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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NLP For Sales And Influencing – The CRAFT Model: Episode 68

This week, some ideas for how to use NLP in sales and influencing generally – any situation where you want someone to change their mind. This episode also introduces the CRAFT model for influence or sales. The CRAFT Model For Using NLP In Selling And Influencing (Note: whether we are aiming to influence someone or […]

How To Negotiate Better: Practical NLP Podcast 67

Follow the steps in the 123-XL Model to be a better negotiator. With some tips on how you can use your NLP skills to get better results in negotiation. Includes: 3 ways to look at the negotiation 6 common tactical errors in negotiation – and what to do instead Useful negotiation tactics from NLP How […]

Perceptual Positions: Practical NLP Podcast 62

Use this process to improve any working relationship, especially with a ‘difficult’ person. The Perceptual Positions process is one of the most useful patterns to come out of NLP. It gives you a way of looking at any interpersonal problem from three different viewpoints – yours, the other person’s, and a detached perspective that sees both of […]

Metaprograms Part 2: Practical NLP Podcast Episode 60

This week, some more metaprograms, the content-free filters that determine what we pay attention to. In this episode we’re considering the General or Specific, Proactive or Reactive, and Internal or External Frame of Reference metaprograms. Includes: How to spot if someone is a big-picture or detail person from the language they use Why you need […]

Levels Of Change: Practical NLP Podcast 58

This week’s podcast covers one of the most useful models in NLP – the ‘Logical Levels’ or ‘Neuro-Logical Levels’ model developed by Robert Dilts. This is a powerful map for coaching individuals, and is also a useful way to analyse change in a team or organisation. It’s even applicable in the field of branding. The […]