NLP, which stands for Neuro Linguistic Programming can be used to attain success in personal development and for success in business. NLP is the practice of understanding how people think, feel, behave and use language to produce different results. NLP provides people with a methodology to model outstanding performances achieved by geniuses and leaders in their field.
A key element of NLP is that we form our unique internal mental maps of the world as a product of the way we filter and perceive information absorbed through our five senses from the world around us.It is a collection of skills, techniques and information that enable us to understand how our minds work in creating change in our lives.
Neuro Linguistic Programming was originated by John Grinder (linguistics) and Richard Bandler (mathematics and gestalt therapy for the purpose of modeling human excellence.
Grinder and Bandler were students of Gregory Bateson, a British born psychologist and anthropologist teaching at UCSC. Bateson and Milton H. Erickson, the most important hypnotherapist, are the two figures who gave the biggest influence to the birth of NLP.