NLP is one of those things that can be all things to all men (and women). Here I will define it within the context of my assumed audience and the way we will be applying it.

2.2.1 What is NLP?

NLP is the study of human excellence. It is the science of how the brain codes learning and experience, and can be described as a user’s manual for the brain. The memories of our subjective experience have structure. NLP can be used to elicit and replicate that structure through modelling, and so transfer skills. Where learned behaviours are no longer effective in some context, NLP can be used to alter the structure of the subjective experience, changing meaning, and generate alternative behaviours. Thus, NLP provides an excellent toolset ...

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