Master Practitioner Trainers
Jan Prince has been a coach and presenter since 1984. She is a master certified Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner who has taught communication skills and conflict management for international firms such as Nokia, Ericsson Telecom, the Helsinki Summer University, and Kaiser Permanente. She has had a private psychotherapy practice in Denver for 30 years. Ms. Prince has taught Practitioner and Master Track trainings for NLP Comprehensive since 2001. She has written numerous articles and co-authored the book, From the Inside Out: Building a Healthy Identity, a workbook on using NLP for therapists and coaches published in English, German and Finnish. Jan is known for her ability to establish rapport with persons from all walks of life and different cultures with her warmth and humor.
Charles Faulkner is an international expert on modeling the knowledge and performance of exceptional individuals, teams and organizations. He does this by making practical applications of the latest research in cognitive neuroscience and linguistics. He works with leaders from the Silicon Valley to the City of London, with Fortune 50 executives and with privately held wealth. He is featured in numerous financial publications for his work with traders, fund managers and other the high-risk decision-makers. A Principal in Influential Communications, Inc., Chicago, his passion these days is showing how our everyday language shapes what we think, and the decisions we make, and what we can do about it.
Lara Ewing was an original member of NLP co-founder John Grinder’s first training team and has taught at major NLP institutes on five continents. She started teaching for NLP Comprehensive in the early 80s, and co-developed the NLP Negotiation Model and the NLP Comprehensive Trainer Training program. She co-authored The Art of Communication with Claire Raines and has been regarded as an international expert in human performance and communications for over thirty years. As a specialist in cross-cultural training, customer service, presentation skills, and executive coaching, Lara consults with major companies around the world. Her corporate clients include organizations such as American Express, ARC International, The Body Shop, Citicorp, and Hewlett Packard, Intel, and Merck.
Barbara (Babs) Kirmis speaks several languages, and for 12 years worked with an international industrial company before she started and ran her own language institute in Germany. As an NLP trainer she has worked in the U.S. and Germany as a coach, lecturer and practitioner since 2008. Ms. Kirmis is trained in sports, communication and music and loves to combine all of them in her teaching. She conducts journeys, walks and bicycle tours with groups, utilizing NLP and movement.