The concept of purpose plagued Petra’s life in a big way. She had heard people talk about this even though she never really understood what it truly meant and why it was so important.
The phone rang. It was her friend Gerry inviting her to a hike through the national park. It was going to take all day so bring a packed lunch and wear good hiking shoes, she said. Petra loved Sundays like that. Her spirit could roam. She felt free to dream and smell the roses as she walked.
Men are from Mars and women are from Venus. The old landmark book that caused waves through society many decades ago, rang through Petra’s mind. She had done the NLP Practitioner course and found her purpose, a calling she knew was there for many years but she did not have a clue as to how she would find it.
“Clicking in” to her unique selling proposition (USP), she was not just relieved at having found it but also excited at what lay ahead. What surfaced during the course was her special talent with women. This was not new information. It resonated with her
Richard’s spousal relationship made a significant turnaround fast. He was shocked at the rapid changes both he and his wife experienced. Overnight they were both on a different level. It was a miracle!
But then again was it? In the back of his mind his NLP coach Sandy’s voice rang loud and clear. She had said that as he hit session 3 or so, he would begin to see phenomenal changes. His internal radar was re-orientating. He didn’t quite understand what that meant specifically as he had never experienced immediate change before.
As Sandy moved along with her coaching business she realised the importance of collating data. From age, gender, marital status to career and many other dimensions that she felt would give her deeper insights into trends.
Specialising in helping people in relationships break through mental blocks, she began to notice valuable gender-related data that was beginning to show trends. She felt these patterns of behaviour would help her accelerate coaching results.
In one of my earlier blogs “What is NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming)?” I defined NLP as an epistemology – a model of how we know what we know. Many people ask “is it beneficial to learn NLP?”
As human beings we think and feel then apply language to our actions. These produce results in our lives whether in our career or family contexts. So just imagine if you knew how to change your thoughts and feelings? And if you had language models to influence others? Wouldn’t these produce amazing results in your life?
The meaning of NLP is simple. It is an epistemology – a model of how we know what we know. How do you know that you like something or dislike something? How do you know that something like a bill you have paid is in the past or an unpaid bill is something in the future?
Neuro linguistic programming is a jigsaw puzzle of your mind. It teaches you where information is stored and how to retrieve it easily. It also contains the methodology of eradicating negativity fast and permanently...
Sylvia is a qualified Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Trainer. She started her business in Sydney and is now based in Singapore.