Kinesthetic Swish Pattern

Utilize  feelings  to  generate  constructive  motivation  and  drive with the Kinesthetic Swish Pattern.  Ultimately, feelings are the force behind  success and failure. We move away from negative feelings and toward good feelings. This pattern builds a mind-body strategy for overcoming negativity in the face of challenges that have been daunting until now. Step #1. Associate  them into […]

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As-If Pattern

Create useful states by envisioning excellence. It is a way to use imagination for success in the spirit of Milton Erickson’s famous quote, “You can pretend anything and master it. This is an important skill for using modeling to achieve excellence and success. An excellent first step in modeling is to place yourself into the […]

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Thee & E. P. Formation Pattern

How will you know when you have achieved your desired outcome? Be very specific about this. With these indications or clues (we call them “evidence”) in mind, you will be able to monitor your progress. Develop a procedure to ensure that you will detect the evidence as well as counter-evidence. We’ll call this an “evidence […]

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Failure Into Feedback

Change an attitude or belief into one that supports your excellence and success. Turn “failure” into valuable feedback and into a winning state that includes curiosity and motivation. Imagine feeling positive and motivated after the ninety-ninth failure. As with Edison and his many “failures” on the way to the light bulb, you are on your […]

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Metaphor Patterns

Metaphors are used extensively in storytelling, song lyrics and poetry. They can also be used effectively in business communication to illustrate complex points. Speaking in metaphorical terms is a very powerful way of getting your message across, both in hypnosis and in everyday communication. Metaphorical communication causes the listener to relate to the subject of […]

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Indirect Elicitation Patterns

Indirect elicitation literally means getting a specific response without overtly asking for that response.  Direct elicitation is often seen as being very blunt or authoritarian, whereas indirect elicitation is a way of softening up your communication. Indirect elicitation patterns elicit a desired response indirectly; asking for an outcome without making it obvious that a) you […]

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Disney Process (Imagineering)

Using spatial anchoring to access and integrate different aspects of the creative process to boost creativity. ‘Creativity’ is not just about arts, but about finding solutions to problems or new ways of doing things.

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The Permission Pattern

Used for overcoming inner resistance (often from an internalized ‘parent’) to a course of action. A set of questions, leading up to an act of sponsorship by the coach.

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Swish Pattern

Swish Pattern is a NLP submodality process that programs your brain to go in a new direction. It is used to change undesired habits or unwanted behaviors into new constructive ones. Credits for the creation of this NLP pattern belong to Richard Bandier and John Grinder. Break an automatic thought or behavior pattern, and replace it […]

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