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NLP at Work: The Essence of Excellence, Third Edition by Sue Knight

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Part IIModel Yourself with NLP

Once you have explored the elements of NLP, the exciting part is putting those skills together in many different ways to achieve the results you want. One of the principles of the way NLP is taught is that it starts with you.

A woman took her son to see Mahatma Gandhi, who asked what she wanted. “I’d like you to get him to stop eating sugar,” she replied.

“Bring the boy back in two weeks’ time,” replied Gandhi.

Two weeks later the woman returned with her son. Gandhi turned to the boy and said, “Stop eating sugar.”

The woman looked surprised and asked, “Why did I have to wait two weeks for you to say that?”

“Two weeks ago I was eating sugar,” Gandhi replied.

With NLP you can learn to recognize the structure of ...

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