When a NLP trainer stands before a classroom full of students with a demo subject by their side and does a process that seems to work magic; creating a sudden and obvious transformation in the subject, we marvel over the speed and simplicity of it. Unfortunately many of us focus on the process or technique used as if it is the source of the magic. What is often overlooked are the skills the trainer is
The Meta Programs Mixing board was created by imagining Meta Programs on a sound mixing board, the kind a sound engineer in a recording studio slides up and down adding more treble or decreasing the treble, adding more bass or lowering the bass, etc. to balance the qualities of sound while recording a song. Instead of balancing qualities of sound I wondered what it would be like to balance qualities of information sorting (Meta Programs)
By Damon Cart
I heard Tim Hallbom speak the words of the title of this article once during one of his trainings. I don’t know if he was the first to say it or if he heard it from someone else and was just repeating it, but it was something I already knew deep down and had experienced. I just hadn’t put words to it so concisely.
How I had first come to this understanding
I often hear the question “What’s the best way to learn NLP?” or “How can I learn NLP quickly?” The answer I often start with and the answer I was often told is practice. It’s an answer that does not satisfy most people but it is the difference that makes the difference when it comes to people who are okay at NLP and people who are great at it. There’s just no way of getting