Programming and NLP (R11)


In a LinkedIn discussion on NLP, there’s a good article by Michael Hall alluding to the ‘problem’ of the word ‘programming’… I wonder why it’s a problem… I can see that, to outsiders, there’s rather more than a suggestion that the word itself carries the notion of ‘brain-washing’—either, in the initial analysis,  that human-beings are […]

Experience and experiences (R9)


Humankind has Experience Or rather it has experiences which it builds into what it likes to think of as the invented abstraction ‘Experience’. Things happen down the years and it—humankind, better thought of, with its eager bombs & drones, as ‘humanunkind’—builds them into some kind of homogeneity—‘Experience’. Things happen—they are built into an edifice called […]

Using the Pendulum One (R7)


NLP provides a box of eclectic tricks the application of which is infinitely variable depending on what you find and in accordance with ecological guidelines. Once a set of procedures has got into the muscle, as Robert Dilts says, the really skilled facilitator is always alert to possibilities and athletic enough to vary things according […]