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NLP Meta Model and Rapport

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Guess what, usage of the NLP Meta Model and Rapport can be dangerous! The Meta-Model can easily reduce or break rapport. Actually it requires that the subject you are talking with break or reduce rapport with you by themselves, by tuning out the world and searching in their minds. By tuning out the world, they are reducing sensory contact with you while they do lots of deeper and deeper searches through their internal experience to answer your questions.

NLP Olfactory

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In NLP Olfactory is one part of the Representational System. An example is: “Smelling how great that apple-pie smells!”. Or maybe a more nasty one: “It smells like dogshit!”. There are legions more. Just say only think about food and the smell of it and a legion of examples will popup.Olfactory is relating to smell or the sense of smell.

NLP Syntactic Ambiguity

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In NLP Syntactic Ambiguity is unexpected vague and does not ‘follow the rules’. Improper pauses, rambling sentences and incomplete sentences. All of which ultimately force the listener to ‘mind read’. “Hand me your watch … how quickly you go into a trance.” So, Syntactic Ambiguity is where the function (syntactic) of a word cannot be immediately determined from the immediate context. Take a transitive verb, add “ing” after it and place it before a noun.

NLP Kinesthetic

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In NLP Kinesthetic is one part of the Representational System. In NLP Kinesthetic break down into two general parts; Internal and External. Examples of Internal feelings are feeling happy, grateful and joy. In conclusion you will find legions more. Examples of External feelings are; feeling the wind on your skin, feeling the sun on your skin. So every feeling that comes from the inside is called Kinesthetic Internal and every feeling that comes from the outside, we call in NLP Kinesthetic External.

NLP Rapport

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In NLP Rapport is the presence of trust, harmony and cooperation in a relationship. Rapport is created and maintained on different levels. Guess what, the usage Rapport can be dangerous! Asking the wrong questions can easily reduce or break rapport.

NLP Gustatory

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In NLP Gustatory is one part of the Representational System. In NLP Gustatory breaks down into two general parts; Remembered and the actual taste. When you associate yourself with your favorite dish, really think about what taste you like, your mouth start watering and be careful not to start drooling. And there is the actual taste. Imagine you eating your favourite dish, how would you feel? In NLP Gustatory is all about taste and the sense of taste.

What is NLP

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A lot of blogposts about NLP or Neuro Linguistic Programming start explaining about the literal meaning of NLP. Neuro stands for your Neurology, Linguistics stands for … Not a bad way to start. Yet to keep things interesting, let’s start this blogpost a little different, at least differently as other blogposts have started. Ask yourself this question. ‘Were you born with a User Manual for your brain?’. Probably the answer is ‘No’. Once you were born out of your moms belly and the naval cord was cut, you where there. Two eyes, one nose. Two hands and five fingers each. You were planted on Mother Earth. On your own. And the remarkable fact is that you already knew that very moment how to make a sound, how to move your muscles, how to breathe, without a question. Your life has started.

NLP Life Coaching

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It will be nice if we have a personal NLP Life Coach. We all need that mentor, guidance counselor, outside advisor or personal life coach. First of all, your personal NLP Life coach helps you how to see the world around us. Many times we have our blinders on and can only see one small piece of the pie. Coaches have the ability to see things from 30,000 feet while the best you can do is live on the runway of life. Individual Coaching can add many benefits to your life. At Gateway to Knowledge we have specialists in Individual Life Coaching. Even the best in the world use coaches. Michael Jordan, Bill Gates, Brett Favre and many others all have benefited from having individual life coaching. Many people do not even understand what it is. Individual Life Coaching is much different than counseling.

NLP Visual

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In NLP Visual is one part of the Representational System. In NLP Visual breaks down into two general parts; Internal and External. An example of Internal Visual is remembering how many chairs there are in your living room, remembering your favorite movie. There are legions more.

NLP Meta Program Time

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First of all, remember that it is not important to work with definitions. We train with Dr. Richard Bandler and the Society of NLP. It is far more important to understand the concept of Time and NLP Meta Programs on a context level, than drilling yourself into hard-coded definitions. Our message is here: Learn to observe and to listen to your client. Time is something we as humans have made up. We made it up to measure the rotation of the earth. Various sources have declared various ways of how we came to the time as we use it now. In NLP we handle time in three big chunks of Time.