Jonathan Altfeld On Inductive And Deductive Thinking: Practical NLP Podcast Episode 80

This week’s interview is with a real innovator in NLP, my old friend and occasional mentor Jonathan Altfeld, international NLP trainer and developer of Knowledge Engineering and many other useful tools and patterns. In the interview, Jonathan shares with us an important distinction that will make you a better coach, therapist or even mechanic: the […]

James Tsakalos Interview: Practical NLP Podcast 79

This episode marks a new direction for the Practical NLP Podcast! Up to now we’ve been talking you through various aspects of NLP in a structured way – essentially the episodes build up into an audio home study pack for an NLP Practitioner course (contact me if you’d like to license them for your own […]

The SCORE Model: Practical NLP Podcast 78

The SCORE model is not taught on that many NLP Practitioner courses, which is a shame as it’s very useful in coaching and problem solving and doesn’t require superhuman sensory acuity to use (although that helps of course). This episode introduces the model and gives some sample questions and tips on how to use it successfully […]

How To Clear Anxiety Using Your Timeline: Practical NLP Podcast 77

This week, the end of an era as we come to the end of the ‘scripted’ Practical NLP Podcast episodes. From next episode we’ll be switching to a longer format where I interview thought leaders and practitioners applying NLP in original ways to solve real-world problems. So, a short and sweet episode in two parts. […]

Practical NLP Podcast Back Episodes And Transcripts – Latest Volume Out!

The latest volume of the Practical NLP Podcast collected episodes and transcripts is now available! The theme for this one is mostly around dealing with ‘difficult’ people, although it also includes helpful models for understanding organisational change, predicting the emotional impact of decisions, a useful selection of meta programs, self-awareness and dealing with criticism. Volume 9: […]

How To Test-Drive Your Timeline: Practical NLP Podcast 76

Having elicited the timeline in the previous episode, this week we take it for a ‘test drive’. In this week’s episode: Two ways people may experience their timeline – as moving or static Step by step instructions for how to guide people through this exercise (also see the show notes below) Why this also works […]

Eliciting Your Timeline: Practical NLP Podcast 75

We use spatial, linear metaphors to think about time (e.g. time is like a road, or like a river) without even thinking about it. How your unconscious mind represents time has a big effect on how you experience life – and that’s what this week’s podcast is about. Including: How to elicit the timeline “In […]

Two Ways To Install A Goal On Your Timeline: Practical NLP Podcast 74

This week’s podcast shows you two ways to install goals into your future, plus (if you’re using this for coaching or facilitating other individuals or groups) when you would use each method. Includes: How to discover your unconscious mind’s typical way of thinking about time How to make the image of your goal as compelling […]

What’s Missing From S.M.A.R.T. Goals: Practical NLP Podcast 73

This week’s podcast exposes the missing piece from the SMART goals model, and gives you a better model that takes account of your motivations and how you feel about the goal. Forget SMART, meet SYDER! Including: Why you don’t have to achieve every goal entirely by your own efforts Why you need to put a […]

Why You Need ‘Towards’ Motivation In Goal Setting: Practical NLP Podcast 72

In this week’s episode we look at the different effects ‘towards’ and ‘away-from’ motivation when you’re setting goals. Each has its place, but they do different jobs – and if you don’t get the mix right, you’ll never reach your goal! Including: Why some millionaires go bankrupt and bounce back several times Why it’s so hard to […]