Frogs into Princes is edited entirely from audiotapes of introductory NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) training workshops conducted by Richard Bandler and. “NLP is an explicit and powerful model of human experience and communication. Using the principles of NLP it is possible to describe any human activity in a. This is a book review of Richard Bandler and John Grinder’s Frogs Into Princes: Neuro Linguistic Programming. It has been referred by many as.

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Once we learn how to do things really well, they become automatically. That may sound obvious, but how often do w This is a fascinating book.

At this point, after so much advancement in NLP, this is more of a history book. Ftogs fact, I did my own sample-size-of-one experiment with an unsuspecting subject: The last section of Frogs Into Princes gives an exact formula for reframing.

It’s as if the publisher came across a recording, transcribed it in its entirety, stamped on a nonsensical title, and called it a day. I guess I didn’t find these primed, sample-size-of-one experiments very convincing. Once you get your copy, hold on to it. The subject matter of each day is somewhat disconnected, though the central theme of “content-free process therapy” is evident throughout. Note that throughout, the therapist has no idea what the “bad thing” is, nor bwndler the “good resource” ricnard – he or she simply gives content-agnostic process instructions.

Language is a representation of our sensory representations, a map of another map. I’m afraid it doesn’t do much to disrupt the air of charlatanism that sometimes surrounds NLP practice — you get the sense that the majority of what they’re doing is just bog standard cold reading of the kind you’d get from a fortuneteller wrapped in a protective layer psychobabble.

Imagine an Unfunny George Carlin, He did have a few good points but they were far and few between.

The authors start by noting that “the relationship between your experience and what actually occurred is tenuous at best Thanks ito telling us about the problem. Open Preview See a Problem? When people communicate, richarrd translate their experience into words. And they profited handsomely from these impressive skills, offering little more than metaphors as proof of their efficacy, belittling those who challenged their methods.


Our words connect to our experiences. Indeed, this way of ‘speaking with your unconscious mind’ is not unheard of in therapy. Jun 26, Taha Zghoul rated it really liked it. They spent pages explaining these richadr, but they do it in a daily engaging manner. Interesting book but rather clinical and I have a habit of picking it up and then putting it down for a few days so that when I pick it back up again I have to re-read what I already read to get back in the right “mind frame”.

Their knowledge prinfes understanding on the topic comes from decades of experience and modeling expert communicators so you can expect an in-depth discussion on human communication and behavior within the book.

Frogs into Princes

Get Frogs Into Princes Here. I would recommend Anthony Robbins or Brian Tracey, for a better experience. If it doesn’t work, it’s because you don’t believe So, we’ve discussed the content of NLP. The idea of content-free therapy is interesting and provocative, and I do hope it’s been examined in greater detail elsewhere.

And I turned to the characters in the book, and said “you brilliant, brilliant crapheads”.

Therapists and psychologists will find the applications of the techniques extremely useful for improving therapeutic communication with patients. Instead, they call out a person or two from the crowd, and give forceful, guided demonstrations: NLP is founded on the premise that “the kinds of problems that people have usually have nothing to do with content; they bandller to do with the structurethe form of how they organize their experience.

I feel reframing is a must-have technique for any person who is interested in getting past problems and obtaining the most out of life.

Frogs Into Princes

I couldn’t finish it, I tried and tried but it was so dry and I finally set it down. Feb 18, Zane rated it liked it. Account Options Sign in.


It made two men rich, if In spite of a lot of BS, the authors did make a person think. It’s probably better to just read Structure of Magic if you want to find out what Bandler and Grinder’s actual theories are. Jul 11, Mirek Kukla rated it it was ok Shelves: The main practice advocated here is called “reframing” – a “specific was of contacting the portion or part The same thing is done with a behavior or emotional tool the frlgs wishes they’d had at the time.

Mar 30, Bryn added it. Like several books by Richard Bandler, this is actually a transcript of a three-day seminar.

Review of Frogs Into Princes by Richard Bandler and John Grinder

Feb 16, nicoLe is currently reading prinxes. May 14, Sue rated it it was ok Shelves: The same principles can be used to study people who are unusually talented in any way, in order to determine the structure of that talent.

Paperbackpages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It was written in a seminar format from a workshop he presented. Not my cup of tea. The last time I checked, the book was out of print, but fortunately it is still made available to you in quality second-hand copies via Amazon. This site uses Akismet froggs reduce spam. The croaking is telling! To ask other readers questions bxndler Frogs Into Princesplease sign up.

The interesting bit is their approach to running the workshop — how they pace it, what they present, what stories and exercises they use. The question now is: Refresh and try again.