The Mind Factory
Creating Outstanding Thinkers and Communicators

Neethling Brain Instrument

As Ken Wall, world renowned creativity and innovation guru and CEO of The Thinking Network says, "the Neethling Brain Instrument™ (NBI™) is the most comprehensive battery of Whole Brain Thinking instruments in the world". The Mind Factory have chosen The Thinking Network and the NBI™ as our preferred source of reliable information on thinking preferences and whole-brain thinking.

The Mind Factory use the NBI™ in many of our workshops and programs.
As Ken points out, use of the NBI™ can help individuals and organisations to:

  • increase individual productivity
  • enhance organisational performance
  • strengthen customer and client relationships
  • establish better job and person matching
  • build and lead effective teams
  • understand clients and customers
  • relate better to friends and family!

Available NBI™ Instruments

Business Instruments

  • NBI™ Adult Instrument
  • NBI™ Leadership Instrument
  • NBI™ Skills Instrument
  • NBI™ Job Instrument
  • NBI™ Learning Instrument
  • NBI™ Creativity Instrument

Educational Instruments

  • NBI™ Teacher/Trainer Instrument
  • NBI™ Senior Student Instrument - College/University 17+
  • NBI™ Junior Student Instrument - 9- 17 years
  • NBI™ Young Child Instrument


  • NBI™ Personal Negativity Instrument
  • Organisational Wellness Instrument
  • Organisational Negativity Instrument

Relationship Instruments

  • NBI™ Parenting Instrument
  • NBI™ Relationship Instrument

Sports Instruments

  • NBI™ Rugby Instrument
  • NBI™ Rugby Referee Instrument
  • NBI™ Rugby Instrument
  • NBI™ Soccer Instrument
  • NBI™ Golf Instrument
  • NBI™ Tennis Instrument
  • NBI™ Cricket Instrument
  • NBI™ Netball Instrument

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