“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” Buddha
Neuro-Linguistic Programming is the exploration of how we communicate, think and change with the aim of replicating and improving great performance in any context. It uses both conscious and unconscious processes that leads to increased communication skills, confidence, motivation and success and is directly related to increasing our ability to influence and persuade. It is also effective in overcoming blocks or barriers caused by a lack of these skills.
Practical applications of NLP include:
✔Improve personal and social skills – help develop and improve on existing skills
✔Business skills like improved leadership, coaching, sales, influence and managing change
✔Help with personal challenges like smoking, drinking, weight-loss and phobias (e.g fear of heights)
Seduction and relationships – improve interaction with others
✔Health – help individuals change limiting beliefs, habits and behaviour
✔Sport – Used to help people reach and maintain peak performance.
Coaching is about assisting others in going somewhere that they want to go with their life. We are a coach, right? We help transport people and we help create positive change. We use the techniques of NLP in order to do that.
If someone is interested in coaching then they want change, don’t they? If you coach them and everything stays the same for them then you haven’t been effective as a coach and they won’t be wanting any more coaching from you.
The fact that someone expresses an interest in coaching means that they are seeking change of some sort, so that is the first box that needs ticking. People need to be interested in changing something.
Also a fact is that the coachee hasn’t been able to create the change that they need themselves otherwise they wouldn’t need coaching. There can be lots of reasons for this and the main reason is because people get stuck in the same thought patterns and behaviours and they can’t seem to generate sufficient motivation or they haven’t yet released their capabilities to get out of those limiting patterns.
The job of a coach is to enable people to take a look outside of their current limitations, create compelling objectives for their work or their life and facilitate the change. This is our end objective in coaching.
NLP coaching skills can generate rapid results, when used appropriately. It is also specifically used for the patterns that most influence our behaviors, including:
As you can see by this post NLP can help you both in business and personal and is one of the most highly successful forms of coaching.
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