Richard Bandler
The Ultimate Introduction to NLP: How to build a successful life

The Ultimate Introduction to NLP: How to build a successful life
Richard Bandler

Owen Fitzpatrick

Roberti Roberti

Richard Bandler, co-creator of NLP and the man who inspired Paul McKenna to greatness, collaborates with Alessio Roberti and Owen Fitzpatrick to reveal how to unleash your true potential and transform your life.Richard Bandler – the world-renowned co-creator of NLP who has helped millions around the world change their lives for the better – has teamed up with Italian NLP Master Trainer Alessio and co-founder of the Irish Institute of NLP Owen, to craft a simple yet engaging story of one man’s personal change and discovery, to help readers understand the remarkable principles of NLP.Inspiring and easy-to-read, this fable recreates the experience of being at a workshop with Bandler. Rather than explaining the theories, An Introduction to NLP illustrates the principles and simple techniques that Bandler has developed over the past 35 years in action.This inspirational book gives you the tools to change your life, overcoming the things that are holding you back: your phobias, depression, habits, psychosomatic illnesses or learning disorders.Through the simple techniques of NLP, you too can become a strong, happy, successful person and achieve your goals.‘The must have self-help book!’ Paul McKenna



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Introduction (#ulink_e0a4f3f0-5dba-5a97-94db-441d9ef50890)

1: A Workshop with the Co-creator of NLP

2: A Brief History of NLP

3: How to Feel Good

4: How to Become a Masterful Communicator

5: How to Create a Wonderful Life

6: After the Workshop

7: Joe’s Journal

8: Techniques Used in This Book

Get Rid of Bad Memories

Trigger a Positive Feeling with the Skill of Anchoring (#litres_trial_promo)

Amplify Positive Feelings (#litres_trial_promo)

Eliminate Negative Feelings (#litres_trial_promo)

The Power of Matching: Non-verbal Communication (#litres_trial_promo)

Meta-Model Questions (#litres_trial_promo)

Building a Better Future (#litres_trial_promo)

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Recommended Reading

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The Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (#litres_trial_promo)

About the Authors (#litres_trial_promo)

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS (#u0fd41066-62e8-5f86-9b9f-100db512ab42)

This book would have never seen the light of day were it not for amazing help from the following people. We send out a huge thank you to all of them for their support, suggestions and hard work in making this book possible.

First to our agent, Robert Kirby, for his phenomenal support, hard work and belief in this book. Robert is a true professional, and his patience, insights and advice proved incredibly valuable.

Thanks to the wonderful team at HarperCollins, especially Carole Tonkinson and Victoria McGeown, who have been superb in their support and their faith in the book.

And last but not least, we thank all of our colleagues, the seminar attendees, support staff and Society of NLP trainers all over the world. Without you, there would be no life-changing seminars.

From Richard

I would like to thank my wife, Glenda, for her help, support and magical smile.

My thanks also go to 40 years of clients who faced the worst and taught me so much.

Thanks also to John and Kathleen La Valle for their friendship and ongoing assistance and encouragement.

From Alessio

I would like to thank Dr Richard Bandler, whose creativity and generosity in sharing his fabulous discoveries have made a significant contribution to my life and the entire field of personal change.

I owe an incredible debt of gratitude to John and Kathleen La Valle, who have supported, encouraged and championed my work so far. Their continuing feedback has helped me develop my NLP and coaching skills.

Thanks to the co-director of the NLP Italy Coaching School, Antonella Rizzuto, whose dedication helps more than 10,000 people every year to discover their potential.

And thanks to Mattia Bernardini and Alice Rifelli, whose professional and diligent work makes life-changing books possible.

Finally, I would like to thank the two most extraordinary people in my life, Cinzia and Damiamo, my world of love.

From Owen