Read peoples deepest thoughts:NLP Linguistic Presuppositions
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Read peoples deepest thoughts:NLP Linguistic Presuppositions

What are people REALLY saying when they communicate? you hear the words but is that the TRUE meaning, or is that hidden?
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Created by Matthew Barnett
Last updated 5/2015
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify clues to people's thinking through the words they use
  • Change internal representations and behaviour through the use of language
  • Understand how to determine whether someone is at cause for their life
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  • Studying the Introduction to NLP would be useful but not essential
  • Students will need an open mind and a willingness to experiment

What is this course about?Linguistic presuppositions is a fascinating topic that when you have a good grasp of will give you amazing insight into the thinking of those you communicate with. Would you like to enhance your communication skills and your results? Would you like to get to the TRUE meaning in conversation, to understand the true motivation for behaviour

Are you interested in Personal development? would you like one of the sharpest tools for understanding others out there?
  • This course contains multiple video to enhance your learning experience
  • PLUS : as additional resource you get the entire course as an audio series that you can download and use on your mp3 player or other device
  • Two excellent exercises enable you to fully appreciate and practise your new linguistic skills. Downloadable as printable PDF's
  • Linguistic Presuppositions Grab sheet with the Linguistic presuppositions and the Tip offs highlighted for simplicity

ACCESS to Matt Barnett via the discussion forum.

  • You can contact Matt Barnett at anytime and ask any questions about NLP or Linguistic Presuppositions and you will get an expert response in a timely manner

How long will the course take to complete?

  • This course could be taken in one sitting. We recommend going through the course twice and doing the exercises fully. If you were to do this we estimate you will complete the course in around 4 hours.

How is the course structured?

  • The course is structired in such a way as to making the learning of the content easy.
  • The course is broken into sections and individual lectures to ease your learning of the topic.

Why take this course?

Communication is something we all do all the time. And we do it unconsciously. This also means that we may well be saying a lot more than we think or want to ! by learning Linguistic Presuppositions you will get a greater command of your communication skills and will also be able to understand the language used by others. Many times what you hear is not what is being said ! learn the difference.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to improve their communication skills
  • Anyone who wishes to understand how the unconscious values and beliefs are communicated in everyday language
  • Anyone who has in interest in how the mind works
  • Anyone with a fascination with human potential
  • Those who want to improve their results and effect change in themselves or others
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures 20:00

In this section we introduce Linguistic Presuppositions. Have you ever wanted to learn the skills of the master communicators? How would it be if you cold become known as an influential communicator? what about if you could discover others intentions and motivations simply by listening and understanding the language that they use.
At best language loosely describes and already generalised experience. Is what you HEAR REALLY what is being said?

Preview 04:40

A written definition of what lnguistic presuppositions are. Useful to commit to memory

Linguistic presuppositions Definition

Like it or not, you are where you are in your life as a direct result of the decisions you have made unconsciously and consciously to date. The Cause and effect equation is the big stuff in NLP. When you live on the cause side of the cause and effect equation you have full control of your life and personal power. This section is an overview of the concept as later in the course you will learn through Linguistic patterns to identify which side of the equation people reside on simply through speaking and conversing with them.

Preview 02:42

What is NLP

Have you ever wondered why and how some people just seem to 'click ' with whoever the meet ? What is it that sets those people apart from others? would it be useful to you to be able to adapt your physiology behaviour in such a way that people were drawn to you and that your suggestions were at the very least always considered?

A Note on Rapport

Usng your sensory acuity is one of the skills that you will use all the time if you are workig with NLP. It describes the minute changes in physiology which may have meaning.

A Note on Sensory Acuity

Everything we believe to be real is in fact a generalised 'version' of reality & not reality itself. We delete distort and generalise our experience based on our filters. In this section Matt describes ho we interpret our experiences.

A Note on The NLP Communication Model

A list of the Linguistic presuppositions that you can print off and keep handy with an explanation of each

List of Linguistic Pre-suppositions

A bullet point list and memory jogger of the Linguistic Presuppositions

Presuppositions Grab sheet
1 page
Linguistic Presuppositions
8 Lectures 22:07

In this section Matt describes what linguistic presuppositions are and why you would want to learn about them.

Preview 04:11

In this section Matt begins to take you through each of the linguistic presuppositions in turn, giving explanation of each one

A List of Linguistic Presuppositions

In this section we continue the walk through the llnguistic presuppositions.

The Linguistic Presuppositions (cont) : Cause & Effect

In this section Matt continues with a walk through of the pre suppositions

Complex Equivalence & Awareness

In this section we start with temporal presuppositions and continue through the discussion of the presuppositions.

and how to identify them in speech.

Temporal Presuppositions & Adjectives and adverbs Inclusive and Exclusive 'OR'

In this section we finish our discussion on what the presuppositions are, and Matt analyses a common statement to identify the major presupposition within the statement


And now its over to you ! an exercise on presuppositions to assist you in retaining what you have learnt

Linguistic Presuppositions Exercise

An exercise for you to work through to identify the presuppositions in everyday speech

Presuppositions Exercise 1
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Application of Linguistic Pre suppositions
6 Lectures 12:43

In this lecture Matt explains how to use the Cause and Effect presuppositions in your work within NLP.

Utlising Cause and effect

In this section we discuss how to actually utilise the Complex equivalence presupposition in everyday speech and life

Working with Complex Equivalence

How to utilise adjectives and adverbs in everyday life to get results

Using Adjectives and Adverbs

A lecture on how to utlise inclusive an exclusive ors in everyday life. as well as the awesome power of the double bind

Using Inclusive and Exclusive OR's

Another opportunity to practice your new found skills. Take this exercise

Pre suppositions Exercise 2
1 page

In this section Matt wraps up the topic of Linguistic Presuppositions

Wrapping up Linguistic Presuppositions
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About the Instructor
Matthew Barnett
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Matt is a dedicated father of 4 beautiful girls and a busy entrepreneur, practitioner of NLP and Hypnosis,whose passion is seeing the incredible potential of human beings being realised through engaging with their unconscious mind through the effective use of Hypnosis, NLP and though understanding Human Behaviour.

Matt has seen it all ! from humble beginnings he built a million dollar engineering business, he started life as an engineer in the Refrigeration and Air conditioning industry where he was employed as a Project Manager for overseas technology transfers.A very different world from his Hypnosis and NLP Business !

Matt's natural ability to program code, led him to the world of Internet business,getting involved in the dot-com boom where he applied his knowledge of programming, PERL, PHP, JAVA (oo) and C and business process /project Management (PRINCE 2) to assist launching a UK start up, later acquired by the Royal Mail and Rothschild's Ventures.

This gave him time to concentrate on other areas of his life, such as his passion for music song writing and personal development as well as the development of his passion, Hypnosis and NLP training and coaching.

Matt has been studying, coaching and training NLP in personal development since 1998 and is a Certified Trainer of NLP & is a member of the American Board of NLP as well as the American Board of Hypnosis and the Timeline Therapy Assoication. In 2010 he started a training organisation dedicated to teaching NLP and other personal development strategies,

Matt currently runs a number of businesses and leverages his knowledge of Hypnosis, NLP and psychology, technology and marketing to create profitable and exciting projects and products

His latest projects include, a debt management business for small to medium sized businesses. A new Engineering business, dealing with large well known supermarket and high street chains.

Matt is excited about the publication of his new book Entropy(tm) in 2015 and is looking at creating courses to further explain the principals within.

A strong believer in collaboration, Matt is always looking to partner with like minded individuals to spread the word of what is achievable when you put a a dream in motion through persistent motivated action.

His passion for internet marketing and web development is realized through his work in his new media agency and he is developing a franchise opportunity for would be coaches, to maximise results with clients through creating channels for his products and programs.

A new goal to develop a business networking group was born out his frustration around what is currently 'out there' and plans are set for a 2015 launch.

Whats next ?

Current plans extend to the world of publishing. Legal services Accountancy services

Matt is also looking to develop a business incubator to assist fledgling business to get off the ground and become profitable.

On a personal level, Matt is a keen musician and songwriter and is currently writing material for an album release in the near future.

"I am committed to helping each of my Udemy students get the very best out of life, and regularly interact with my students so please do get in touch" Matt Barnett

An Expert in Personal and Business development Certified Trainer of NLP (American Board of NLP) Certified Trainer of Hypnosis ( American Board Of Hypnotherapy) Certified NLP Coach Certified Timeline Therapy Master Practitioner Certified Entropy(tm) Master Trainer