What is NLP? In the late 1960's and early 70's a communication model emerged that took a different look at the way we communicate. Not wanting this new model to fit into any existing discipline of psychology or therapy the founders, Richard Bandler and John Grinder called it Neurolinguistic Programming or NLP for short. NLP is a way of Learning NLP is essentially a model of learning and demonstrates that we can model human thinking, behaviour and communication. 'Neuro' refers to our nervous
Imagine, if you will, long ago in a distant time at the dawn of civilisation, a group of people huddled around a fire, resting from the day and warming themselves from the night. The group is made up of several families, the young, the fit and the old all grouped together for mutual survival in a harsh environment. The evening meal had finished and a man stands, the group falls silent but with excited curiosity about what the man might say. The man, who was not old by our standards but had an
Body Language and Micro Expressions Have you seen the TV series 'Lie to Me'? Lie to Me is based on the work of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who has been a pioneer in the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions. The show is compelling because the main character can read when people are lying and appears to have an almost supernatural ability to read minds. If you are in any kind of relationship; whether it be work, social or romantic the ability to read the other person's
"What I do with my hands?" is a question I have heard countless times from people wanting to improve their presentation skills. In this short video I suggest that what to do with your hands is to make meaningful gestures.
The road to hell may be paved with good intentions but this is usually because of bad execution. An intention is a frame of mind that drives action, when you have a clearly defined intention you gain a laser like focus and begin to take action. Effective execution occurs when intentions are transformed into well thought out behaviours. People can often read your intentions but the world rewards your effective execution. Here are four questions to ask: What is it you want to do? What actions
The fear of public speaking can paralyse otherwise confident inviduals; in this video you will learn how to overcome that fear. Footnote: Experienced NLP practitioners will recognise the embedded frames and state inductions in this video.
If there is any hypnotic trance state that is the ultimate one for a Neuro-Semanticist, it is the genius state. But no, the use of the word genius does not mean it is a hypnotic state for increasing your I.Q., that’s not the purpose of this particular trance. Instead this is the induction into a state of being all there. It is a state of absolute focus on one thing. Normally, when you experience it, you are in a powerful state of concentration and absorption. And when you are there people may
Have you ever wondered how to plan a presentation or speech? This short video will certainly help.
Neuro Linguistic Programming - NLP NLP is a model of how humans think, feel, behave and communicate. When NLP was developed in the 1970's by Bandler and Grinder it was a radical departure from the field of psychology, which at the time was focused more on human dysfunction than peak performance. Today, with the acceptance of positive psychology, NLP appears less radical can be viewed as an excellent framework for learning to communicate effectively, to model people and systems and to design
In this 4 minute video clip I explain the self leadership distinction between Responsibility FOR your thoughts, feelings, speech and behaviour and Responsibility TO our relationships and contracts.