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Coaching with NLP For Dummies® by Kate Burton

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Getting into the Dreaming Habit

The world today is pragmatic and critical, so much so that time to dream is squeezed. Allow time to get out of the cognitive, logical thought processes and create a sense of spaciousness where you can explore creatively.

image Take yourself off to a beautiful space where you can allow your imagination to run freely. If possible, take a walk in the woods or by a lake, sea or river. Climb a hill or find a quiet and comfortable seat in a room you enjoy.

In this quiet moment, begin the habit of self-coaching. Consider the contexts in which you want to develop your coaching skills and services. Ask yourself:

  • In what industries, organisations or settings do you want to provide coaching? What geographies or types of people come to mind?
  • What are you curious to learn more about right now?
  • What is your dream for coaching?
  • What would be an outstanding outcome for you?
  • What difference can you make for others if you become the coach you imagine?

image Allow yourself to frame one question that you would like to answer for yourself while you read other portions of Coaching with NLP For Dummies. Capture this question in one word and keep that word in a safe place to remind you of your dream. And if you prefer, capture an image, a perfume, taste or sound that you can return ...

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