How To Test-Drive Your Timeline: Practical NLP Podcast 76

Having elicited the timeline in the previous episode, this week we take it for a ‘test drive’. In this week’s episode: Two ways people may experience their timeline – as moving or static Step by step instructions for how to guide people through this exercise (also see the show notes below) Why this also works […]

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 […]

Two Ways To Install A Goal On Your Timeline: Practical NLP Podcast 74

This week’s podcast shows you two ways to install goals into your future, plus (if you’re using this for coaching or facilitating other individuals or groups) when you would use each method. Includes: How to discover your unconscious mind’s typical way of thinking about time How to make the image of your goal as compelling […]

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 […]

Prioritising Values And Resolving Conflicts: Practical NLP Podcast 71

So, you’ve elicited a list of values (in episode 70). Some values are more important to you than others, so you need to find out which are the most important – your ‘values hierarchy’. You also need to check for clashes between values and resolve them to avoid dilemmas and ‘stuckness’. That’s what this week’s episode is about. […]

How To Elicit Values: Practical NLP Podcast 70

In this week’s episode we learn how to elicit values the NLP way, and why values are important for motivation. This is useful for coaching and for personal development, and essential for successful goal-setting. Includes: A simple process for eliciting values (your own or a client’s) How to know when you’ve got a genuine value rather […]

NLP For Leadership: Episode 69

In this week’s short but sweet episode, some ideas from NLP to help you be a better leader. Includes: the importance of congruence – or integrity, in everyday language how your example affects other people, with research to back it up the 2005 Fast/Tiedens study on how stories can affect behaviour how to have a […]

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 […]