These two things-Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and Coaching are often confused…and confusing! True, they do have some characteristics in common. Both are concerned with the outcome. They are outcome-oriented and the focus is 100% on the customer! That means the customer’s well-being and providing a non-judgmental, supportive atmosphere and wants the customer to get results.
May books are written of the “perfect marriage” of coaching and NLP. We both use tools of reframing-looking at a situation in another perspective, chunking and breaking things down to bite-pieces easier to understand & use.
Coaching explores the person’s attitudes and beliefs surrounding the issue and how to get around them. A coach focuses on traveling on a journey with a client to help the client move forward in their careers/businesses and life!