10 Practical Uses for NLP

By | Applying NLP Now, Blog Original, NLP Weekly Tip, Odd & Interesting

NLP is an incredibly powerful tool that will allow you to make broad reaching changes in your life. One of the most common questions I am asked is “How can NLP help me in my life?” While I could go on and on about the areas of my life and changes NLP has allowed me to make I thought it might be helpful to write this up in an easier format. What I do want to point out is that…

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Movie review and the Disney Creativity Model

By | Applying NLP Now, Blog Original, Odd & Interesting, Parallels, Stories & Metaphors

  Last Friday two friends and I saw the movie Saving Mr. Banks, the story of how Walt Disney finally convinced author P.L. Travers to give him the rights to make a musical of her book Mary Poppins. It took him 20 years to accomplish the task! The trailers for the movie had me expecting a funny, frivolous experience – it was anything but that. I highly recommend it, especially to those interested in NLP. All three of us are…

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So What? How You Can Use This Information

By | Applying NLP Now, Blog Original, NLP In The News, NLP Training, NLP Weekly Tip, Odd & Interesting, Parallels, Practice & Processes, Stories & Metaphors, Uncategorized

By now you certainly have heard about NLP: The Essential Guide to Neuro-linguistic Programming.  The reviews are coming in and they all agree…it’s a fantastic guide to running your own mind and being in control of your own experiences! I hope you’ve had a chance to pick up your copy and get started on it.  If not, the links are below so you can get started now. This week I thought I would include a different kind of excerpt than…

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Discover Your Inner World

By | Applying NLP Now, Blog Original, NLP In The News, NLP Training, NLP Weekly Tip, Odd & Interesting, Parallels, Practice & Processes, Stories & Metaphors, Uncategorized

Here is another great excerpt from our new book, NLP: The Essential Guide.  The feedback has been awesome, and people are really enjoying getting to try out some processes and learn more about their mind works. I’m so excited for you to get your copy, I couldn’t wait to send out this fun exercise.  It’s a fantastic introduction to how your mind works.  It’s a friendly and accessible exercise anyone can do from the comfort of their home or office,…

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NLP: The Essential Guide – An Introduction

By | Applying NLP Now, Blog Original, NLP In The News, NLP Training, NLP Weekly Tip, Odd & Interesting, Parallels, Practice & Processes, Stories & Metaphors, Uncategorized

It’s finally here.  After much hype, countless hours, so many months work, the new book, NLP: The Essential Guide is in stores and on shelves.  It’s hard to believe.  It’s really here, and it’s more than just paper. Published by William Morrow/Harper Collins, it’s available now.  You get the book and the matching Companion Site . The site is linked to from specific pages throughout the book, creating an inclusive multi-sensory learning environment for you. Tom Dotz created the site to provide…

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Emotions As Passengers, Not Drivers: Choosing & Changing Your State

By | Applying NLP Now, Blog Original, NLP In The News, NLP Training, NLP Weekly Tip, Odd & Interesting, Parallels, Practice & Processes, Stories & Metaphors

A long time ago I promised to make a book using Tom Hoobyar’s NLP stories. He and I got a good start on it, and then life interrupted, and Tom passed on. So Susan Sanders, a good friend and stellar NLP’er, and I took the beginnings of a manuscript Tom H had created and turned it into a completed work. Today you’re getting an excerpt directly from the book, and one you haven’t seen before. To my delight, the book…

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Confidence You Can Take With You…Everywhere? Yes.

By | Applying NLP Now, Blog Original, NLP In The News, NLP Training, NLP Weekly Tip, Odd & Interesting, Practice & Processes, Stories & Metaphors, Uncategorized

Here is another great piece from our new book, “NLP: The Essential Guide”. It’s a unique story and process you haven’t seen before. Help us make this a top NLP book and reserve a pre-order copy. It really counts a lot more if you do – and that way you’ll be able to write one of the first reviews of it, too!. (And the pre-publication pricing is such a deal. 😉 Get yours here: Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0062083619?ie=UTF8%20&tag=harpercollinsus-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0062083619 B&N:  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/nlp-tom-hoobyar/1112037994?ean=9780062083616&cm_mmc=AFFILIATES-_-Linkshare-_-MdXm68JZJz8-_-10%3a1&r=1& Books A…

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Markets Tumble, People Stumble, and How NLP Helps You Get Up Again

By | Applying NLP Now, NLP In The News, NLP Weekly Tip, Odd & Interesting, Parallels, Stories & Metaphors

Stopping by the office last Friday the phones were ringing and things were hopping. Unusual for a Friday afternoon, that’s for sure, but then interest has been up a lot lately. So I picked up a call and had a great (and to me classic) conversation with someone who, like you, is interested in how NLP could help them next. I say a classic call because it followed one of three standard paths. 1) There’s the person who’s new to…

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Did Barack Obama hypnotize the nation during his Denver acceptance speech?

By | NLP In The News, Odd & Interesting

Found this one in the local weekly, “Westword.” 🙂 “Did Barack Obama hypnotize the nation during his Denver acceptance speech? In this recently posted video, for instance, Obama is accused of using “the techniques of neurolinguistic programming (NLP), a covert form of hypnosis,” to … As you may have heard, Barack Obama recently became the president of the United States. However, his enemies continue to portray him as a smooth but dangerous character whose rhetorical skills mask evil motives. In…

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More Money Than God

By | Odd & Interesting, Stories & Metaphors

In the spirit of these economic times, let me tell you a story about conferences and congruence. Thirty-odd years ago, I’m walking in Manhattan with a long-time friend. A piece of paper blows by. My friend grabs it up, hands it to me and says, “Keep this. It’s really valuable.” I look at it – it’s a hotel map – the kind they give you so you can find where conference rooms are. “What good is this?” I ask. “It…

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