Hard disk crashes, training, and stay atop of catastrophes

Last week was packed.

I had my NLP Practitioner Training for two days, and the next two days were planned for corporate communications training.

I always arrive early in the morning in my place to settle “things”. So I did. And I was wondering, why my external hard disk didn’t show all the material it was suppose to show, but just one file, and that one, very reluctantly.

The fact is, it had crashed – another one bites the dust. After all our time together (which wasn’t long), it had given up on me. We had been travelling quite a bit, to Penang, and, most recently, to Italy.

A friend was able to check the files for me and recover most of it. Well, only 10 GB out of 60 GB. A huge loss and a total chaos.

The sad part is that I had really organised the disk totally. It was a smooth ride through the folders. Now, I have to start again. It will take me many hours, since there are over 4,000 files.

I am glad I got back plenty of pictures, and I am curious to know, what is left behind in the recovered folders and what not.

I was lucky!

Heck, if I had been unlucky, I would have to do a lot of work throughout the night before the training. There were modules that I had never taught before, beautiful and impactful ones.

The main part was that I had to stay in uptime, and be energetic enought to convey the learning to my new NLP Practitioner batch. They were very much with me in it, and we actually used the experience to build it into the training.

That was important. Because, hey, it is easy to carry all the negative stuff in your head through the day, but it was important for me to be at my best for my practitioners. Because, they deserve nothing less than the best and then some more.

If you want to know how to cope with catastrophes, the small and the big ones, contact us now for our classes, because you get the real thing with Asia Mind Dynamics 🙂


Andreas is the founder of Asia Mind Dynamics and a certified trainer of internationally recognised certification programmes:

  • Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) with the American Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP),
  • NLP Coach Training with the Coaching Division of ABNLP,
  • The Words That Change Minds -Language and Behaviour Profile of which he also is one of 17 Global Master Trainers
  • Creating Your Future Coaching™ Techniques at the Masters Level with the International Timeline Therapy Association
  • Hypnosis with the American Board of Hypnotherapy (ABH)
  • Master Trainer with the International Association of Counsellors and Therapists (IACT).

We also train companies to achieve higher performance especially through our signature programmes on Leadership, Sales and Advanced Communications.

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