NLP: Goal Setting Principles for Achievement: NLP

NLP presuppositions for tapping into your inspiration, motivation, productivity and activating "progress mode"
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

In this NLP-based program I will reveal the time-tested goal setting strategies that have greatly impacted successful people from all walks of life.  NLP Well-Formed Outcomes will guide you in achieving your aspirations with minimal friction.  As you utilize this world-renowned Goal Setting Strategy, you will eliminate "Muddy Thinking" and gain detailed clarity over what's most important to you.  

This system has been acclaimed for helping millions move past ordinary results, and achieve outcomes that are directly aligned with their best possible selves.  The course will enable you to develop a compelling future that increases your flow of effort by ensuring that your goals are self-concordant.

As you use the NLP Goal Setting System I'm confident that you will avoid common pitfalls, and further your success in the things that are most important to you.

This course teaches how to set NLP Well-Formed Outcomes and presents much of the material in an indexed format so that you can easily review the strategy whenever necessary.  

What are the requirements?

  • Students should be prepared to practice utilizing the NLP strategy
  • Students should be able to allocate sufficient time to setting actionable goals
  • There are no special requirements to attend this course
  • The material is well-suited for all levels
  • You should not take this course if you are not willing to invest the upfront effort needed to acquire new skills

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Gain mastery over the NLP Well-Formed Goal setting systems
  • Ignite your internal success mechanism
  • Create "sticky" and "lasting" goals
  • Gain clarity over your important objectives
  • Enhance self-direction and personal power
  • Experience an increase in your locus of control
  • Activate your goal completion bias at will
  • Further your success though properly contextualized outcomes
  • Discover why most goal setting systems do not work
  • Build confidence in your ability to make significant progress
  • Avoid common psychological pitfalls in the pursuit of your life goals
  • Avoid common strategic pitfalls
  • Find inspiration in concrete plans
  • Eliminate muddy thinking and become clear in your purpose
  • Achieve your aspirations with a direct no-nonsense system

Who is the target audience?

  • Self-directed learners
  • NLP Practitioners
  • Life Coaches
  • Business Leaders
  • Therapists Looking to Expand Their Toolbox
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Work-From Home Independent Business People
  • Achievement Focused Individuals
  • Anyone Seeking Dynamic & Holistic Approaches for Becoming Their Best Possible Selves

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Begin Here - Introduction to Well-Formed Outcomes
  • Determine if the instructors delivery fits your learning needs
  • Discover how to get the most from this class
  • Understand the power in open online courses
  • Connect with your instructor
  • Participate in community learning
  • Be inspired to learn and go for it! 

This lecture will outline the material in the course.  This lecture is available for free so that you can make an informed purchasing decision.  I realize that you have many options when it comes to who you decide to learn from, as well as how you consume content.  My intent in offering these first few lectures is to ensure a good pairing of teacher, student and content.   

I wish you success in whats most important to you! 


Section 2: Eliminate Muddy Thinking, Gain Clarity, Define Well-Formed Outcomes
  • Clarify goals as really being goals
  • Develop vision 
  • Avoid cognitive dissonance 
  • Eliminate muddy (fuzzy) thinking - begins here
  • Gain control over your future 
  • Recognize the needed strategy to gain clarity 
  • Start your journey towards achieving your aspirations 
  • Connect with the NLP goal setting process 
  • Define Well-Formed Outcomes
  • Eliminate any confusion on how Well-Formed Outcomes can impact your circumstance 
  • Be a well informed learner
  • Design well thought-out, well-defined results
Section 3: Well-Formed Outcomes - The Goal Achievement Process

This lecture will introduce you to the content in this section 

  • Formulate your goals in a way that makes them likely to be achieved
  • Move past ordinary results
  • Design goals that your sub-conscious mind can latch onto
  • Ignite your internal success mechanism
  • Understand the role of stating your goal in the affirmative
  • Determine if your goal needs to be segmented 
  • The absolute only way to ensure that you stick to your goals in the long run
  • Design a compelling future
  • Increase your flow of effort
  • Avoid the trap of "other peoples goals" 
  • Become completely self-directed
  • Enhance your goals meaning
  • Activate your goal completion bias


In this NLP Goal Setting step you will evaluate the degree of control and influence you truly have on your goal. You will make adjustments and further your goal clarity.  

Check List: How to Express Your Goal
  • Set a context for your goal that will promote its success
  • Envision your future achievement with detail and accuracy 
  • Avoid the "damn why'd I do that effect" 
  • Make you goal 10X easier to achieve


If you agree that in part success equals adequate preparation, then this step will ensure your success. 

  • Perform a personal Gap Analysis to clarify roadblocks
  • Remove barriers to success
  • Take inventory of your current resources
  • Maximize your ability to see whats before you
  • Utilize a psychologically holistic approach to achievement
  • Remove conflicts 
  • Learn to make adjustments to your goals 
  • Make your inner dialogue play nice 
  • Eliminate competing agendas 
  • Create concrete goals 
  • Determine the correct window in which you goal should occur 
  • Greatly increase the likelihood of goal success
  • Remove ambiguity
  • Arise from the land of "Someday" 

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Instructor Biography

NLP, Positive Psychology Patrick Happiness, Howell, NLP, Happiness, Self Esteem, NLP, Positive Psychology

Best-Selling - #1 Rated Udemy Instructor in Personal Development, achieving record breaking results in multiple course categories. 8 online courses, 24,000+ International Students. 500+ Positive Student Reviews. 

I began my career in coaching as a globally certified Dale Carnegie Success Trainer.  Using my skills as a Master NLP Trainer and applied Positive Psychology Coach, I have been able to help thousands of people.  

Today my focus is on helping you in the areas of life that you find most important. 

Short BIO:

I'm a corporate trainer, speaker, and performance coach known for translating research-based findings from positive psychology, neuroscience and peak performance into accessible strategies that impact lives and organizations.

After leaving an award-winning career as Director of Corporate Initiatives for the Dale Carnegie Training organization, Patrick spent the past 10 years implementing positive human performance initiatives within organizations such as AT&T, Comcast Cable, and the Department of Defense.

With leading applied positive psychology expert Kim Rowe, I co-authored the American Society for Training and Development's best-selling field manual The Positive Workplace (2014). My self-paced personal effectiveness courses have attracted 24,000 online international students in 165 countries.

In 2013, I partnered with Wiley Publishing, and acquired DiscAffiliate a Personality Assessment website.  Disc affiliate has become one of the most used website resources for corporations to understand their employees and facilitate peak performance. 

A frequent guest in media, I'm a past host of a television program aired on the Comcast and Verizon networks and viewed in 600,000 homes.

I live by the Jersey shore with my family and you can often times catch me hiking in the woods, or running the boards. 

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