Emotional Intelligence And NLP: How They Are Related

Many people still think that emotions just get in the way of rational decision-making, and that they have no value in the modern workplace. It’s true that if someone isn’t managing their emotions, and they’re erupting with anger all the time they are at work, that could be disruptive to work with. At the same time, […]

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 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 […]