Understand Your Meta-programs, Preferences and Profiles
Author - Chris Anderon
We all have unique preferences. In this section, we will delve into five crucial NLP Meta Programs. This will help you to identify your preferences and be mindful of the preferences of others. With this understanding, you will learn to motivate and influence yourself and others.
(Or are you somewhere between the two?)
Which set of words appeals the most?
(a). Do it, jump in, get it done, do it right away.
(b). Think about it, wait, analyse, find out, learn more.
If your preference is (a), you're more on the 'active' side. If it's (b), you're more on the 'reactive' side.
Which of these appeals the most?
(a). Attain, obtain, have, get, achieve, outcome.
(b). Avoid, prevent, eliminate, solve, get rid of, so we don't have to.
If your preference is (a) you're more on the 'towards' side, if it's (b) you're more on the 'away from' side.
How do you know if you've done an excellent job?
(a). You just know.
(b). Input, Others tell you. Others notice.
If you know automatically, then you're internally referenced. If you need Input or external validation, (b) you're externally referenced.
Which of these sets appeals the most?
(a). Opportunity, variety, possibilities, lots of choices, break the rules, do it differently.
(b). The right way, first, second… third, procedures.
If you resonate with (a), you're more on the 'options' side; if you resonate with (b), you're more towards procedures.