To quote the book of Dr. Richard Bandler “Guide to Transformations“: “Negation exists only in secondary experiences: symbolic representations such as language and mathematics.” NLP Negative Commands.
To utilize Negative Commands effectively, the formula is as follows:
See the previous heading about “Using Negative Commands” and do not think about writing at least one hundred examples of NLP Negative Commands. This will help you to train and educate your unconscious mind to better understand them. The more you practice, the more you will become fluent in it!
As a note on the side: In the last example we used a so-called tag-question. To generate a “Yes” with your client, you can utilize this technique. But that is food for an article we are publishing soon. Articles that might interest you are NLP Embedded Commands and NLP Indirect Elicitation Patterns.
Remember, to increase your efficiency as a NLP Practitioner, know your positive intention for the message you want to convey, build rapport and pay attention on what and how you use language. Leave people and business in a better place that where you found them, every day! Put yourself to work and start making the NLP Meta Model part of your knowledge. The sooner you start, the sooner you benefit.NLP Negative Commands.
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