What is Neuro-Linguistic Programming?
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is a highly effective
discipline that enables you to think, communicate and manage
yourself more effectively. It is the science and study of how language
and the nervous system interact. Creating change with NLP involves
altering this interaction to create the desired result.
It is one of the most powerful skills used in sales, business
management, psychology, sports, coaching and all forms of personal
NLP has been described as “software for the brain. Our brains
are like video recorders taking in information from our environment
through our senses. The information is given meaning then stored to
use in responding to every day events
All behavior stems from our
neurological processes of sight, hearing,
smell, taste, touch and feeling.
Indicates that we use language
to order our thoughts and behavior
and to communicate with others
Refers to ways we can choose to
organize our ideas and actions to produce
Understand body language
Improve interpersonal skills
This information determines how we
do everything; including how successful
we are in achieving our goals. Using NLP
we are able to reprogram our minds to
immediately transform these limiting
beliefs and behaviors into new more
successful strategies. This can instantly
transform the way we think and behave.
Developing rapport (simply
thought/structure isn’t enough)
Communicate in the language of the
NLP and related subjects have their sceptics, particularly
in terms of general classroom applicability and how NLP is
commercially marketed as a method of self-improvement. NLP
has been labelled a 'quasi science' and criticised on the grounds
of lack of empirical studies, but there are sound reasons why NLP
is compatible with current.
NLP is about recognising patterns.
NLP is concerned with process rather than
NLP provides a model of how we
communicate with ourselves and others.
In NLP, information arrives via the senses,
and ‘four modalities' are identified as ways that
different individuals perceive the messages.
These modalities are: