Podcast Episodes

The Construction of Reality to 2 Million Bits of Info – NLP Matters, Episode #038

In our last episode, we discussed how as humans, we use our senses and neurology to construct an internal version of an external reality. We also said that by definition each of these “internal representations” or “maps” are different and...

NLP Model of Communication and the Role of the Senses in Perception – NLP Matters, Episode #037

In this episode, we begin another season of the NLP Matters Podcast and start to delve into the totally fascinating workings of the human mind from the perspective of NLP. We’ll be examining things like what NLP has to say...

Presuppositions of NLP: Overview and Recap – NLP Matters, Episode #036

The Presuppositions of NLP provide us with a kind of code of conduct or compass that guides us as we use and apply powerful NLP techniques. Together, they form the ecological framework that ensures that the practice of NLP is...

Wholeness, Choice, and Ecology – NLP Matters, Episode #035

In this episode, we’ll delve deeper into the final three NLP Presuppositions - that all procedures should increase wholeness, that all procedures should be designed to increase choice, and that behaviour and change should be evaluated in terms of context...

The Law of Requisite Variety and the Meaning of Communication – NLP Matters, Episode #034

As you follow these podcasts, one of the pictures you will be starting to form about NLP is its expansive nature. As we apply NLP in our lives, we get to expand our notion of what is possible for humans...

People Are Not Their Behaviours and Are Doing the Best They Can – NLP Matters, Episode #033

Last week, we explored three NLP presuppositions that focus on acknowledging and accepting our personal power through redefining our responsibility as communicators. This time, we’ll delve deeper into two more NLP Presuppositions that really challenge us to see the world...

Resistance, Behaviour, and Feedback – NLP Matters, Episode #032

In this episode, we’ll explore three more presuppositions of NLP. First, is that resistance to communication is a sign of a lack of rapport. Second, is that the most important information about a person is their behaviour. And lastly, that...

The Map and the Other Person’s Model of the World – NLP Matters, Episode #031

The Presuppositions of NLP provide us with a compass that guides us as we use and apply powerful NLP techniques to take control of our own lives and really make a difference. These presuppositions form the ecological framework that ensures...

The Presuppositions of NLP – NLP Matters, Episode #030

As we begin our 2nd season of the NLP Matters Podcast, we move on to explore what is perhaps the most fundamental component of NLP, the NLP presuppositions. These presuppositions provide us with the compass that guides us as we...

Building a Successful Life – Season 1 Finale – NLP Matters, Episode #029

We have spent much of the past few months discussing and applying a number of NLP strategies to the setting of our goals using NLP techniques like the Be-Do-Have model, 6 Core Needs, the 5 Principles of Success, the Keys...

Well-Formedness Conditions: Overview and Recap – NLP Matters, Episode #028

Over the past few weeks, we have seen how when taken individually, the Well-Formedness Conditions give us a great understanding on the specifics of our outcome and what needs to be done to achieve it. This also means we get...

The First Step and Increasing Choice – NLP Matters, Episode #027

The NLP technique of Well-Formedness Conditions, which adds the final layer to the journey of Building our Successful Life and ensuring our goals are robust and resilient. So far, we have looked closely at the first five of the Well...

Ecological Goals and More Than One Way – NLP Matters, Episode #026

When we have completed the first of the 5 Success Principles, Knowing our Outcome, we can use the Keys to an Achievable Outcome, and then,  the Well-Formedness Conditions to get an even greater understanding on the specifics or our outcome...

Specific Sensory-Based Descriptions – NLP Matters, Episode #025

The NLP technique of Well-Formedness Conditions adds the final layer to the journey of Building Our Successful Life by ensuring that our goals are robust and ready to go.  When we apply the Well-Formedness Conditions to our goal, we are...

Positive, Self-Initiated, and Self-Maintained Goals – NLP Matters, Episode #024

In the previous episode, we introduced the NLP technique called the Well-Formedness Conditions, which adds the final layer to the journey of Building our Successful Life by ensuring our goals are robust and ready to go. The theme of this...

Well-Formedness Conditions – NLP Matters, Episode #023

In this episode, we’ll start to explore yet another really useful NLP tool that adds the final layer to our theme of Building our Successful Life and ensuring our goals are ready to go. This tool is called the Well...

Keys to an Achievable Outcome: Overview & Recap – NLP Matters, Episode #022

The Keys to an Achievable Outcome guide us as we develop a rich and deep understanding of the first of the Five Success Principles of Success - Knowing Your Outcome.  The Keys to an Achievable Outcome dive deeply into our...

Ecological Goals – NLP Matters, Episode #021

Since episode 16, we have been exploring the NLP technique called the Keys to an Achievable Outcome. I trust that throughout these episodes, you are getting a really clear insight into the power of these keys when it comes to...

Appropriately Contextualised Goals and the Resources You Need – NLP Matters, Episode #020

The Keys to an Achievable Outcome is a powerful set of keys that ensures that our desired outcomes or goals are structured in a way that maximises our potential for success.  Last week, we learned the importance of having a...

Congruently Desirable and Self-Initiated Goals – NLP Matters, Episode #019

One of the tools that NLP gives us to get a real focus and clarity around our goals is The Keys to an Achievable Outcome, which really solidifies the first of the Five Principles of Success - Knowing Your Outcome. ...

Specific Outcome and Evidence – NLP Matters, Episode #018

In our last episode, we learned the first two Keys to an Achievable Outcome - stating our goal in the positive and specifying the present situation. But how do you actually know when you’ve actually achieved your goal? You may...