This article from Life Potential includes some excellent information about specific industries - such as trainers, counsellors and artists - and how NLP can work for you.
Benefits of NLP? There are many.
“Things do not change; we change.” – Henry David Thoreau
One of the most powerful life skills you can possess is the ability to control your response to people and events around you.
Such personal control is an essential cornerstone of human excellence and achievement. Your ability to positively manage your reactions affects your actions, and in turn, directly affects the extent to which you achieve your goals
Neuro Linguistic Programming, or NLP, explores how we think and feel, and examines the “inner” language we use to represent our experiences. NLP also studies what we know about human interaction and human achievement, and uses that knowledge to “model” excellence in every walk of life. The theories and techniques of NLP help you to discover what makes some people excel in their lives, and gives you the practical tools to do the same.
Using NLP gives you more conscious choice over what you do, and the ways you act, increasing your ability to reach your goals and objectives. And because NLP techniques are easy to understand and easy to use, you can begin using NLP within minutes!
See life differently = experience life differently
Every situation in life involves an intertwined system of people and a sequence of events, thoughts, feelings, actions and interactions. With NLP, you’ll begin to see the different elements in each situation that make up the system. You’ll be able to know which of the elements are working for you, and which ones are not.
And most importantly, you’ll be able to take action to change the elements that aren’t working for you. In other words, you’ll be able to control your future differently.
Everything you need to begin right now is already within you
NLP techniques are based on the concept that you already have all the internal resources and capabilities you need to effect change in your life and the lives of those around you. These techniques give you the ability to choose an emotional or mental state and hold it – for as long as you want, whenever you want.
Typically, many people have difficulty maintaining a focused state of concentration, confidence, enthusiasm, inspiration, motivation, influence, or learning. NLP techniques allow you to automatically access any state you choose, and to be flexible enough to achieve the desired result.
Imagine being able to learn and understand more quickly… motivate yourself and others, even when you don’t feel like it… discover richer and more meaningful relationships… have peace of mind even under stress… enjoy abundant self-confidence in any situation… and more…
NLP helps improve every aspect of your life
And that’s just the beginning! You’ll find that NLP techniques can produce powerful results in both your personal and professional life.
Salespeople: Quickly build relationships that focus on trust, discover words that can turn people on, turn objections into understanding, leave customers feeling good and wanting more, take control and balance your life, model top producers, and more…
Trainers and Educators: Instantly grab attention and order in the classroom, gain respect and affection of your students, quickly identify and overcome learning disabilities, use new learning channels, inspire learning, teach more effectively using story and metaphor, communicate clearly with ease, and more…
Managers and Entrepreneurs: Overcome operational challenges with creativity, empower staff to make more productive and profitable decisions, create stronger team cohesion, evaluate situations and decide on solutions in less time and with greater confidence, and more…
Counsellors, Consultants and Mental Health Professionals: Use the most effective catalyst processes from the best therapists in the field, swiftly shift client perspectives to enable “instant” relief, uncover hidden dysfunctional strategies within minutes using eye accessing, create outcome-oriented processes that deliver real-world results, and more…
Performers and Athletes: Model champions more effectively, develop a “winner’s attitude”, create focus and self-confidence at will in every competition situation, banish self-doubt completely, visualize your path to success with greater clarity, and more…
Why settle for less?
As you can see, it doesn’t matter what you do or what you want to do, you can do it better with the skills and knowledge that you get from NLP. The result is a life that is richer, more content, and more abundant.