THE NLP MANILA TEAM
Emmanuel F. Silan, PhD
Noel (the short version of his name) took his 1st NLP Master Practitioner certification course under Mr. Barney Wee, founder of Mindtransformation, Ltd. based in Singapore. Noel then completed another NLP Master Practitioner certification course under Mr. James Williams Andrews of NLP Marin. Noel is a certified NLP Instructor having undergone two and a half years of tutelage from James Andrews of NLP Marin (California).
Noel’s field of expertise range from being a Human Behavior and Communications and “Soft-skills” specialist, an NLP Instructor, a Life Coach, an Organization Development Practitioner, a highly-skilled Leadership Program Developer, Leadership Training-Seminar and Teambuilding Facilitator, an HR practitioner, a Passionate Educator, a Research Instructor, an Academic Administrator, and a Counselor.
He also consults, specializes, and delivers training programs in the following areas: NLP-Based Training Programs; Behavioral Management; Coaching and Mentoring; Facilitating Workshops focusing on Positive Organization Mindsets; Appreciative Inquiry; Personal Transformation and Leadership; Teaching-Learning Theories; Instructional Development and Technology; and Action Research.
Noel has a keen interest on Leadership, Theories of Personality, Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology, and Human Behavior and Communications Technology. He also engages in Organization Development Consultancy.
He finished his dissertation on Leadership as a major requirement for a doctorate degree on Organization Development (OD) at Southeast Asia Interdisciplinary Development Institute – School of OD. He is currently pursuing an MA in Counseling Psychology at Ateneo De Manila University.
Noel is an outdoors enthusiast and has been involved in Personal Survival Skills Instructional Program and in Emergency Response Tactics geared for the civilians.
He also joins several Ultra-marathon races per year – for fun!
JAMES “Jim” ANDREWS
Jim is a certified NLP Instructor and Master Practitioner received from NLP Marin. He has studied NLP since 1993 and has also done training with Jonathan Rice and David Gordon. He has also been trained in family constellation work as developed by Bert Hellinger. He is also level 2 certified practitioner of Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique taught by Dolores Cannon.
Jim is highly intelligent, extremely curious, and also very understanding and accepting of others. It is important for him to assist others in the discovery of their own happiness and unique way of being.
Jim had a career in the high-tech business alongside the growth of Silicone Valley from its infancy. He started as a software developer and owned his own custom software development company. While providing business solutions to his clients, Jim realized that his real love was to help both business leaders and managers and their people in the context of personal and professional growth. Consequently, these actions helped enable software development teams to build their solutions programs more efficiently and with better quality.
GIL CACHA, PhD
Gil is a multi-talented, life-long learner earning an enviable mix of specializations from different fields. He is a Certified Public Accountant and ranked 11th place among the board examinees during his time. Then Gil finished his Master’s Degree in Managementfrom Asian Institute of Management (AIM) as a Dean’s Lister and a scholar of Asian Development Bank.
Not satisfied with his academic credentials, Gil’s thirst for learning new things brought him a certification as a Lean Master from Neville –Clarke, Philippines. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt from Ateneo de Manila University’s Center for Continuing Education. He added to this a Diploma Course on Supply Chain Management from De La Salle Professional School. Soon after, he completed his PhD in Organization Development from Southeast Asia Interdisciplinary Development Institute – Graduate School of OD.
Gil's most recent corporate engagement was as a Corporate Services Head for Allegis Global Solutions (Philippines) Corporation. Prior to this engagement, Gil was part of Accenture’s Management group where he provided his specialized skills in financial and operational management. Presently, Gil continuous to provide these skills – and more – in various national and international corporations as a freelance consultant.