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Visual, Auditory or Kinesthetic?

How often have you heard someone who has learned a bit about NLP say a person is “Visual” or “Auditory” or “Kinesthetic”? Unfortunately, that’s a simplistic and counterproductive approach to Representational Systems. People use all of their senses to experience the...

Skills vs. Techniques

There is an old story of a boilermaker who was hired to fix a huge steamship boiler system that was not working well. After listening to the engineer’s description of the problems and asking a few questions, he went to the boiler room. He looked at the maze of...

Applying to Self

Many times I’ve come people who say they “Use NLP on their clients successfully but it doesn’t work for that person”. Usually they’ve studied NLP through an online course or by books written by people who write about techniques. They usually try to run themselves...

Persuasion Engineering In Everyday Life

While NLP skills are generally thought of as being used in therapeutic or coaching situations, anyone who has taken Persuasion Engineering knows how easily these skills translate into everyday situations. If you approach every interaction as a “sales” situation and by...

Put One Foot In Front Of The Other…

Some of the best lessons can be found in children’s entertainment, such as the famous Rankin Bass “Santa Clause is Coming to Town.” There’s a famous song that includes the lyric: “Put One Foot In Front of the Other…” I’ve been working with a client who feels that his...

Turn and Face the Strange Changes

Every year we’re confronted by the prospect of the dreaded New Year’s Resolution. And we’re told that now is the time to make all the changes that will make our lives better in the New Year. And yet, we’re always changing so what is it about a new year that makes a...