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 […]

Three Easy Ways To Generate Embedded Suggestions

‘Embedded suggestions’ are suggestions to the listener’s unconscious mind, embedded within a longer sentence that on the surface may be saying something quite different. Embedded suggestions are a concept borrowed from the hypnotic techniques of the ‘father of indirect hypnosis’, Milton Erickson. If you subtly emphasise some parts of a sentence (by tone, or pausing, […]

Presuppositions about Communication: Practical NLP Podcast 10

This week’s episode of the UK’s most listened to NLP podcast introduces three NLP ‘presuppositions’ or principles about successful communication (yes, I know it says ‘six presuppositions’ at the start of the podcast but we’ll cover the other 3 next week): Respect for the other person’s ‘map of the world’ The ‘meaning’ of communication is […]

The “Agreement Frame”: how to express another viewpoint so people will listen to you

Everyone sees things from a different point of view. Expressing a different point of view can easily escalate into conflict if not carefully managed, especially if the other person’s opinions have a lot of emotion attached to them. Usually when people disagree with someone, they use the word “but” to preface their own viewpoint. “But” […]