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# Episode 138


In Episode #138 Ari speaks with [Andy Murphy](, a master of NLP – Neuro-Linguistic Programming – and mental-conditioning coach for a variety of successful athletes, business owners and entrepreneurs. During this week’s show, Ari and Andy talk about the potency of personal mental persuasion and define what makes NLP such a powerful tool for success.

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**Time Stamped Show Notes:**

– 19:53 – Introduction of Andy Murphy

– 20:30 – Andy defines NLP, what it is and how he got into it

– 21:51 – NLP is _really_ about retraining the unconscious patterns of the mind

– 22:15 – How were you _thinking, feeling and acting_ during moments when you were performing your very best?

– 23:20 – Andy defines Anchoring; how a smell, taste, sound, etc. takes you back to a specific place or moment.

– 24:15 – Anything can be used as an Anchor and there are both positive and negative versions

– 26:05 – How a baseball player approaches the plate before an at-bat is an Anchor

– 26:25 – Neurology is like a muscle; the more it’s worked and trained the better it performs

– 27:20 – The art of creating an Anchor

– 30:10 – NLP doesn’t just impact how we behave internally, it changes how we behave externally

– 30:45 – Defining a “State”

– 30:55 – How you’re thinking, breathing, projecting, etc. is a State

– 31:15 – We all have different States that we use for different situations and for different persons

– 32:20 – “Any road will get you there if you don’t know where you’re going”

– 32:55 – More than anything, Andy gives his clients a way to control their minds

– 33:55 – The main disconnect(s) between where entrepreneurs want to be and where they are

– 33:57 – Overwhelm, stress, anxiety

– 34:55 – “We get boxed in by the boundary conditions of our thinking”

– 35:48 – Self-sabotage is more often than not a consequence of our Flight-or-Flight reflex

– 36:30 – Your brain uses a filter for the conscious mind, just lik —

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