NLP is a practical approach based on the deep understanding of our thought processes and their impact on our behaviours – simply put, it is about why and how we do things we do and how to change our thinking in order to do things better.
It is one of the most successfully used systems to facilitate powerful, quick and long-
So, what is NLP about? In technical terms, NLP is about how our nervous system (‘Neuro’) processes information we receive through our five physical senses: seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, touching.
It is about communication systems (‘Linguistic’): pictures, sounds, smell, taste, feelings and self-
In its heart, NLP is a study of excellence based on the methodology of modelling. The basic idea of modelling is that if you can do it, then everyone can do it; one just has to figure out how you do it, make it more effective, and copy it. And so, it is about identifying concepts (excellence and desired behaviours) and turning them into effective processes which can then be replicated by others in order to achieve the desired outcome faster and each time the process is applied.
That requires both, the NLP researcher and practitioner, to possess a specific attitude, i.e., be inquisitive, objective and ask the right questions. We don’t ask why a particular behaviour is being exhibited, but we want to know how this behaviour is sustained. It’s about what is going on in this particular person’s mind and at this particular moment that makes them display this particular behaviour. The practitioner is then able to tap into the extensive range of proven NLP techniques or design a solution that would utilise the vast body of knowledge available to them through the research and applications in the field of NLP, other mind-
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