Some people may assume that NLP has a lot to do with positive thinking, affirmations and being ‘happy’. In fact, NLP has a lot to say about positive thinking and being, yet the story is more involved than that….
One of the properties I love about NLP is its abilities to denominalize. What I mean by that is to take a word, noun or institutionalised cliché and take it back to its grounding or root/home.
So we’d better take a look at the word spirit first because we can have several different meanings to that.
Let’s break down the name just a bit so you’ll understand the foundations before moving on. “Neuro” stands for the mind and how it influences and controls the body. It is much more than just the physical brain; rather, it is the way that the brain affects the body on both conscious and subconscious levels.
I’ve seen a lot of presenters and a lot of those have been using presenting skills NLP style! So what’s different about NLP presentation skills? When I did my trainers course in 1999, I hadn’t much of an idea what goes into an excellent presentation. Isn’t it just about being confident and being yourself? No, …