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America in the 1970's was a time of celebration for Richard Bandler (interested in human behaviour and computers) and John Grinder (Associate Professor in Linguistics). They created a model of human communication which would prove to have many positive effects upon people everywhere. They chose to call it 'Neuro Linguistic Programming'. Bandler and Grinder made their discoveries by modelling the excellence of some truly remarkable people: Viginia Satir, Fritz Perls, Milton Erikson and Gregory Bateson.

The pair developed a set of tools and techniques which, when added to curiosity and flexibility, enable us to understand and experience an enabling attitude to life. NLP is about flexibility, both in ways of thinking and doing. It has highly practical applications in many situations and contexts. For example:-

Career Development, Coaching, Counselling, Customer Care, Education, Leadership, Management, Personal Development, Personal Relationships, Sales, Sports, Therapy, and many others.

By using the tools and techniques of NLP it becomes easy to improve performance in virtually any of the roles we fulfill in life. One of the really useful beliefs which form part of NLP is 'if you always do what you have always done, you will always get the same results' This is great if the result you get is the one you wanted. However, if you want a different result, you either need to do different things or do things differently.

Through NLP we get an understanding of other people's behaviour. By understanding more about people we can vastly improve our communication.

By 'modelling' how people excel at something we can achieve results previously unimaginable. Modelling is something that children do naturally but somehow it is 'unlearnt' in the process of growing up.