment.

That's what we do! Our programs are experiential and focus on PRACTICING THE SKILLS WE TEACH. Plus, we love to have fun. Join us not just to learn new ideas, but to master skills that let you succeed.

We offer ideas and more - we add discussion and exercises that help you master the skills that get you what you want, all in an environment of encouragement, excitement, fun and possibility.

We'll help you become a Jedi of Personal Effectiveness!

This is a great group for you if you are SMART, FUN, and PASSIONATE about:

• Identifying and connecting with your deepest, innate purpose

• Becoming more socially/emotionally intelligent

• Being skillful and effective in interpersonal relationships

• Taking responsibility for your own growth

• Helping and supporting others

• Communicating is ways that excite the people you want to connect wiht

“I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. …Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.”

• ―Martha Graham

Tony Thayer is a certified Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP (http://www.meetup.com/GROW-Personal-Development-for-Smart-Fun-People-SF-Bay/about/)) and holds additional certifications in Mediation, Language and Behavior (LAB) and Non-Violent Communication. He works as a Sustainable Happiness Coach. He is a former business executive who has helped 100s of executives balance their priorities to make (and commit to) major decisions in business and logistics.

Xavier Lee is certified as Master Trainer in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP (http://www.meetup.com/GROW-Personal-Development-for-Smart-Fun-People-SF-Bay/about/)) with additional certifications in Limbic Coaching™, Language and Behavior (LAB), Integral Coaching, hypnosis, and energy psychology (EFT). He is an international business (http://www.meetup.com/GROW-Personal-Development-for-Smart-Fun-People-SF-Bay/about/) coach/trainer and executive coach who has worked with global Fortune 500 companies. He holds an MBA (http://www.meetup.com/GROW-Personal-Development-for-Smart-Fun-People-SF-Bay/about/) from Cornell University where he was a Park Leadership Fellow.

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