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CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
 





Dr. George Bien
Chairman of the Board
HardKnocksCollege.

World's First Recipient of the National Guild of Hynotists
President's Award
International Hypnosis Hall of Fame Inductee

Many ordinary people often curse problems they encounter. Successful people view these same problems as stepping stones to opportunities. There is one place in the world without any problem - the graveyard. Coffins are built for comfort. The only time that things are totally comfortable is when little progress is being made. That is why it is called a “comfort zone.”

Few people venture into a territory filled with problems. Yet it is the fools who rush into a venue without problems, and what they get are breadcrumbs. Many fishermen embrace the security of calm waters. Yet it is in the rough sea, where few will venture, where fish are plentiful.

Randall R. McBride, Jr. said, “Success will not lower its standard to us. We must raise our standard to success.” Yet, many people spend their lives in their comfort zones, beneath a self-created, low ceiling of possibility. This is the greatest obstacle to achievement. Winston Churchill said, “Kites rise highest against the wind.” But common people gripe at obstacles and problems. They complain about the noise of opportunity knocking on their doors. Successful people listen to the knock, open the door, and welcome opportunities.

The mediocre trainer informs; the excellent trainer clarifies; the exceptional trainer validates; and the outstanding trainer inspires. At HardKnocksCollege.com we pride ourselves on inspiring our students. We help you face problems head-on. We not only teach you how to fish, we also bring you to where the fish are and inspire you to go beyond the ordinary.

Learning takes place in every moment of our lives, and in any moment we are either moving towards our goals or away from them. The Bible says, “The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul.” You were born to achieve and prosper, not to fail. If another person can accomplish something, you can do it too. You have all the resources to begin a new phase in life. If you don’t take charge of your life, someone else will.

Welcome and journey along the time-tested corridors of HardKnocksCollege.com

 










George Bien

Speaker. Trainer. Musician

Dr George Bien is one of America’s leading experts on subconscious reprogramming. A recipient of every conceivable award in the profession of hypnotherapy, Dr Bien is the world’s first recipient of National Guild of Hypnotists President Award and the eminent Charles Trebbetts Award. Dr Bien also received the world’s first National Guild of Hypnotists Dr Rexford L. North Memorial Trophy for redefining classical hypnosis. This trophy is widely respected as the Oscar of Hypnosis.

Dr Bien also received the 1989 Behavioralist Sealah Award from International Hall of Fame, 1992 IAHRE Presenter Award, 1996 President’s Award from IACT (International Association of Counselors and Therapists) and 1991 and is the only person in the world to be twice honored with the IACT Educator of the Year Award (1999 and 2007). He is also the recipient of the 2013 IACT Distinguished Service Award. In 1989, he was inducted into the International Hypnosis Hall of Fame.

Dr Bien is a certified NLP Master trainer and a Fellow in Clinical Hypnotherapy. He is the former principal trainer for some of the most of the prestigious hypnotherapy organizations - National Guild of Hypnotists, American Board of Hypnotherapy. He is presently the principal trainer for the International Association of Counselors and Therapists (IACT). Dr. Bien created and teaches the IACT Certified Master Trainer Program, and serves on the Advisory Board of IACT. His other credits include serving on the faculty of Five Towns College, York College of the City University of New York, and the Swedish Institute. In Singapore, Dr Bien is the chairman of HardKnocksCollege.com.

Many of New York’s leading hypnotherapists were trained by Dr Bien. In addition, he has taught hundreds of teachers all over the world. Many of his students are listed in the “Who’s Who” in hypnotherapy. Some have advanced to become hypnosis celebrities, setting new standards for Interactive Hypnotherapy. Dr. Bien’s methods have been adopted by hypnotherapists and instructors worldwide. It is no wonder then that many in this field refer to him as the Hypnosis Trainer of Trainers!

Dr Bien’s face has graced the covers of many major hypnosis magazines while his name has been quoted frequently in books. Many have labelled him America’s Top Mind Coach.

Apart from his distinction in hypnosis education, Dr Bien is also a world-class guitarist cum composer. In the sporting arena, Dr Bien is a certified scuba driver and holds a Black Belt in Karate.

Dr George Bien is available for keynote speeches, in-house training and public seminars. For more information on George Bien, please visit www.GeorgeBien.com



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