Sunday, September 30, 2007

#5 The Power of Language - and Going Beyond

Communication – Using Language and Going Beyond

Communication is a process that allows organisms to exchange information by several methods. Communication requires that all parties understand a common language that is exchanged. A language is a system of symbols and the rules used to manipulate them. Language can also refer to the use of such systems as a general phenomenon. Though commonly used as a means of communication among people, human language is only one instance of this phenomenon. (Wikipedia)

This introductory podcast spans a range of topics:

  • What Is Language?
  • The Structure of Language
  • Communicating with Others
  • Weaving Spells (Who is Milton Erickson?)
  • Breaking Spells – Meta-Model and Modeling
    • Uncovering lost meaning, disambiguating language
    • Resolving conflicts in relationships
    • Modeling excellence
  • Sleight of Mouth – the Language Patterns
  • Communicating with Self
    • Negation
    • Congruity
    • Shame
    • Metaphors & Stories
  • Communicating with the Universe
    • Manifesting thoughts
    • The power of intent
    • The higher purpose

[techtags: NLP, Language patterns, Milton Model, Meta Model, Sleight of Mouth, SOM, Communication]

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