Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Dummies / Edition 1by Romilla Ready, Kate Burton
Pub. Date: 05/28/2004
NLP has a simple premise: take someone who's good at something, model how they do it and learn from them. This way it is possible to understand the thought processes common to excellence in any field and weed out negative or habitual thinking. Neuro-Linguistic Programming techniques extremely popular in many areas including business, education, sports, coaching, counselling, personal development and relationships. Neuro-linguistic Programming for Dummies avoids the jargon of many other books and provides both the basic essentials for the beginner and advanced theory for experienced NLP readers
Table of Contents
Part I: Welcome to a Brave New World.
Chapter 1: NLP Explained.
Chapter 2: Some Basic Assumptions of NLP.
Chapter 3: Taking Charge of Your Life.
Part II: The Brain’s Highway Code.
Chapter 4: Who’s Steering the Bus?
Chapter 5: Pushing the Communication Buttons.
Part III: Winning Friends . . . Influencing People.
Chapter 6: Seeing, Hearing, and Feeling Your Way to Better Communication.
Chapter 7: Creating Rapport.
Chapter 8: Understanding to Be Understood: Metaprograms.
Part IV: Opening the Toolkit.
Chapter 9: Dropping Anchors.
Chapter 10: Sliding the Controls.
Chapter 11: Changing with Logical Levels.
Chapter 12: Driving Habits: Uncovering Your Secret Programs.
Chapter 13: Time Travel.
Chapter 14: Smooth Running Below Decks.
Part V: Words to Entrance.
Chapter 15: Heart of the Matter: The Meta Model.
Chapter 16: Hypnotising Your Audience.
Chapter 17: Stories, Fables, and Metaphors: Telling Tales to Reach the Subconscious.
Chapter 18: Asking the Right Questions.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Applications of NLP.
Chapter 20: Ten Books to Add to Your Library.
Chapter 21: Ten Online NLP Resources.
Chapter 22: Ten Movies That Include NLP Processes.
Part VII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Resource List.
Appendix B: Rapport Building.
Appendix C: The Well-formed Outcome Checklist.
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