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The Well-Formed Outcome: Simply Motivating

The Well-Formed Outcome: Simply Motivating 1,203 Words, 4.8 minutes So far in this series <here> you learned that to do NLP you need three things: Rapport, An Outcome, And A Ritual. We started with Rapport: how to establish a connection so that people care. Now we will move to Outcomes and then Rituals, or as …

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Life Skills: Rapport #3, Influence : You’ve Paced, Now Lead

361 Words, time 1.44 In the last couple posts (here and here) you were shown the rapport move called pacing. Pacing effectively creates a connection so that you can lead a conversation in the direction you want to go. This could be as simple as where to have dinner or as complex as agreeing on …

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Life Skills: Rapport #2, The Power Move: Pacing And Leading In Conversational Rapport-Building

Life Skills: Pacing and Leading, The Power Move In Conversational Rapport-Building. Many behaviors can be paced, or mirrored. These NLP Rapport skills are pretty easy to learn, and you can practice them anytime and anywhere that you can observe someone. They are tools you can use to create better connections and have greater influence. These …

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Still Essential: Rapport Skills in the time of Corona

Most of us are spending more time that ever imagined on zoom, FaceTime and other forms of interactive video. Without the personal contact we are used to, emotional distance can creep in too. This is where good old NLP rapport skills can come to the fore for you. A basic principle of NLP is that …

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Different Planets: The Worlds Inside Our Minds

An Excerpt from “NLP: The Essential Guide” – Understanding NLP I bet you think you know what’s real, right? If we were in the room together, you might assume that the world you live in is the same one I live in. Sorry, Charlie, it just ain’t so. As soon as we’re born, we begin …

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Submodalities in communication

How your preferred submodality impacts communication

One of the most valuable lessons I learned from my mom and step-dad – everyone processes at different speeds. You see, my mom was a very quick thinker with a wicked sense of humor. My step-dad, brilliant in his own right, was a much slower thinking, processing everything before responding. Unfortunately for my mother, that …

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