NLP: How To Improve Your Anchoring Skills

If you’re an NLP Practitioner, you’ll know how important continued practice is to keep your skills fresh and improve them. Here are some ideas for practicing anchoring and sharpening your anchoring skills: Make a list of the visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and olfactory and gustatory anchors in your life. Use associated recall for resource anchors, dissociated review […]

Emotional States And Persuasion: Practical NLP Podcast 65

This week on the Practical NLP Podcast, the most important thing you need to know about changing people’s minds – something that many of those ‘Influence with NLP’ and ‘Get anyone to do anything you want’ courses out there don’t tell you. It’s this: the state that your audience are in is going to have […]

What NLP Can Learn From Appreciative Inquiry

Recently I was interviewed by Robyn Stratton-Berkessel for her ‘Positivity Strategist’ podcast about the links between NLP and Appreciative Inquiry. Appreciative Inquiry, if you haven’t come across it before, is a method for bringing about change based on finding what’s working and building on it, rather than trying to analyse and fix problems. During the […]

Practical NLP 30: Chaining Anchors and Practical Applications of Anchoring

The longest ever podcast this week, as we get a step by step guide to chaining anchors, suggest some real-life practical applications for anchoring in business and elsewhere, review the material about anchoring covered in the last few podcasts, and suggest some ways that you can practice and sharpen your anchoring skills. Includes: How to […]

Practical NLP 29: State Elicitation For Anchoring – the How-To

State elicitation is one area that I think isn’t given enough attention in many NLP books and even courses. But it’s important, because when anchoring fails, most often it’s because you haven’t elicited a strong enough state. Find out how to do it (and of course, eliciting states in an audience, a client or a […]

Practical NLP 28: How To Set Up Your Circle of Excellence

Are there situations that you find challenging? Where you don’t respond as you might, and consequently don’t perform as well as you could? Maybe giving a presentation, or speaking at an important meeting, or maybe job interviews? Luckily, there’s something you can do about it. With this NLP technique called “The Circle of Excellence”, you […]

Practical NLP 27: Five Keys to Successful Anchoring

Following on from episode 26, where we set up a resource anchor, this week we’re going under the hood to find out how and why anchoring works. Featuring: The four steps of anchoring The five keys to successful anchoring Pavlov’s Dog plus a couple of useful acronyms to help you remember the steps and the […]