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Positive Intelligence CoachLinda Mitchell

PQ Coaching for Breaking
Destructive Patterns

The PQ (Positive Intelligence Quotient) program reveals the top ways you sabotage your own success and happiness AND how to finally break away from those old destructive patterns. We all have an inner critic that judges us harshly and even speaks to us in ways we wouldn’t ever speak to our loved ones.  Yes, our brains have a negative bias but when you learn how to turn that around, even in the most difficult situations, you stop sabotaging our own success, happiness and relationships.

All day, every day, we’re bombarded with challenges, decisions, commitments and relationships that can lead to stress, anxiety, worry and fear BUT we now have a proven solution that transforms your old habits and actually creates new empowering habits instead.

If you’d like to boot your mean inner critic out of the driver seat of your life and put your wise sage in control instead, PQ is for you. Finally stop the negative self-talk and instead learn how to remain positive, calm and focused where you never could before. Take the assessment below and learn your top saboteurs and how to defeat them daily. We’ll discuss what your results reveal in detail during a complementary PQ Coaching call.

Lifelong Applications of the PQ Program

Positive Intelligence is an operating system with many applications. In the first six weeks you develop your 3 core mental muscles. In subsequent weeks, modules in the app then enable you to use those muscles for a variety of work and life applications – many of which are shown below. You continue to grow and feel more ease and less stress and anxiety.

  • Stress

    Discover how your stress is entirely generated by our specific Saboteurs. Learn personalized strategies to shift from Saboteur to Sage response quickly to minimize stress

  • Wellness

    Discover the neuroscience of your mind/body connection. Improve your sleep, diet, and exercise led by Sage strategies and protected from Saboteur interference.

  • Relationships

    Discover the 3/1 positive to negative ratio required in healthy relationships. Learn the powerful technique of Relationship Design to build & maintain healthy relationships.

  • Parenting

    Intercept common Saboteur-led parenting traps. Learn parenting strategies aimed at boosting your child’s foundational mental fitness, Self-command, and Sage strength.

  • Career Planning

    Access your Sage wisdom guiding your career so you maximize both achievement and fulfillment. Guard against Saboteur-led traps leading to achievement without fulfillment.

  • Emotional Intelligence

    Develop 17 of 18 EQ (emotional intelligence quotient – different from IQ) competencies by simply weakening your Saboteurs and strengthening your Self-Command Powers and 5 Sage Powers

  • Conflict Management

    Discover how your specific Saboteurs fuel your conflicts. Learn to apply each of the 5 Sage Powers to shift from conflict to win/win solutions even in the most challenging situations.

  • Creativity

    Discover how your specific Saboteurs sabotage creativity in yourself and others. Learn how to activate and access the deep wisdom of the Sage brain during solo or group activities.

  • Leadership

    Challenge outmoded Saboteur-led assumptions about how to lead. Learn a leadership model that simultaneously brings out the best Sage qualities in yourself and others.

  • Performance

    Every Saboteur sabotages performance. Develop a personalized performance plan using your Self-Command and Sage powers for optimal productivity.

About You as PQ Coach

Imagine yourself remaining calm clearheaded, stress-free, and positive even in the midst of life’s greatest challenges. Good news – there’s a proven process to help you do just that – and I’m living proof! As your PQ Coach, I provide guidance, coaching, accountability and weekly lessons in your free app to keep you on track during your busy day. You’ll learn quick and simple steps to move out of self-sabotage and into the wise Sage part of your brain where science shows you more easily form new and healthy habits that bring success and peace into your life.


I found the Positive Intelligence program life changing. Linda was an insightful and encouraging positive intelligence coach throughout the 8-week PQ program. I went into the PQ program weakened by negative self-talk and constant internal judgment of myself. I noticed relief from the sabotaging voices within the first week of learning the PQ process. After just 8 weeks of implementation, and with Linda's excellent PQ coaching, I am able to shift into calm wisdom in seconds over issues that used to derail me for hours. I'm more focused and directed in my work and more emotionally and mentally flexible in my relationships. The most treasured shift has been internally, in my own mind. I'm less judgmental of myself, kinder, and much more empathetic of myself. The PQ program has given me a tool that is helping me shift into a positive, calmer, and more loving internal environment so quickly that I know further positive shifts are coming.
Dori B
The PQ program has helped to further my decades-long work on healing myself. The program has accelerated in 6 weeks what years of therapy has done for me.
Pauline Ward

What's in the Program?

Week 1:
Self-Command Muscle

Through a breakthrough process called PQ® Reps, you get to boost your Self-Command muscle.  Each PQ® Rep only takes 10 seconds and can be done with eyes open or closed.  With each PQ® Rep, you develop greater mastery over your own mind, quiet the negative, and activate the positive region of your brain.

Yes, it really does work!

Week 2-3:
Saboteur Interceptor Muscle

You get to intercept your top Saboteurs the moment they try to hijack your thoughts, feelings and actions. In preparation for this practice, you get to expose the lies, limiting beliefs and damage of your Saboteurs, so they can no longer fool you into thinking they are helpful to you.

Week 4-6:
Sage Muscle

You get to practice the Sage Perspective that every problem or challenge can be converted into a gift and opportunity. And you get to generate the gift through the 5 Sage Powers of:

  • Empathize 
  • Explore 
  • Innovate 
  • Navigate  &
  • Activate

Positive Intelligence impacts the 3 most important areas of life -

Mental Fitness

Your capacity to respond to life’s challenges with a positive rather than a negative mindset.


  • Peak performance
  • Peace of mind/wellness
  • Healthy relationships

After all, isn’t that what an enjoyable and fulfilling life is all about? Here’s your doorway to more peace of mind and wellness, stronger relationships and better performance both personally and professionally!

Your brain is either your best friend or your worst enemy!

If you are physically fit, you can climb steep hills without physical stress. Similarly, if you are mentally fit, you can handle life’s great challenges without mental stress, frustration, or other negative emotions.

PQ reveals your mental fitness level by measuring the strength of your positive mental muscles versus the negative.

Aren’t negative emotions useful?

If you touch a hot stove, it’s helpful to feel pain to alert yourself. Similarly, negative feelings are helpful to alert you to important things. However, if you stay in the negative emotions, you’re keeping your hands on the hot stove and sabotaging your ability to respond optimally.
A key to mental fitness is how quickly you can recover from negative to positive response.


Build powerful habits for a positive mind

Most attempts at positive change fail because we stop at insight and don’t build the habits necessary to support the change. Sustained change towards a more positive mind requires laying down neural pathways to form new habits through consistent daily practice.

And that’s what our program empowers you to do!

What Makes This Program Different?

Continual Focus on
Habit Formation

Most trainings result in short-lived improvements. For sustained results, we focus on building neural pathways that form lasting new habits. That’s why we call this “mental fitness”.

Treat Root Cause,
not Symptoms

Our factor analysis research has revealed the foundational root-level enablers and disablers of optimal performance and wellbeing. We rewire the brain at the root cause level.

Measurable Results

Our research has included more than a million participants from around the globe. Our tools have been field-tested with thousands of tough-minded participants, ensuring their efficacy.

Develop all
3 Core Muscles

Mental fitness requires 3 core muscles. Saboteur Interceptor, Self-Command, and Sage. Meditation only focuses on Self-Command, which is why it is not sustained by most.

One Operating System,
Many Applications

Through factor analysis, we’ve discovered the core operating system of the mind that can run a massive variety of work and life applications. One simple operating system, many applications

A Platform for
Ongoing Growth

Similar to physical fitness, mental fitness is not a short-term training. After the initial six-weeks foundation, our app ensures continued growth through a variety of work and life applications.

Is there a book I can read instead?

You’d never learn to ride a bicycle by reading a book about it. You’ll be asked to read the first 8 chapters of the book while participating in the program. The book provides the research foundation and introduces the tools. The video session guides you through experiential exercises that help you personalize the tools to your own personality and needs. And the app coaches you to practice one tool at a time in the context of your own daily work and life challenges. You have a trained coach to lead you through the program.

Don't miss out on this
Enormous Discount!

Normally this program is sold for $995 to individuals with higher pricing to companies and organizations for teams and groups.

Breakthrough Research that has been Validated by 500,000+ Participants.

This program is based on research with more than 500,000 individual participants from 50 countries, including CEOs, students, elite athletes, sales, operations, and technology teams.

The breakthrough contribution of Positive Intelligence research is through factor analysis to discover the core factors that impact both performance and wellbeing. This research revealed that there are only 10 negative response factors (10 Saboteurs) and only 5 positive response factors (5 Sage powers).

This PQ program is based on 4 areas of research:
  • Neuroscience

  • Cognitive Behavioral Psychology

  • Positive Psychology

  • Performance Science

Discovering these root-level factors of performance and wellbeing dramatically simplifies personal and professional development. Intercepting one’s Saboteur and activating one’s Sage automatically results in a wide array of impacts including stress management, relationship improvement, performance, selling and persuasion, creativity, leadership, resilience, and happiness.

This is because we are rewiring the brain at the root level rather than treating symptoms.

You have two very different regions in your brain: Thrive and Survive

Which do you prefer to live in?

Recent advances in functional MRI (fMRI), which measures how neural brain activity changes blood flow, have allowed scientists and psychologists to witness the real-time working of the brain for the very first time! 

We are now able to pinpoint the regions of the brain involved in producing different thoughts or feelings and identify the neural functions involved with the activation of Saboteurs and the Sage parts of the brain.

The Survive Region =

Your Inner Saboteurs

Saboteurs are the voices in your head that generate negative emotions when you handle life’s challenges. They exist in the brainstem, limbic system and parts of the left brain. They produce much of your stress, anxiety, self-doubt, anger, shame, guilt, frustration and mind chatter. These negative emotions are only helpful for a second as they alert you to dangers or issues. However, staying in these emotions hurts your ability to see clearly and choose the best or most impactful response.

The Thrive Region =

Your Inner Sage

Your Sage lives in an entirely different region of your brain, the middle prefrontal cortex. “empathy circuitry”, and parts of the right brain. It generates positive emotions while handling life’s challenges. These include empathy, compassion, gratitude, curiosity, joy of creativity, and calm, clear-headed laser-focused action. This region is wired for creative problem solving and big picture awareness of what is important and the best course of action.  Activating this region results in release of endorphins that counter the negative impacts of the stress-induced hormone known as cortisol.

Measure Your Own Mental Fitness

with the short assessment below

Your PQ (Positive Intelligence Quotient, or Positivity Quotient for short) measures the relative strength of your positive vs negative mental muscles. PQ is the measure of your mental fitness. Take our PQ Score assessment to discover yours.

Click on this link to see how often your mind is serving you versus sabotaging you!

Don't miss out on this
Enormous Discount!

Normally this program is sold for $995 to individuals with higher pricing to companies and organizations for teams and groups.


6-Weeks to Improved Mental Fitness

We know we must exercise our bodies to achieve physical fitness but what about our mental health and mental fitness? Through this unique and proven program, you get to build a strong foundation of mental fitness by strengthening 3 critical mental muscles to shift the balance of power from your inner Saboteurs (your negative self and self-talk) to your inner Sage (your positive self) – the one who you now get to put in the driver’s seat of your life!

How often is your brain Serving you vs. Sabotaging you?