About NLP: The map is not the territory

The map is not the territory.

In no particular order, it’s time to delve a little deeper into another one of the NLP Presuppositions.

This time it’s number 1

The map is not the territory.

The basic idea is that we create a map (our perceptions) to understand the territory (reality). This one is originally from Alfred Korzybski a philosopher, engineer . . . → keep reading

Time for something different

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My cousin and his wife are in town to take their daughter to college. They had some free time today in between attending campus activities and buying dorm room necessities at Target. So we headed out to the Columbia River Gorge.

It was a nice change of pace.

We saw awesome waterfalls and beautiful creeks; . . . → keep reading

About NLP: The meaning of your communication

In no particular order, it’s time to delve a little deeper into another one of the NLP Presuppositions.

This time it’s number 2

The meaning of your communication is the response you get.

It doesn’t matter what you meant to say, the meaning comes from how the listener hears and responds to it. Which also . . . → keep reading

About NLP: Every behavior is motivated by a positive intention

It’s time to delve a little deeper into another one of the NLP Presuppositions.

This time it’s number 4

Every behavior is motivated by a positive intention. People make the best choices they can with the resources they have available.

This can be a lot to accept at face value. It usually fires off all . . . → keep reading

So About That NLP Stuff

Other than trying to define NLP, or mentioning it in a post or two, I haven’t really talked much about it, much less what drew me to it in the first place. And one of these days I’ll have to share the story of If you’re curious, here’s how I ended up getting trained in . . . → keep reading