Why You Need ‘Towards’ Motivation In Goal Setting: Practical NLP Podcast 72

Practical NLP PodcastIn 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!


  • Why some millionaires go bankrupt and bounce back several times
  • Why it’s so hard to lose that last half-stone
  • How to discover if your motivation is ‘towards’ or ‘away-from’
  • How to spot ‘concealed away-froms’ in people’s thinking from the words they say
  • Tips for converting ‘away-from’ motivation into ‘towards’
  • Why it’s important to formulate your goals in positive language
  • ….and much more!

How to listen to Practical NLP Podcast Episode 72: Why You Need Towards Motivation In Goal-Setting

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Duration: 9m 01s

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Practical NLP Podcast Collection Vol 11Note: Only the most recent 10 episodes of the Practical NLP Podcast are available free on Apple Podcasts. You can still listen to this episode as part of the Practical NLP Podcast Collection Volume 11, which you can get here.

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