The Map Is Not The Territory – Interview With Andy Smith: Practical NLP Podcast Episode 83

This week’s episode is something a bit different. Instead of me interviewing a prominent member of the NLP community, it’s someone interviewing me – about the principles or ‘presuppositions’ of NLP and how you can use them to be more effective in your life and work, even if you’re not NLP trained. My interviewer is […]

How To Clear Anxiety Using Your Timeline: Practical NLP Podcast 77

This week, the end of an era as we come to the end of the ‘scripted’ Practical NLP Podcast episodes. From next episode we’ll be switching to a longer format where I interview thought leaders and practitioners applying NLP in original ways to solve real-world problems. So, a short and sweet episode in two parts. […]

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 […]

Run Better Meetings With NLP: Practical NLP Podcast 66

This week, tips from NLP (and a few other areas like Emotional Intelligence) to run more effective meetings! Includes: ‘Managers vs Makers’ – why managers love meetings and makers hate them What to do when people go off on a tangent Two kinds of unproductive participants and how to deal with them How to handle disagreements […]

Metaprograms Part 3: Practical NLP Podcast 61

This episode rounds off our consideration of some of the most useful metaprograms for business, covering the ‘Sameness/Difference’ and ‘Options/Procedures’ patterns. This week’s episode includes: How to tell how much change each of your team members needs (and will tolerate!) Why consultants working in organisational change often get frustrated with regular people How to present […]

Metaprograms Part 1: Practical NLP Podcast 59

Metaprograms in NLP are one of the sets of filters we use to create our map of the world. They run ‘in the background’ so we are usually not consciously aware of them. They drive: what we pay attention to what we respond to what motivates us how we interact with the people around us […]

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 […]

Motivation Strategies That Work! – Practical NLP Podcast 48

This week’s podcast is about what works and what doesn’t work in motivation strategies. Motivation can be ‘towards’ what you want or ‘away from’ what you don’t want – but which is more effective in achieving your goals, and why? Find out in this week’s podcast. Featuring: 0:55 – the problem with ‘away-from’ motivation 1:58 […]

Utilising and Changing Strategies: Practical NLP Podcast 47

This week we find out how to use a strategy that you have elicited – for example, finding out someone’s buying strategy and then using it to give the buyer the information they need to make the decision to buy from you. Also, principles for designing a good strategy, how to change existing strategies and […]