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NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) has helped millions to overcome their fears, increase their confidence, and achieve greater success in their personal and professional lives and relationships. Now, from the company that created NLP: The New Technology of Achievement - one of the best-selling NLP books of all time - comes NLP: The Essential Guide to Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

This user-friendly guide, written by three seasoned NLP master practitioners and coaches, leads you on a personal journey in using and applying NLP in everyday life. Through their real-life stories, you will experience the NLP strategies you need to achieve specific results in business and in life.

As you read NLP: The Essential Guide, you'll find yourself thinking in new ways and applying the techniques to your own personal challenges and opportunities for greater satisfaction.

©2013 NLP Comprehensive (P)2017 Tom Dotz

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mental images

I finally understood what a belief is, how they are created and how to change them.
I began to use the practices in this book to change the mental image and voice that is my mind, to back my actions.
since listening to this book attentively, I became a more social person my understanding my old thought patterns and changing my state.

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Full of valuable skills, NLP Essential Guide helps you be better and happier

This book has tremendous value because it describes important life skills that can improve your life significantly. I am a certified project manager so I am very knowledgeable about achieving results, however I was fascinated in learning about the skill called a well formed outcome and its subset called the ecology of the outcome because in a simple way helps an individual or group describe their desired result. Another important skill is the ability to work through difficult conflicts not only with other people but also within yourself. If you want to learn how to manage a difficult memory, this book will show you a simple technique for disassociating yourself from it. It also comes with an implementation guide to cement your skills. Have fun.

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not for audible,

this is full of many look ups and practical exercises you need the bookto do.

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the book is good.. the narator/audio is bad..

the audio has some kind of annoying echo.. chapter 4 the narrationg is still good. by chapter 11 the narrator seems bored/sleepy..

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simplified the learning process of NLP principles

NLP can seem overwhelming but thid book gives great examples and really paints the picture of how to use NLP every day. I've listened to it 3 times now and I learn something new everytime

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Most disappointing book I've purchased

In short: if you're going to write a trashy self-help book, don't give it an academic-sounding title.

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I think is a good book to fall a sleep

For me it was very boring or maybe is the narrator. It might be good information buy just not for me.

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THE BEST !!!

An Amazing book, audio is great as well, read by Tom. It is a blessing that the authors are so passionate about a Metaphysical practice, that beautifully explains how "MIND" (metaphysical) is what is being studied, and the physical is an expression of MIND. KNOW SELF(MIND)✌🏾💪🏾✊🏾💯🇬🇳🇬🇳🇲🇱

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Undeniably my top 5 Fav books on personal Development

The guidance and exercises in this book are phenomenal. With 7 Habbits, Big Leap, Tony Robbins Library, and many others, this stands tall as a top personal development book.

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not very good, stupid, not helpful.

this is passe, this info is not useful, it is cliquey and plain old dumb. if you want couseling from the early 1900s try this out.

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  • L. Miles
  • 10-31-18

Excellent book

I've read various web articles about NLP and watched plenty of videos online. this book far exceeded my expectations. there's also an accompanying website with plenty of videos and articles which reiterate the content.

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  • Doc
  • 06-11-20

Best NLP resource I've found so far.

I initially approached this for professional reasons. I'd undertaken a diploma for hypnotherapy, and felt an understanding of NLP would give me an insight into the 'why' of treatments, rather than just the how. What I discovered, to my delight was that this resource-rich book was not only clear, direct and accessible, but encouraged and initiated personal insights, discoveries and provided techniques which helped me address issues myself.
After completing the main body of the text, I feel not only more qualified to engage in practical psychology, but personally empowered also.
If you're interested in learning the operating system for the human mind, how to create inner-congruence, banish negative and intrusive thoughts, smooth relationships, help people understand and address deep-seated issues, understand the mechanisms behind many of the mental health problems plaguing society today, and even become effective at negotiations, this book is for you.
Great narrator, too. I bought both the kindle and Audible versions and read along so that I could absorb and highlight information. This increased my information retention manyfold, so I'd recommend that.

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  • Sharron Livingston
  • 12-07-19

Eye opening

I learned a lot of useful techniques. I am going to reread now in case I missed something

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  • Invotech UK Ltd
  • 10-06-19

Good Book with video tutorial links

This is a great refresher for someone who has already studied NLP, the website tutorials add that extra dimension of learning. You do need to go through it a few times and practice some of the exercises to fully understand the concepts of NLP. Its also great for someone who is new to NLP, as its covers most of the subjects on an NLP course, this will give you a good understanding of the principles of NLP and how to change your thinking, which in turn can change your life. This book allows us to appreciate a greater and deeper perspective of human behaviour

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  • B
  • 09-12-19

Slow start. Gets better

Starts very slow, but then makes really good points later. Worth hanging in there if you're funding it tough going.

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  • andrew yeardley
  • 04-08-20

don't waste your credit

nothing to learn here mindless babble please do not waste your credit. nlp is a con

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  • david oregan
  • 05-09-19

theories, examples and practice... just as it says

Essential! This is the best NLP audiobook I have heard so far. It gave me the understanding to delve deeper into the source material and understand the real world applications of NLP

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  • SteveN
  • 06-03-21

NLP for All

NLP is just another tool for coaching....or at least thats what I used to think 🤔

This book, and many others like it, have taught me that the principles of NLP are more than just a tool, it is an essential facete of life.

The beauty of this book is that it provides theoretical and practical knowledge for you to practice on yourself prior to assisting others should you wish.

The only drawback for this book is its lack of an accompanying PDF, but that shouldn't prevent you from benefitting from the valuable NLP lessons within this book.

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  • Leo'sMa
  • 05-05-21

Good reference book

I have this as both audio and hard copy as I like to listen and then do the activities throughout. There are lots to practice and it’s worth doing the activities otherwise you miss the point of the book.
A good go to reference book.

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  • Simon Hunter
  • 03-14-21

life changing insights

this is a great book full of fantastic ways to help you understand yourself and the people in our lives, it's easy to listen to and I love that you can try the exercises as you go.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-22-19

Stop plugging

after the 5th chapter of you trying to direct people to your website I had to turn it off and buy a different NLP book. So distracting when all you can think in the back of your head is "look how hard this schmuck is trying to get me to his website, must be desperate"

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  • Katarzyna De Jesus
  • 04-11-18

Short Course on NLP.

This book is like an 11 hour course on NLP. If you’re considering studying this subject, but not ready to commit to coursework or formal study, this book will provide you with a great foundation, practical examples, & discovery activities to enable you to sample & implement NLP techniques into your life immediately.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-10-19

Worth every minute. Highly recommend.

Felt like I was learning from someone with true knowledge and profound experience. An introduction to NLP but the authors go in depth all the time. Just finished the book and I am going straight back to chapter 1 again. I feel like I just made a wonderful investment of time and money buying and reading this book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-14-19

Fantastic, I've learnt so much.

Fantastic. learnt so much about myself and other people. Recommended very highly to anyone wanting to know more about how our behaviour is the way it is.

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  • mrs s garrett
  • 02-22-20

NLP is changing lives

What a wonderful exercise in becoming your best self.
This book is for anyone looking to understand themselves and others what makes us tic and how we can make positive real changes to our lives.
Completely enjoyed every word.

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  • peggy
  • 03-16-21

Complete bs

Who are the people buying into this bs? But I suppose 50% of the world still believe in G*d. Come on people this is 2021... if you 'believe' this, placebo will kick in and you might get warm fuzzy feelings but if you believed in a slug in your garden, I daresay you'd get an even warmer fuzzy feeling. The guy reading it sounds like a mattress salesman

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-18-20

Intro is way too long

i did not like the over explaining based on narrator experience - could not get past first three chapters

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  • Ruby Chemistry
  • 01-21-20

excellent deep information, relevant, tips

excellent deep information relevant tips for every day used. highly recommended for deep NPL good listening