Ever wonder how unconscious installation really happens? Ever wonder why some trainers can create awesome learning experiences that stay with you for years after you have left them?
It comes down to a few key skills…that anyone can learn .. with guidance and solid practice.
Trying to go into what is involved in unconscious installation is to big for one email, but I will share some key distinctions that will help set you in the right direction.
Let's deal with the first of three big obstacles that get in most NLPers way:
Unconscious learning isn't possible Vs. Unconscious Installation is an automatic "program upgrade" that requires me to do nothing
As surprising as this may sound, many folks in NLP I've meet think that unconscious learning doesn't exist or others who think if someone does an "unconscious installation" that they don't have to do anything.
Both are worldviews that hold serious practitioners back. As I've mentioned before there is no empirical evidence to show that we have something called an "unconscious". Rather this is a mental construct and a useful metaphor to describe a set of processes that handle many activities outside of our immediate awareness. As human beings we are constantly absorbing and learning from those around us .. and "unconscious learning" is therefore happening all the time. In fact most of the things you know you never learnt consciously. You can't remember learning the "technique" for walking or "speaking" your native language.
If you have ever spent alot of time around someone who is excellent at something, then you may have found that "parts of his/her skill" rubbed off on you. Without realising it you start asking yourself similar questions or approaching a situation in the same way that did. You didn't learn their behaviours consciously, it just seem to "happen" when you spent time around them.
That said … other people fall into the worldview that "I don't know if I have the said skill, I think I do .. I mean XYZ trainer did an unconscious installation on me".
This is a bit of the empire in new robes approach to learning, or thinking you've learnt something. When a trainer/guru/skilled teacher takes you through a process to "install" a skill in you they will have metaphorically wired you up to be more able to do X activity. However you still need to output the behaviour or put into practice the skill.
If you went inside your mind and I guided you through a process to get the skill of cycling .. you would still need to get on a bike and cycle and get primary feedback to truly active any pre-learning that me or anyone else would have setup.
So what does this mean?
It means we all have to take responsibility for our learning, even if Dr. Bandler did the installation. However in the right hands your learning time for getting these more advanced skills can be dramatically shortened.
And learning how to install strateiges and powerful learning experinces for others is a brillant skillset to have as a highly skilled NLPer. That's why I had Master Trainer Michael Breen spend several hours sharing exactly how to install strategies and get you skilled up to be able do this with greater ease.
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To your increased mastery,
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