Neuro-linguistic Programming For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 26, 2010 - Self-Help - 416 pages
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Learn how to apply NLP to fine-tune life skills, build rapport, enhance communication, and become more persuasive

One of the most exciting psychological techniques in use today, neuro-linguistic programming helps you model yourself on those-or, more accurately, the thought processes of those-who are stellar in their fields. Rooted in behavioral psychology of the 1970s, the concepts of NLP are now common to such diverse areas as business, education, sports, health, music and the performing arts-and have been instrumental in helping people change and improve their professional and personal lives. In this handy, informative guide, you will acquire a basic toolkit of NLP techniques, with advice on the NLP approach to goal-setting, as well as insights on how you think, form mental strategies, manage emotional states, and, finally, understand the world.

  • With new content on new code NLP, symbolic modeling, clean language in the workplace and energetic NLP-techniques developed after the first edition
  • Includes updated information throughout and two new chapters: Dipping into Modeling and Making Change Easier

Not simply a guide to reprogramming your negative or habitual thoughts, this practical, down-to-earth introduction to NLP is the first step to fulfilling personal and professional ambitions and achieving excellence in every sphere of your life.

 

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Contents

Winning Friends and Influencing People 73
105
Understanding to Be Understood Meta Programs
125
Opening the Toolkit
145
Sliding the Controls of Your Experience
163
Working with the Logical Levels
177
Driving Habits Uncovering Your Secret Programs
193
Travelling in Time to Improve Your Life
209
Smooth Running below Decks
223
The Part of Tens
335
Ten Applications of NLP
337
Ten Books to Add to Your Library
347
Introducing NLP 7
350
Ten Books to Add to Your Library 347 Chapter 23 Ten Online NLP Resources
351
Ten Films That Include NLP Processes 355 Part VII Appendixes
365
Resource List
367
Rapport Building
371

Introduction 1
231
Sliding the Controls of Your Experience 163 Chapter 11 Working with the Logical Levels 177 Chapter 12 Driving Habits Uncovering Your Secret P...
235
Getting to the Heart of the Matter The Meta Model 237 Chapter 16 Hypnotising Your Audience
251
Telling Tales to Reach the Unconscious Stories
263
Asking the Right Questions
277
Integrating Your Learning
293
Integrating Your Learning
296
Dipping into Modelling 295 Chapter 20 Making Change Easier
313
The WellFormed Outcome Checklist
373
Index
375
Some Basic Assumptions of NLP
19
Suck Them and See 32 Chapter 3 Discovering Whos Directing Your Life
33
Taking Charge of Your Life
55
Winning Friends and Influencing People
73
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About the author (2010)

Romilla Ready is an NLP Master Practitioner and the architect of 'Relationship Wizardry in Business', a programme of training and coaching for business executives.

Kate Burton is a leading international executive coach with a background in corporate communication in IT, and works with clients such as HP, KPMG, and Microsoft. Romilla and Kate are the authors of the best-selling Neuro-linguistic Programming Workbook For Dummies.

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