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5 Seconds to Smashing More Arguments With NLP

Last time the used car salesman pitched a lemon at you, he called the high price tag an “investment.” Didn’t sound so bad did it? He gift wrapped his words. When you were fired, they called it a strategic downsizing. Now that didn’t make you any better off but it sure sounded nicer than being “fired” Euphemisms are efficient linguistic tactics to counter objections. The key is to redefine certain words in an antagonist’s statement such that his objection no longer seems so overwhelming. Through redefinition we […]

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How to Use NLP In Storytelling

Everybody loves a good story. Wouldn’t you agree? For the generationally impaired, once upon a not so long ago, there was a guy called Max Bygraves whose tag line was “I wanna tell you a story”, And indeed he would and always it was a funny story because he knew how to deliver it. It was for each and every person in the audience and it was personal. The Best Piece of Storytelling Magic Every story resonated with something that had occurred in the experience of the […]

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NLP Your Pathway to Personal Success

As a certified NLP trainer, I am often asked, “What is NLP?” The term NLP stands for neuro-linguistic programming and was coined in the early seventies by John Grinder, an assistant professor of linguistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Richard Bandler, a student of psychology at the university. They began their work by studying Fritz Perls, a psychotherapist and originator of the Gestalt school of therapy, Virginia Satir, a well-known family therapist and Milton Erickson, a world-famous hypnotherapist. Their intention was to model outstanding […]

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