Our NLP Language Patterns – Language of Ambiguity Cards are part of a series of NLP Language Patterns cards available from Proactivenlp.com. Based on the NLP Milton Model these cards these patterns are usually taught as part of the NLP Practitioner Programme and once mastered you will be able to assist your coaching clients reaching their stretching goals.
Use these NLP Language Patterns – Language of Ambiguity Cards to empower your client to make their own choices by filling in the blanks contained within your statements. The opposite of the Language of Specificity these Language of Ambiguity Cards, use deliberately vague and ambiguous patterns to create a space where your clients have to find their own meaning.
When you accept the limitations of conscious thought and realise that most communication is unconscious then limitations do not exist. Getting your client to exercise their unconscious mind to find unlimited alternatives is easily achieved through the use of the NLP Language Patterns – Language of Ambiguity Cards.
These language patterns, when mastered, empower people to find their own solutions to their problems. You as a coach / facilitator simply open up the space for their own creativity to start playing. You give them the frame and leave them to choose the picture to put in it. When the client provides the content, this ensures they make the most relevant and immediate meaning from what you say.
Often perceived as the opposite of the Language Patterns of Specificity, they are simply the same pattern used in a different fashion. Rather than using questions that seek more clarity we use statements that create possibilities. It’s all in the artfulness and skill level of the coach / facilitator in how they ask questions. The key is that a deep level of rapport quickly builds within the relationship creating a sense of trust and understanding.