Understanding And Using The Milton Model 3: Distortions

Many of the patterns in the Milton Model are just Meta Model patterns ‘in reverse’ – chunking up for abstraction and vagueness, rather than questions drilling down to specifics. This article considers the patterns we can class as ‘Distortions’. Mind Reads And I know you remember that ‘mind reading’ in NLP describes when someone is […]

Practical NLP Podcast 39: Milton Model part 2

Part 2 of the Practical NLP Milton Model podcast covers language patterns that can be classed as Generalisations and Deletions. Most commentaries on the Milton Model describe its use in trance inductions – here we look at some practical examples for a business context. Includes: How to use universals to help your coaching clients or employees find the morale-boosting […]

Practical NLP Podcast 35: The Meta Model part 1 – Distortions

In this week’s podcast we start exploring the set of magic questions called the ‘Meta Model’, which help you to uncover missing information, challenge generalisations, and straighten out distortions. These questions are going to be ultra-useful to you in all kinds of contexts therapy, coaching, business, and not least in your own personal development and aspects […]

Practical NLP Podcast episode 32: Presuppositions in Language part 1

In this week’s podcast we start to look at ‘linguistic presuppositions’ or presuppositions in language – the implicit statements embedded in what people say or write that you have to take as true (‘presuppose’) in order to make sense of it. When you can spot these, you can ‘read between the lines’ of what someone […]

Practical NLP Podcast Episode 1: Personal Responsibility and Cause and Effect

NLP demystified for personal development and business success! There don’t seem to be that many NLP-related podcasts out there, especially ones that don’t assume prior knowledge of NLP, so I thought I’d start one. The aim is to guide you through NLP from first principles, and give you practical tools that you can start using […]