About NLP: The element with the most flexibility…

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

This time it’s number 7

The element in a system that has the most flexibility will be the catalyst of that system.

(In case you think the way it’s worded as an NLP presupposition is a little over the top, check . . . → keep reading

About NLP: Respect each person’s model of the world

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

This time it’s number 8

Respect each person’s model of the world.

On the surface, this presupposition seems pretty straightforward. Having respect for another person and their beliefs is part of being a kind and conscientious person and member of society.

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About NLP: You Cannot Not Communicate

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

This time it’s number 5

You cannot not communicate. Effective communicators accept and utilize all communication presented to them.

Let’s talk about the first part of this presupposition. You cannot not communicate, just like you cannot not . . . → keep reading

About NLP: There is no failure, only feedback

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

This time it’s number 6

All outcomes are achievements, there is no failure, only feedback.

The idea of this NLP presupposition is that when you want to reach a certain goal or outcome, everything that happens is . . . → keep reading

The new 24/7 app on my iPhone: MotionX-Sleep

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You know I love my iPhone, right?

I take it on runs and rides with me, I use it to help me see things differently and now, I sleep with it.

But not so I can read email or play one last game of Scramble with Friends before nodding off. In fact, I put it . . . → keep reading

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

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