Create your own Eureka moment
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Create your own Eureka moment

5 steps to insight, clarity, direction
5.0 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
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Created by Neal Nybo
Last updated 9/2014
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will have a clear sense of your life calling, your life calling and what steps you need to move towards it. You will have written a personal Eureka statement describing the best of who you are, where you are going and the actions you plan to take to get there.
  • In this course you will learn the five key componants of a Eureka moment. You will be introduced to Appreciative Inquiry, Synergy, and Surrender.
  • You will be familiar with two Biblical passages which are foundational to the Eureka conecpt.
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  • No prerequisite skill or knowledge is required. Writing is required throughout the exercises, either on paper or computer.

This course takes the unexpected element out of your eureka moment and creates a situation – an environment – where the moment occurs as part of the process. The exercises recreate the circumstances necessary for having a flash of insight.

The material is based on the author's book and workbook, both of which are included free in PDF form with this course (a $27 value). It is an online version of his live seminar that hundreds have attended.

The lessons will give you insight, clarity, and direction. You will come away with a deeper sense of who you are, where you are going, and what you need to do to get there.

Included with the course is a copy of the newest edition of the Eureka Workbook in PDF form. This workbook is produced for use in lives seminars and has been completely redesigned as a companion to online learning. Its exercises, reflection questions, and personal Eureka statement are also included as standalone documents.

The course can be completed over a weekend.

You should take this course if you have ever felt that you were stuck in one way or another. Is there one situation, relationship, or circumstance that isn’t exactly what you want but you aren’t sure what else you might do? Perhaps you want transformation, but don’t want whole life turned upside down. You jut want more from life and more congruency between who you are on the inside and what you do on the outside. You are just the kind of person who can benefit from this book.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for anyone who is looking for a new and deeper sense of insight, clarity, and direction. Students at every level can benefit if they are willing and able to do the simple exercises.
  • People of faith will be drawn to the references to Jesus and the Psalms though the material is not primarily faith based.
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
What's In It For You?: this course can change your life
7 Lectures 19:37

This lecture helps you decide if you are ready to invest yourself in the exercises of this course. You will benefit most when you are emotionally ready to commit to the process.

Preview 02:09

Quiz Description
Are You Ready For This Course
3 questions

Dr. Nybo explains one of two Biblical understandings that undergird this process. From the book of Psalms comes the idea that God's word and wisdom guide us the way a flashlight can. It can show us what is directly in front of us at our feet or give us direction by showing us what is ahead of us, in the future.

A Flashlight For Your Life

This lecture encourages you that this is a well practiced process. Many have been through it and benefited. It also gives you an idea of the kinds of exercises you will do.

It Really Works

Now What- what you can expect in this course

This lecture motivates you to do more than watch the videos. This course is not just about gaining knowledge. It is about doing something practical with that knowledge. There is a difference "between knowing the path and walking the path."

The Matrix Was Right

This is the Reflection and Review lecture in a downloadable and printable form.

Your Turn
1 page
“I Gar-Own-Tee”: what this course does and why it works
5 Lectures 21:37

Dr. Nybo describes the five primary components that make up the exercises in this course. These include:

1. Uplifting or spiritual experiences

2. The core of who you are and what you do

3. Your future

4. Putting it all together

5. Making a personal commitment.

• 5 Keys To Insight And Direction

This lecture gives a brief overview of a key academic foundation for this process - Appreciative Inquiry.

Why It Works

With an interesting personal story about the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, Dr. Nybo introduces the concept of surrender. This is a necessary part of the Eureka process.

Have A White Flag Handy

This lecture introduces the second and final Biblical idea in this process, the idea of creating an environment for growth. Dr. Nybo explains that this idea comes from Jesus' story of a farmer (the parable of the sower) in the book of Mark in the New Testament.

Heart And Soul

This lesson explains that this course work is benefitted by doing it with other people and looks at options for including others in your process.

Better Together
Rocky Mountain High: looking at your most Uplifting or Spiritual experience
2 Lectures 19:18

As a way of "going first," Dr. Nybo describes his first Eureka moment that includes a significant spiritual experience.

Preview 07:33

Dr. Nybo walks you through the first exercise in the process, dealing with your own Uplifting or Spiritual experience.

Preview 11:45
To Thine Own Self Be True: looking at the best of who you are and what you do
2 Lectures 14:45
My Second Eureka Moment

Dr. Nybo walks you through the second exercise in the process, dealing with your own core.

GILLIGAN’S ISLAND: looking at where you intend to be five years from now
3 Lectures 13:17

Dr. Nybo describes his third Eureka moment that includes an understanding of where he wants to be five years from now.


This lecture helps you determine your time horizon. You may want to look ahead one, three, or five years based on your current situation.

Don't Eat Green Bananas
1 page

Dr. Nybo walks you through the third exercise in the process, dealing with your own future, I,3, or 5 years from now.

Your Turn
Putting It All Together
5 Lectures 19:02
So Close

Dr. Nybo walks you through the fourth exercise in the process, helping you put together everything you have been working on.

Your Turn

Your Personal Eureka Statement

Your Commitment To Yourself

Final thoughts and words of encouragement.

It's Up To You: using what you have learned
About the Instructor
Neal Nybo
4.5 Average rating
6 Reviews
1,660 Students
2 Courses
Personal Coach, Executive Manager, Communications Consultant

Neal’s first priority is to his wife, Carolyn, now married thirty three years, and to their two children, Annie and Emily. Neal comes with a strong business career. He has a Bachelor of Science, Business Management and 25 years experience in leadership and management. He has supervised and trained a twenty seven person national sales department generating $21 million annually. His skills include the ability to lead, to think conceptually as well as in specifics, to interface with public entities, to write and speak clearly, to organize well and to make good things happen.

All of his experience and education has led Neal to focus on helping people and organizations find clarity and direction. Much of the time, this includes coaching people on improving their communication skills. He also helps them recognize and respond to challenges and conflicts in themselves, their families and their organizations.

He attended Fuller Seminary and received his Doctor of Ministry degree in 2012. His emphasis was on discovering and addressing challenges before they become public conflicts.

In 2007, Neal accepted a call as executive pastor at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church. He oversees the staff of 120 and manages the daily activities of this thriving church. It has 2000 members, 1300 in worship at five services with one on Saturday night and four on Sunday including a video café. Neal is the second preacher and continues to teach and lead in ways that lead people to active discipleship with Jesus Christ.