We have particular standard patterns dependent on our attitudes to the world. You may think are ‘the right way’ but there are alternatives. What views of the world and the way it works for you, do you have?
(sources, Romilla Ready, NLP for Dummies, Toby McCartney, the NLP Practitioner)
Proactive vs. reactive – You take charge and get things one or you are more fatalistic
Options vs. procedures – An options person tries out new ways of doing things versus a procedures person who has a preference of following set methodologies
Towards vs. away – You are driven towards what you enjoy or away from what you fear
Internal vs. external – Internal people decide if they have done a good job or not. External people need others to validate them
Global vs. Detail – Some people like the big picture and others see the devil in the detail
Sameness vs. difference – You either look for similarities between things or search for the differences
Time Perspective – Do you live in the past, present or future
Necessity & Possibility
Self / Others
Optimist / Pessimist I
n time/ Through time – Living for the moment or planning for the next.