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 response you get
- You cannot not communicate
As usual, we cover a lot of ground – so this week’s episode features how not to motivate your employees, Gerald Ratner’s fall from grace, my ‘tabloid press’ voice, and the facts behind the widely-quoted myth that 93% of communication is non-verbal.
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Various NLP trainers I’ve worked with have also mentioned the 93% non verbal theory. I’ve always intrinsically doubted this – it just sounded implausible the first time I heard it. Thanks for pointing out where this came from, and why it is nonsense in most cases!