11.  Can NLP be used in business?


Most definitely.

As managers begin to realise that a company is nothing if not the people that work for it (but don't expect any over-night revolutions!) NLP is growing increasingly popular as the basis for various training courses on interpersonal skills, especially coaching (see FAQ #14).

Because of mixed reactions to NLP, especially over its perceived use for manipulation (see FAQ #13) NLP techniques are often included in courses on selling, negotiating, people management, etc., but without being named as such.

Recommended reading: Influencing with Integrity, NLP at Work and Develop Your NLP Skills.