Are you worried that you can’t create effective and powerful metaphors? Or maybe you’re wanting to get better? If so, you may be interested in this interview with Michael Watson. We talked about his upcoming Magic Of Metaphor Workshop at Hypnothoughts Live 2017.
I always have a BLAST when I get a chance to talk to Michael. He’s got a great sense of humor (it’s cheesy like mine). If you want to learn a great skill set from an amazing trainer, he’s your man.
Here’s a small sample of what you’ll discover in this interview (and what he’ll cover in his workshop):
There’s no one-size-fits all metaphor, right? WRONG! Discover the type of metaphor that’ll take down even the most monster-sized problems [40:38]
Introducing the amazing “metaphor mix up” game that’ll have you cranking out transformational gems almost instantly…by messing up on purpose? [24:34]
Are you making these deadly mistake when it comes to telling stories (don’t worry, it can be overcome…as long as you catch it early on) [13:15]
The type of metaphors Michael Watson painfully shys away from [19:04]
How Milton Erickson used a story about this common every day food to help a patient in extreme pain [14:13]
Watch my mind get blown away as Michael talks about a little-known physical artifact of hypnosis history (and what this has to do with metaphors) [41:02]
How a well known NLP trainer from the 1980’s would escape to the bathroom to whip up powerful metaphors for their clients [17:23]
Why doing less actual storytelling is essential to creating even more powerful metaphors [19:41]
How a metaphorical description of a weight loss procedure can help people to keep the pounds off [30:51]
A simple (yet effective) way to use a common metaphysical tool to create symbolic “meanings” [23:39]
A psychological thriller from 19557 that dabbles in the power of hypnosis and metaphors to reverse multiple personality disorder [32:26]
Get a first hand look at Michael’s no-fail strategy for extracting a clients metaphor (this is not fluff and theory…this a time tested and proven strategy) [51:46]
Why you can completely mess up a metaphor and still come out on top [37:10]
Watch in horror as Michael uses a metaphor about male genitalia to describe some hypnosis training’s (ear muffs kids) [43:17]
4 ground-breaking ways to creating powerful changes with metaphors (the 4th way is rarely ever covered in metaphor workshops) [51:46]
Plus much much more!
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We talked about his upcoming Magic Of Metaphor Workshop at Hypnothoughts Live 2017.