Bob Nicoll

Bob Nicoll

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I am so proud to be in the family of Ecademy Press authors now!! The second book in the Remember the Ice series is now available! Click here to get your copy straight from Ecademy Press!
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"Exceptional Care for Your Valued Client raises the bar when it comes to current thinking and ideals regarding customer service. With just one read-through it will shift your paradigms in a way that will proactively position you and your business for success." Ivan Misner, NY Times Bestselling author and Founder of BNI and Referral Institute
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The pictures in the slide show are examples of "(K)notty Word" messages. (The "Remember your Bag" message is a good one.) These are the kind of messages I help re-frame with my Articulation Proofing process. If you remove words like "not, don't, can't, won't, wouldn't, couldn't, shouldn't" from your message and replace them with empowering words like "do, can, will, would, could", you will have an enhanced more empowering message. Give it a go! Check out Articulation Proofing
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Communication is at the core of every personal moment, experience, transaction and interaction. Whether you are engaged in self-talk or presenting to a large audience, your word choices will have a significant impact on the results you achieve; and help you create a culture of confidence. Remember the Ice is an easy to learn, yet comprehensive empowering word choice program that teaches you to enhance your communication skills with family members, friends, clients, co-workers — anyone who is important to you. It helps you stay focused on your task and accomplish your goals because you are conveying your message, and articulating your thoughts in a clear, precise manner. You eliminate confusion and gain confidence in your message and ultimately attract more of what you want.
 Bob Nicoll in Roquefixade in the south of France. Bob Nicoll in the town square, in the center of Mirepoix, FranceBob Nicoll with, on the left Cornelis, Peter behind me and to the right we have Hans and Hans during my visit to Holland
Welcome to my profile and thank you for taking a moment to learn a little bit about my interests. For seven weeks, from May to mid June 2009, I experienced an extraordinary European trip where I had the opportunity to share the story of Remember the Ice and Other Paradigm Shifts. The picture top left is me in Roquefixade in the south of France with the Pyrenees in the background. In the center photo, I am in the town square, in the center of Mirepoix, France. I was hosted by Christophe Poizat, CEO of the International Network of Social Entrepreneurs (INSE) and had a great time. I was pinching myself . . . to see if this incredible trip was really happening to me. Indeed it was. Wonderful memories are captured in this picture of me with on the left Cornelis, Peter behind me and to the right we have got Hans and Hans during my visit to Holland on my European trip.

Remember the Ice and Other Paradigm Shifts

Here is the Story about Remember the Ice..... don't forget the ice imageIn a convenience store on Northern Avenue in Phoenix, AZ, the manager had placed a couple of signs above his cash registers. His intention was to encourage his patrons to buy more ice during the hot desert summer. I lived across the street from this store and came to know him. Rick was working one day as I made a purchase. This time I paused and asked him how his ice sales were going. Perhaps you might think this a strange question. Alas, I am intrigued by words and their juxtapositions as well as the outcomes of behavior. You see, the signs above the cash registers read: DON'T FORGET THE ICE. I asked Rick how sales were going. His reply was less than favorable. I paused and asked if I could make a suggestion. I mean, after all, this was Phoenix - in the desert - in the middle of the summer. (110+ degrees in the shade) "Rick, do you have a couple of pieces of paper and a magic marker?" I inquired. He gave me the items and I quickly made two new signs for him. The new signs were: REMEMBER THE ICE!!! I left with a knowing smile and purposely stayed away for about four to five weeks. When I did go back to the store I spoke with Rick about his recent ice sales. "I have had a 500% increase in ice sales in the last month. Sales are great!! How did you do that?!?" I smiled and explained what I had done, by using a simple question. "If I say to you: Don't think of the color blue. What color are you thinking of?" remember the ice image"Why blue of course" he replied. "Of course." Now if I say "don't forget the ice", what will you forget? "Hmmm...the ice."

Remember the Ice is about, helping you attract the life you want through empowering word choice. I am in a constant mode of re-framing and translating the comments, signs, commercials, messages, emails, website content, conversations; basically any spoken and written word. I shift messages that contain dis-empowering words or "(k)notty words" to ones that are more empowering. For example, the most popular one that is attached to me is changing "don't forget the ice" to "Remember the Ice".

don't forget the ice packet image"(K)notty Words" Click here to see signs that contain any of the "(k)notty words". The main ones: Not, Don't, Can't, Won't, Wouldn't, Couldn't, Shouldn't. Any form of NOT, as well as "TRY & BUT."

Remember the Ice has created many success stories. I would like to share the success story of fellow Ecademist Cornelis de Maijer.

Empowering word choice set the sails for this business. In October 2008, I met Cornelis de Maijer from Hoogland, The Netherlands. He is the managing partner for a luxury sailing yacht company catering to those desiring a posh and pampered cruise on the Mediterranean Sea. You really experience "Absolute Freedom" explains Cornelis. He is also a BlackStar member of the social/business networking website: Ecademy and was using the search mechanism to find a fellow member with a background in: "Positive Word Choice". Lo and behold, there was a direct match when he typed the key words into the search window. Yours truly matched the request, and Cornelis read my profile here on Ecademy. In a Skype conversation a few days after first reading my profile, Cornelis said, "Bob, Remember the Ice is such a simple, yet powerful concept to help me with my word choice." "In my previous content on my website, I had some poisonous words," he said. He was using (k)notty words in his content. Specifically, he had this statement: Don't forget to book early. One simple sentence with a misguided message had a profound impact on his bookings through the years. He was gaining a modest 12-15% increase in bookings for his sailing yachts off the Turkish coast. The same dis-empowering words were on his brochure as well. Ecademist Cornelis De Majier. Flaka logo and yacht "Remember to book early, and experience the difference!" You can learn more about his cruises at: Flaka Cruising This season marks number 14 for Cornelis in the sailing yacht business, and it has become his most productive. As of mid July, his increase in bookings has topped 165% AND he has already secured 20 bookings for 2010. read more of this story here on my website...
More About Bob
Born in Boston, right down the road from Fenway Pahk, I have been a "die haahd" Sox fan from birth. Our family lived in Westwood, a little town about 20 miles southwest of Boston. I have an older brother and younger sister. He lives in Phoenix, AZ and she lives in Salmon, ID. Some of my favorite memories include many sporting events. Growing up around Boston, I was afforded the opportunity to attend Red Sox games at the idyllic Fenway Pahk, Celtics and Bruins games in the fabled "Gahden" (Boston Garden) and even the early Patriot games. Sports have been a major part of my life. I also saw world record performances at the famous B.A.A. Indoor Track & Field Games, and grew up watching the Boston Marathon. Later on I would run in it twice, (1969 and 1971) long before it became the large spectacle it is today. After graduating from high school in 1968, I attended Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, WV earning my Bachelor of Science in Psychology in1972 and then my Master of Arts from West Virginia University in 1974. While at Davis & Elkins College, I was a member of the NAIA National Soccer Championship Team of 1970, and runner-up in 1969 and 1971. We had also won the National Championship in 1968 as well. We had a very nice run. At WVU, I was introduced to many counseling theories. Our curriculum was a comprehensive one. I was really drawn to the Cognitive approach of Rational Therapy developed by Dr. Albert Ellis. After graduating in '74, I was introduced to Dr. Maxie C. Maultsby, Jr. He expanded Ellis' concepts and developed Rational Behavior Therapy. I gained my certification in RBT in 1975 and have been enamored with the Cognitive Behavior Therapy ever since. Bob Nicoll leaning against a large glass of iceIn 1987 I was introduced to Unlimited Power, the national bestseller by Tony Robbins. By 1991, I was working with him and training with him. I had the pleasure of being in his Certification Class in '91 when he finished his 2nd best seller: Awaken The Giant Within. When I returned to Phoenix, AZ, I began to look for ways to apply my new knowledge. I began to really focus on empowering word choice. On July 23, 1991 @ 10:07AM, I developed: Remember the Ice Click here for an excerpt of the first chapter of Remember the Ice and Other Paradigm Shifts Please go to www.remembertheice.com to learn more about Bob.
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Victor Marques

"Bob Nicoll is a master of people and can break the . ice and then you will remember ice for life. We are friends up the sky. It was great to have you in Douro valley. My wine legacy is my great purpose. Wine, people and network a perfect combination. Enjoy my video: Big heart hug dear Bob from sunny vineyards in Douro Valley. Victor Marques "

Sally K Witt

"I cannot tell you enough good things about Bob Nicoll! He is smart, generous, warm, and an important mentor and friend in my life. I have known him for years through Ecademy, and developed a deep friendship and respect for him personally and professionally."

Kathleen KAT Keesling

"What a dynamic phone call I experienced with Bob Nicoll! I had a page of notes and was smiling ear to ear for the rest of the day. I have known the illustration from his book "Remember the Ice" and it has long been on the top of my mind in my work, whether it be writing, training or speaking. However, I have a lot of refining, fine-tuning and practice to do to really make the most of it. My telephone call with Bob put me on-task to read his book, and anxiously has me awaiting his new book coming out soon! (On his birthday!) Bob is an excellent communicator with truly interesting life experiences, and he's fun to have on the other end of the telephone! I trust his referrals and am following up on them this week. Thank you, Bob!"

Brian Alcorn

"I have known Bob for a couple of years. We are both directors with BNI. Bob's book, Remember the Ice, is a solid read for those who are improving their communications. It gets to the root of what our words mean, how poor word choices can counter what we really want to say, and how to line your words up better with the powerful message you want to communicate. Get this book! You will know what the heck "remember the ice" means! :) I recommend Bob - he is a solid gentleman, passionate about what he does, and talented at teaching people to be more effective communicators."

Victor Marques

"When things go wrong and you can't pay the bill,, Lost everything even your true will, Just look at the sky… blue sky. Make your last try… Life is a secret in every sense, The moon and the sun are intense. We plant seeds to grow.. Please make another blow. Life is a constant fight, You will see the light sometimes you feel not so good, down, Next day you have a golden Crown... Life with clouds of doubt, and you never know what comes about. It may be near when you think that everything goes away, You just discover peace and God in a true way. Warmest regards. Victor Marques "

Phil Richards

"I first met Bob on Ecademy and bought and read his book from a blog post in Ecademy. I was really struck by the book Remember The Ice and Other Paradigm Shifts - Bob's writing resonated with me, and I became aware of how much my word choice had been affecting the results of my communication. Bob and I have since worked together on the exciting RTI Community project, and so Bob and I have got to know each other quite well. What really comes through for me, is Bob's integrity and authenticity, as well as a passionate advocate of empowering word choice. Bob lives and breathes this stuff, and so is truly inspiring. The Remember The Ice process works wonders on communication, it is a process which for me needs to be embraced on a daily basis so that my word choice is empowering more times than it is un-empowering ! Thank You Bob for all that you have taught me in such a short time. I look forward to our continued relationship. Phil"

Ces Creatively

" I am writing testimonials for all those Ecademates who have really meant something to me in 2009. Bob, it has been a great experience getting to know you in 200. I really enjoyed putting together your story blog for the community club and hearing your message of Remember The Ice which has certainly stayed with me. The full effect of embracing positive word change (and backing that up with positive action) shall continue to unfold as my journey continues. Thank you for your wonderful book which I fully recommend to others. I enjoyed our many SKYPE calls despite the time difference and look forward to speaking to you again soon and would love to meet you in person in 2010. Wishing you all the best that life can bring. God Bless, with love Ces xxx email: ces@creativelyminded.co.uk "

MICHAEL A RIDDELL

"BOB NICHOLL is an American pacesetter in creative communication and empowerment. Bob is the "Chief Paradigm Shifter" for his REMEMBER THE ICE Business & Human Development Initiative where he understands the ancient truth ~ "In the beginning was the WORD!!!" Important among Bob's Words are "Forgiveness" and "Philanthropist". +Michael A Riddell, Artist/Producer/Writer Global Village CREATIVITY CENTRE Australia"

Joanie Kirk

"I met Bob last fall in Anchorage, his kindness, enthusiasm, authenticity is what interested me. To have Bob on any team is an asset set in gold. Good luck Bob with all you do. I am back in Anchorage and look forward to seeing him again. Joanie Kirk , ND Licensed Avatar Master"

Mona Youssef

"Hello Bob, Thank you for requesting to connect with me, my pleasure. Thank you for visiting my website and and I am happy that you liked my artwork that much.I will be glad to assist you should I have this opportunity. Kind wishes, Mona Youssef Fine artist www.mona-gallery.com "

Wally Gao

"Pleased to be one of your friends. May you all the best! Regards, Wally"

Nicholas Collis

"Having first encountered Bob here on Ecademy last September, it was nice to meet him earlier this month, in Oporto and be among a few others to hear his story of "Remember The Ice" whilst cruising the Douro river. In recollection of this short journey with Bob, it was fun also to have experienced a great weekend with him and other Ecademists in seeing special scenery and sampling Victor's excellent Port and Douro Valley wines whilst staying in the Hotel Rural Flor do Monte in Alto Douro for the Ecademy event "This Trip Will Change your Life". After recently cracking the first "Ice Tray" of Bob's audio book "Remember The Ice and Other Paradigm Shifts", another few moments of Bob's inspiration came to mind earlier when he shared the power of relaxation and muscular control, on the Senhora da Assuncao mountaintop in the early hours of the 14th. With my warm regards & here's looking forward to our next meeting somewhere down the river of life! "

Clara Noble

"Ray and I met Bob in a BNI meeting in Lisbon and then spent the weekend with him and other ecdemy members in the Douro valley, Victor Wine/Olive Oil Marques. He is a great guy and one of the reasons why the week end was a memorable one. As a Coach, I was impressed with the 'Power in the Clarity of his Articulation' (his trade mark sentence) and, of course with the message included in his book Remember the Ice. Definatelly a must! All the best, Clara"

Victor Marques

" Thanks Bob for coming to Douro Valley.. One of my poems: Networking in a sunny day, Living along life in a very fresh way, Up the hills with your brave heart, You are made of love and fine art. Smile on your face, No colors, one race, Instant and kind care, Passionate and fair... With you the world is a better place, The flowers are positive and free, The horizon look at you and me, Happy sky, happy nature... Kindest regards from the best region for Port wine,,,Douro Valley. Your wine heart friend. Victor Marques "

Lars Larsson

"I met Bob for the first time at Victor Marques hotel in Douro Valley during 12-14 of June 2009. I can only say I´m glad I did. Bob is a fantastic man with a different mindset of how we should act and communcate. I learned a lot from him during these days. I hope we will have the opportunity to meet soon again to develop our new acquaintance."

Mark Lee

"Wonderful to meet Bob last week. The passion behind his 'Remember the Ice' presentation just shines through. I have long loved the concept of paradigm shifts and have already started to avoid the traps Bob talks about. If you get the chance to hear Bob speak - remember to get your ticket right away."

Carlos MARTINS

"Bob Nicoll is a Fantastic Network. Today, after his formation "Remember The Ice", I look at the goals with a power of great success ... Thank you very much, Melhores Cumprimentos / Best Regards, Carlos MARTINS Senior Business ADVISER Mobile Phone: (+351) 91 828 96 82 Mailto: crm@carlosmartins.eu Internet: www.carlosmartins.eu"

Rosina Peixoto

"It´s a pleasure to be part of your network. Your quick acceptance to my invitation shows you are a true Ecademist. Best wishes, Rosina "

Andreja Lajh

"Dear Bob, it was such a pleasure meeting you in person! Thank you for coming to Ljubljana and speaking at my event. You are a great speaker, very inspiring. And you are a wonderful person - genuine, warm, positive, kind... I feel really honoured to know you and am looking forward to stay in touch and to see you again. I wish you a lot of success at your European tour. Continue spreading your magic!"

Andrei Munteanu

"Dear Bob Nicoll, Thank you very much for connecting with me and great to meet you on Ecadamy. I'm always looking forward for valorisation of the great opportunity Ecademy gives in terms of further connections, eventual jont buinesses, etc. Best regards, Andrei"

Dominic Verbruggen

"Bob, I sincerely think you are a valuable asset to any network! That's why I would like to invite you to join me on my website http://theopennetworkersforum.ning.com/ . That is, if you haven't already of course ;-). "

Jeroen van Oostrom

"Bob is an excellent and professional networker, thanks for connecting! Kind regards, Jeroen van Oostrom Photo StudioYaron"

Nadir Ali Shah

"i am pleased to have Mr. Bob Nicoll in my contact and also in the circle of my valuable friends.. Thank You.. Nadir Ali Shah Freelancer Programmer www.WebDevelopmentHouse.com Products / Web Scripts Portfolio | Testimonials | Reviews / Ratings Email: nadir_alishah@hotmail.com Email: nadir@webdevelopmenthouse.com MSN Messenger: nadir_alishah@hotmail.com Yahoo Messenger: alishah_nadir@yahoo.com Skype: nadiralishah"

Ismael Kaaya

"Hi! It's very nice to be connected with you on ecademy. Let us build a mutual business relationship in our businesses. Best Regards, Ismael Samuel. www.tours2eastafrica.com. "

Adiel Solomon

"Hi! I'm honored to be connected to your network on ecademy. I look forward to a closer friendship and mutual business relationship in our businesses. Adiel S.K www.tours2eastafrica.com "

Henry Christensen

"Hello Bob Nicoll Thanks for joining my network here at Ecademy! Hope to exchange some good business information with you. Kindest Regards, Henry Denmark/Philippines F5M-Millionaires Club "

Sasaseesaorrn Saksansaat

"Dear Bob Nicoll, Thank you so much for connecting with me and great to meet you on Ecadamy. I'm sure your business and yourlife to be successful. If I can help you for anything please let me know. Best regards, Sasaseesaorrn, "

Lee Parent

"Hi, Bob I love your profile and your knotty signs video. I really appreciate the opportunity to join your network. We seem to have a lot in common and I hope that we can get to know one another and become friends. Perhaps we will have the opportunity to work together in some way that will enable people to experience positive change in their lives. When one considers how many people grow up hearing the word, don't, or having statements framed in an negative context, it's no wonder that so many people get bogged down with life's problems, I took the liberty of sharing your story about, "Remember the Ice" with my grand-daughter whose two year old son's young mind is wide open to suggestion. Her statement was, "that's the best motherly advice anybody has ever said to me". So much I would like to say but perhaps this is not the best time and place to get carried away. I hope you and I can maintain contact. I know I can learn a great deal from you. In the meanwhile, I will remember the ice and you remember when you are out and about in your world travels to be sure to stay between the ditches. Thanks again for connecting. Warm regards and best wishes, Lee "

Abderrazak Memmiche

"Hi Bob My pleasure to add you as one of my valuable contacts. It is fantastic to have you on board; I am sure that there will be a mutual cooperation, and be sure that you have a Tunisian friend, and by the way I work in a 5 stars hotel in Tunis if ever there is any interest. Again Welcome to my network. and I would be glad also to make you discover the fabulous DHS Opportunity on the following link, and I would be happy if you join for free: https://www.clubshop.com/cgi-bin/members/AM4198539 In my site you should have a look at the merchant section, as I saw that you are a restaurant owner, and the DHS Club' loyality program , can be of interst to you Email: abdemem@yahoo.fr Skype: abdemem1 Other site: http://abde.nbstartup.com/index.html"

Bunny Parkinson

"Yellow Bob~ I am very impressed with your profile~ You are the final destination of my journey~I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO NETWORKING WITH YOU FOR SURE~ HAVE A BLESSED DAY~my new friend~ Bunny~"

Linda Lou Flewin

"Hi Bob, Thank you for inviting me to your network and what an excellent profile you have there! I enjoyed the "Remember the Ice" story,as a successful sales person myself I too have learnt a way with words..I look forward to meeting you at some point in the future. A Very amused! Linda Lou"

Paul Clegg

"Although we are both Directors with BNI (he 20 years, me 8) it took a friendship developed on Ecademy to make the connection. I have had the pleasure of looking after Bob during his short visit to Somerset and in traveling I have come to realise how the phrases and words we are comfortable using, can have exactly the opposite effect. Recommend you get to see him as a matter of urgency if he is holding a seminar near your or go order his book or the CD set of his highly successful seminar, Remember the Ice. Bob, it has been a pleasure and you owe me a glass of Somerset Cider in Long Beach later this year. "

Sue Searle

"Hi Bob, It was wonderful to finally meet you at The Language of Sales event in London on Monday after reading Remember the Ice. Your speech brought the book to life and has certainly changed my thinking. It is an inspiration. I am noticing the (k)nots everywhere now! ;-) Very best wishes, Sue"

Flemming Eiberg

"Hi Bob, Nice to finally meet with you in person during your short visit to Denmark. Brilliant presentation! My girlfriend and I are having so much fun watching each others language, getting rid of those knotty words :-) Looking very much forward to your next visit in September. Cheers, Flemming Eiberg"

Tina Jonasen

" Having finally met Bob, and even here in Copenhagen, where he did a SPLENDID speech on "Remember The Ice" yesterday (thanks a million dear), thereafter on a little sightseeing of the town (and the Tivoli Gardens, where it was a joy to see Bob´s interest in all the flowers :-), and then for a late night dinner at my house - I am STUNNED; Such a positive energy is really rare in these days - and I feel SOO privileged to have met Bob IRL thus been able to "suck of his wisdom of positiveness"! Now I will read his book and watch the videos, and I am sure Bob hereafter will have turned my life around, for the more positive, even more than he has already done in just a few hours!! Looking VERY MUCH forward to the coming Scandinavian Tour of "Remember The Ice" in the fall of 2009!!! HIGHLY recommended!! ThinkInNewAreas Ecademy Denmark "

Yves MOTIV-ACTION Miserez

"Positiveness and clarity in the articulation - great lines. Bob, I appreciate you for your energy, smile and warm heartedness, and specifically for 'walking the talking'. It was a priviledge to meet you and thanks for sharing your insights and disciplines in communication. With a big smile and fewer 'NOTTY's' ((already), Your friend, Yves"

Marco van Velthuisen

"I just had the opportunity to spend a few days in Bob's company. Let me tell you, I had no time to get bored. GREAT guy, GREAT PASSION, GREAT METHOD and what a wisdom. Bob it is a pleasure to have met you and I am sure we will meet again, you are one of the few people who changed my life for the better. I made a real shift the last few days, THANK YOU. If you need more help to get the message "Remember the ICE" out into the world, give me a call. People, get a connection with Bob.......... A big HUG for you and the warmest regards, Marco van Velthuisen I am a professional: Trainer | Adviser | Hugger | Speaker | Networker | Twitterer | Father I am just a phone call or e-mail away: +31 (0) 6 557 966 10 | marco@managerservices.nl Send me a SMS or a mail and I will contact you! Find & Follow me on Twitter"

Koen De Ganck

"Dear Bob, Thanks for the explanation of your 'Remember the Ice' principle, easy to apply and with some exercise we can improve ourselves. I hope you enjoyed you trip to Belgium and Europe. Just one advice before going back home : "Remember the chocolates and beers" Kind regards, Koen De Ganck Alfa Sprint Service AlfaStar domotics, affordable comfort AlfaStar domotica, betaalbaar comfort"

Hans Anneveld

"I met Bob both personally and in some meetings. He is humble, friendly, positive, motivating and he has a most passionate message. He really adds a dimension to positive word-choice. This man is on his way to really change the world. Hans "

Peter H. Claes

"Bob, thank you ..... [ Peter H. Claes #4 GIFTS GURU ] [ 07-May-09 8:38am ] [ edit ] .. for the fantastic event and you posiitive message about doing business .. thank you for spreading the message about 'networking' and BlackStar .. thank you for knowing you and sharing interesting ideas of your life! We all saw yesterday that networking is really working, in the afternoon, a deal was made, Bob is also going to Slovenia in the next few weeks. Make time and meet Bob when he is in your country! Met vriendelijke groeten, Kind regards, -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Peter H. CLAES . . . Business as Usual :BGifts © | CPMS © - C P Management Solutions | Manager of Geert Conard VOF Digital Catalogues : My Digital Catalogues Promotional Products Ecademy Clubs : Ecademy Belgium | Ecademy Vlaams Brabant | Men Only Club | The World of Gifts & Incentives Social Business Network : Ecademy | Linkedin | Xing | ITD Hungary | Facebook Charity : Krijtlijn vzw | Chalkline | GO Bananas! and save a life! "

Jacqueline McCarthy

"Bob, I commend you on all the raving reviews you have received at the National BNI Directors Confenence here in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I am looking forward to hearing about your tour. I highly recommend to everyone to make sure to see Bob in action and if you have a friend you is in an area where he will be speaking, make it happen "No Matter What" they will be greatful to you. Jackie"

Shawn Howard

"thank you for accepting my contact request. I really enjoyed reading your profile and the several links you posted. I look forward to networking and connecting soon "

Victor Marques

"Thanks dear Bob Nicoll for being a master of words... One of my poems... Your vision and care keep us awake, Our eyes sleep very late..! Networking is a sensitive way,, You are a master I can say! The feelings and thoughts that we share, Still in a great secret somewhere! Your words are full of magic and so true, Lets be so natural like you.. The speed of trust is always free, Like a flower for the bee, The universe give to us fair advise, You are fantastic and wise.. Kindest regards from the best region for Port wine...Douro Valley. Victor Marques "

Niri S Patel

"Bob is dedicated to YOUR success and has the skills and strategies to help you achieve it. Dont miss out- make him a part of your inner circle and watch your results improve fast!"

Gina BLOCK

"Welcome to my networks all the best"

Suresh Nair

"Appreciate your taking out time. Thank you for accepting my invitation to join ecademy Let me know if I can be of any use to you in Mumbai, India With warm regards Suresh Nair Director, ABC Paradigms, a consulting house Our Mission : "To create meaningful transformation, by unlocking hidden potential, by changing belief system" "

George Joseph

"Dear Bob, Today is a remarkable day, made possible by ecademy and YOU. YOU have helped me achieve the dream of networking with a thousand ecademicians from all over the world! Thank you for helping me along the way... While thanking you for your help, I invite you to visit our project in Palamaner. Or if you wish to know more about our work, please visit: http://www.csatrust.com. Wishing you a meaningful Lenten season and with Gods abundant blessings. George "

Gerner Petersen

" Dear Bob Thanks to join me to your contacts and share network, its my pleasure to have you in my friends list. :) Feel free to contact me, if you think there is something I can do for you. Kind Regards Gerner "

Amadou M. Sall

"Bob is a great communicator, a true "Man of the Word", and The Perfect Networker. Delighted and honored to have him in my network."

Christy Brugger

"hoping to do business with you someday! Cheers, Christy -------------------------------------------------------------------- The right toll free number is your key to sucess!"

Fatma Kaya

"I am pleased to be able to rank you among my contacts. Kind regards, Fatma Kaya"

Rick Itzkowich

"Bob Nicoll is one of those rare individuals that embodies the "giver's gain" mentality. He is always looking for ways to help you and connect you to those who can do so. His book Remember the Ice is outstanding and the principles he discusses are extremely powerful. He is also a fabulous speaker who will deliver a ton of value to your audiences as well as make the event very entertaining."

Jennifer Bloom

"I'm pleased to count Bob as one of my contacts here on Ecademy. Changing Lives, Jennifer "

Muhammad Siddique

"Glad to be connected and that you are part of my circle of friends. You are a valuable part of my network, and thank you for being part of ecademy. Sincerely, Siddique Writer at TRCB.com http://www.trcb.com/author/siddique.htm "

BarBara Whorley

"Bob is a stellar speaker and teacher. I had the great pleasure of hearing him recently at a BNI yearly meeting in San Deigo Bob was awesome. He is a wonderful human being and I so appreciate his freindship too. Bob I am in your corner always, let me know how I can assist you any time! Enthusiastically, BarBara Whorley Your Spotted Zebra Coach"

Gautam 'events' Vyas

"Hello Bob Gautam from India. thanks for connecting with me. I am very honored. wish you and your family a very happy and prosperous new year Gautam "

Abdul Ghafoor

"Bob, Thanks for reinforcing that; Life is Forgiving Life is for Giving I am glad that I read your profile till the end. Great to connect with you. "

Sadie Murray

"Yesterday, I was still up at 11:00PM after starting my day at 5:00AM. Why you may ask? I kept asking myself the same question for about an hour! Then, I received a SKYPE-call from Bob. After a 20-minute, delightful, engaging conversation, two words validated the reasons, and are sincerely meant "THANK YOU"! I will always "Remember the Ice" and you my friend from Alska :-) Sadie Freelife - Live it! "

Faeda Jacobs

"Bob, I would like to say my first impression of you when we spoke is that you are an intelligent, inspiring gentleman you are kind and very interesting. Talking to you makes a change in my life. Bob is one of those people that comes into your life and makes a difference, Remember The Ice has already made a positive impact in my life! Bob is professional and even in conversation he has a special way of putting his words aross. Thank you Bob. To those of you who have not had the opportunity to know Bob or his work I suggest you get the book Remember The Ice or join us at one of his seminars you will not regret it. It is an honour to work with you and I wish you great success! Faeda "

Anthony Michael

"Thank you for including me in your network. wish you all the best for the new year Anthony "

sanjay singh

"Extremely pleased to connect with you. Look forward to collaborations. Best wishes. sanjay"

J William (Bill) Moore, HFTC

"I have the pleasure of communication with Bob bridging the UK to Alaska and I find that Bob is warm, friendly and a person who picks up on the important details! I look forward to meeting Bob very soon, seeing the bears that roam through his yard and seeing how we can work together to help others which he obviously loves too! Best wishes and smiles always, Bob!"

Tomasz Glowczewski

"It is a pleasure to be connected with Bob. Best regard`s, Tom"

Lea Wray

"Bob understands the language of linguists which can easily been taken wrong as you have to understand the cultures behind it. A good example how yellow connects with red and then turns out orange. I am delighted to be connected with Bob and looking forward to a joint understanding in 2009."

Liz Chukwu

"What can I add to this array of incredible testimonials? Except, Thank you Bob for your kindness in answer to my email. I have spoken with Bob and appreciate how giving he is of his time, experience and knowledge. I encourage everyone to check out his website, www.remembertheice.com and I'm heading for that great book shortly! All the best for 2009 to you Bob and your lovely wife and so look forward to seeing you in London in May 2009! Take care of you. kind regards and many blessings Liz.x "

Nancy J. Hodge

"Hi Bob, Your use of the word "Remember" is very powerful. Would we as a nation remembered the Alamo, The Maine, Pearl Harbor and recently 911 if the words Don't forget" were used instead of "Remember"? Your story is a fine reminder that seclecting the right word can make a change people will "Rermember"! Sincerely, Nancy J. "

Stephanie Methven

"Bob is an amasing person and very powerful im very happy to be connected to Bob and wished he could come to the UK and help a lot of business people in the way people communicate so tremendous in the fiels as he say in his video in business as much as in your everyday life communication is the KEY. Thanks Bob to be in my life Stephanie Theme-marriage.com"

Daniel Maccarone

"Bob Nicoll is a true professional. His results reflect his work ethic. Thanks to Bob I have reached heights in my business and coaching I never thought possible. I coach people on how to make more empowering food choices. This used to be a challenge for my clients until I started using Bob's techniques. Rather than saying you can't eat that food, I focus on what they can eat. The difference has been night and day. Thank you Bob for being one of the most positive influences in my life, Daniel Maccarone www.thefitnessmindset.com "

Penelope Herbert

"Thank you Bob, It is important that we be reminded to shift our paradigms from time to time. Your valuable information and lessons learnt in 'Remember the Ice' are strategic to business success, so thank you for sharing. I recommend everyone reads your book, or at the very least downloads your free version. Warm wishes for a safe and happy festive season to you and your family. Penelope"

George Busegeano

"Remember, Las Vegas VIP Limousines is honored to be part of your network, so respectfully, Step into The Magic, we'll get the door..."

Cathlyn Choi

"Thank you Bob for connecting with me! It is a great pleasure to know and network with such a nice and kind, empowering person on Ecademy. I am pretty certain that a lot of people here would benefit from your workbook! Thank you for sharing... Best regards, Cathlyn "

Debourah Borg

"Hi Bob and welcome to my team!!!! Bob is an amazing human being...Yes he joined my hobby cash and travel club business clubfreedom but I know our connection we be more than that...we are both authors and communicators...international speakers and love to empower people with their choices....so there is a nice synergy there.... I am very happy to have Bob in my network and to share all my network connections with him...I believe all will benefit through knowing and reading his book on how to communicate effectively.... Thank you Bob for your gifts and tallents...I look forward to working more closely as a mentor in clubfreedom with you .... and other networks.... Happy Travels... Debourahx www.debourahthecolourlady.com www.orangeunderpants.com FREE AUDIO www.clubfreedom.biz/color801"

Kenneth Mortimer

"Hi Bob Thanks for your gracious email! I love English, I love words, as I hope you can view from my profile. Thank you for giving me access to your workbook. The Remember the Ice story is stunningly simple and I will learn from it. The best, Kenneth"

Gregory Elfrink

"Bob Nicoll has helped me change my whole language paradigm. As a writer of 13 years, I thought myself an expert of language till I met Mr. Nicoll. He is an exceptional business coach as he is a writer and his book Remember the Ice has revolutionized the way I think of language and its effects. "

Bharat R A

"Bob is truly a brilliant networker and a very warm person. Bharat"

Mariéme Jamme

"I believe that communication is a learned skill. Some people are born with it and few people have an empowered point of view in communication. What Bob Nicoll does is to help you unfold and articulate your message with the clarity. I have got to know Bob; he is the most generous, humble, kind, person I have ever come across in recent days. Bob, I am honoured to be part of your network and we are looking forward in welcoming you in Europe. Highly recommended!"

A Andrea Turcsanyi HELPS!

"Dear Bob, my honest congratulation to yr job here on Ecademy and really appreciate! I rated you good! I'm proud of being in yr network! I'm proud of you in my fast growing group! Welcome to Budapest! Don't forget to ask for my reliable help, if you'll come! Warm regards, Andrea Turcsányi Fly Then Smile Dental Service Budapest, Hungary "

Vipul Tank

"Hi, Thanks for your interest. Glad to connect to fine people like you seem to be ! Have a great day and thanks again ! Keep in touch... Take Care.......... Thanks…!!! Have a Good Day…..!!! With Best Regards, VIPUL K. TANK Document Controller "

Zbigniew J PISKORZ

"Hi BOB Thanks for connecting Have a Good New 2009 Thank you for connecting up with me, looking forward to networking Kind Regards Zbigniew J PISKORZ marketing@indigo.info.pl INDIGO Meble indyjskie Marketing Manager www.INDIGO.info.pl sMs 697 077 267 http://www.buddhabar-poznan.pl All the best from WARSZAWA POLAND"

Don Olise

"Bob, Delighted to be connected to you. I look forward to networking wiht you. Don"

Ronald L. Taylor

"It is an honour to be connected with you on Ecademy. I look forward to our networks being of mutual benefit to one another."

Solveig McCormick

"Bob and I started communicating a while back. I became interested in his book and was able to get one recently. Last night I turned the last page with a sigh of satisfaction and a sense of anticipation. He leaves you with exercises to do at the end that I know will be very worthwhile to complete. So I am looking forward to getting into those. Since reading what Bob has to say, my word choice awareness has increased dramatically and I hope, for the better. Certainly I am aware of writing in a more graceful style. Thank you Bob for enriching my communicative experience. I would reccomend your book to all. Sincerely Solveig"

Nilesh Roy

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David Cooper

"I have just started reading Bob's Book, but already I'm making changes to our marketing material. I read a lot of business book and most of them are interesting... but not practical. "Remember the Ice" is both interesting and practical it is going on my must read list. Thanks for the connection Bob! David"

Adelaida C. Crowe

"Hi Bob, it is wonderful to know you a very nice man.Caring,very gentleman, friendly and respectful warm-hearted person. i admire you a lot as a good professional that have a good heart inside and out and willing to supportive who the people need help guidance about their business how to be successful.You have a great personality of passion for life of music.and i love that in you. I want to thank you from my heart for the kindly words about mysongs.I am very happy and proud myself to have you on my ecademy networking. and love to get to know you here on ecademy.stay in touch and have great day with your family. Sincerely, Adelaida "

Sal Assiri

" Bob is a great professional and I'm honoured to be connected ... I believe that he has built his name and he deserves the best ... I have enjoyed reading his book " Remember the Ice " and certainly I recommend it to others to read and enjoy. Wish him the best of luck and success. Sal Assiri Business Consultant www.salcobusinessconsulting.com Saudi Arabia"

Mike Giles

"Bob is a guy with a big vision. He connects the simple with the profound in the form of words and their meaning and is onto something big. Bob has caught the attention of some major thought leaders with his insights and I would urge anyone to investigate his Remember The Ice revolution and connect with Bob as the second Ice Age begins. He is also a great guy and a first class connector of people."

Shabbir Hussain

"Hi Bob, After reading all your testimonials I believe everything that I wanted to say has been said already by your fellow members. Its great to be in your network Danny "

Jack Haydon

"Bob has opened my eyes to the power in the Clarity of you articulation. I am learning a lot reading his works. Thanks Bob, Jack"

Hilde M. Makkinje

"Bob Nicoll is one of the Most Genuine People I know..You are a Great Asset to Humanity!!!! It's an absolute Honour to work with You Bob! You are always positive, enthousiast about all our plans and I'm absolutely looking forward to hit the start Button on May 7th 2009!!! Bob You Rock Dude!! Love, Light & a Lot of Laughter Hilde www.LifeSuccessProductions.nl www.HildeMakkinje.LifeSuccessConsultants.com"

Jacqueline McCarthy

"I had the great pleasure of meeting Bob at the BNI International Conference last year. Since that time we have in an accountability group together. He is an amazing person and is truly passionate for what he does. I highly recommend his "Remember The Ice" . Communication is a key ingredient to be successful in today's world and Bob clearly demonstrates on how to do this effectively. Regards, Jackie "

Javier Andres Castro Pino

"I'm feel very happy to be connected with Bob. He is a very positive and authentic person. Bob is an excellent professional, an excellent person and an excellent human being. In addition, I can say that for my it is a great honor and the whole pleasure to have Bob as a Professional contact and also as a friend. Happy I am in being able to help in any thing that you could need. If you want, you can send me an invitation to LinkedIn, Plaxo, Xing, Naymz, Marzar and to InterNations. Obviously, in order that also we could be professional contacts in that Professional Web Site. Best and kind regards of a friend from Viña del Mar - Chile Javier"

Torsten Kinzelt

"Inspiration is a good word, picking up the word Rickie uses on the last testimonial. I am very please to be part of Bob`s network - he is very nice, kind, with a lot of knowledge, a lot of experiences. I highly suggest to get connected with Bob. He will be an absolutely asset in your contact list. Torsten Kinzelt"

Victor Marques

"Bob Nicoll is a master of broken the ice in difficult markets... i use poetry because people just like it and get interested about it... Bob Nicoll is great and fantastic example how your words are so important.. please just connect with Bob and tell your friends about his splendid book... Just for you Bob and the ones that you love.. A hug is "Welcome back again," and "Great to see you! Where've you been?" A hug can soothe a small child's pain, And bring a rainbow after rain. Big hug for you and Helder.. Kindest regards from Douro VALLEY. Victor Marques"

Shabrez Nawaz

"I found Bob to be friendly and willing to lend a helping hand. I certainly hope we can develop a mutually beneficial relationship through ecademy and continue to look forward to communicating with Bob in the future. Many thanks Bob. Warmest regards Shabrez"

Richard Bellars

"I was introduced to Bob by Martin Dewhurst after a conversation about the importance of language and the power of the messages we constantly give ourselves. Bob lives and breathes powerful articulation and has now turned this into a form to share with others through his 'Remember the Ice' programs and products. Bob himself is brimming with character, engaging, enthusiastic and highly supportive to those lucky enough to connect with him. In one word: contagious!! Thank you Bob."

frankie picasso

"There are moments in one's life that can only be recognized as FATE. Fate is capricious and fickle but she can also be fortuitous and such is the case with Bob Nicoll. From the very second I was conscious of Bob, I was mesmerized by his voice, his message and his body of knowledge. I was researching information regarding Dr. IVan Misner, CEO and founder of BNI for an upcoming interview, when I came across an article and recording of Bob Nicoll. It seems these two are linked at the hip, BNI officials, business associates and longtime friends. All I can say is that in that moment, I wanted to interview BOTH of them Not only is Bob a paradigm shifter but he is a wealth of 'networking knowledge' and a BNI Encylopedia. He is one of the most helpful individuals I know and I know a lot. Bob's Remember the ICE program will get under your skin very quickly. You will notice yourself hesitating in midsentence to ask yourself " Is this what I really want to say?" Bob says that there is Power in the Clarity of our Articulation and he should know. As a Psycologist Bob's interest in linguistics and powerful word choices led him to study the Psychophysiology of Words. With a voice blessed for Radio and Public Speaking Bob's program is going to sell like gangbusters- BTW.when are you picking up yours? Remember the ICE dot com"

Amrit Virdi

"You are a great communicator. A very effective thought process indeed. Warm regards, Amrit"

Claudia Xavier de Lima

"Thank you for the invitation, Bob. I gladly accept it. Hoping we have a fruitful connection! Claudia visual artist www.claudiaxavierdelima.com "

Iain MacKenzie

"Bob understands how businesses and people really connect, and he is building a better world for us all to live in. Thank you, Bob, for a great conversation. It is a pleasure and an honor to count you amongst my friends. I'm looking forward to toasting the success of the venture, when the opportunity presents. Best regards, Iain MacKenzie "

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