NLP – Do or Do Not, There is No Try

Jamie Smart from Salad Ltd explains how try equals failure. You either do or do not do something. Over time trying becomes struggle and learned helplessness. Realising that trying presupposes failure is a powerful distinction that can help you achieve goals and break free from struggle. This clip was taken from Salad’s NLP Practitioner Course 2006. The next NLP Practitioner starts in November, for more information go to salad.infusionsoft.com

02. July 2011 by Admin
Categories: NLP Techniques | Tags: | 9 comments

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  1. Genuin guy i like his videos

  2. That’s the main definition, and is basically the exclusive definition in the US. But in Britain, ‘try’ really does have more of 2 meanings.
    The point in this is that the word ‘try’ implies that there may be failure.
    BTW, the title of the video is a quote from Star Wars in which a character (Yoda) is teaching that you can’t imagine failing in order to ‘do’. (DO, or DO NOT, there is no TRY)

  3. I disagree. (Sorry for my English, I’m from Europe) People use the word ‘trying’ when they know that they haven’t got the skills to get some result. But they are still going for it. So they communicate: I can’t garantee that I will succeed, but I will try. It’s an appropriate word in certain contextes.

  4. “I will do, it’s my girlfriends birthday party tonight.”

    The inflection was perhaps a little odd; him saying his “girlfriends birthday” and then as an after thought adding “party”.

  5. makes sense…. need to have the rest of the video to make it out clearly

  6. good title,
    way to quote Yoda

  7. It had something to do with a relatives birthday party and him struggling to stay awake.

  8. Mmmmmmmm…..not quite enough content. I know what you mean, but if I didn’t, I wouldn’t be able to from this clip

  9. This was a bit frustrating–it felt like you were going to get solidly into a good topic and just began when the video ended. I couldn’t catch the comment (even after 3 replays) that got such a big laugh at the end so that was frustrating too.
    The topic and the title are great but it needed 5 minutes or so. I DID get the point about reenforcing the energy or pattern of trying vs success.

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NLP – Do or Do Not, There is No Try

Jamie Smart from Salad Ltd explains how try equals failure. You either do or do not do something. Over time trying becomes struggle and learned helplessness. Realising that trying presupposes failure is a powerful distinction that can help you achieve goals and break free from struggle. This clip was taken from Salad’s NLP Practitioner Course 2006. The next NLP Practitioner starts in November, for more information go to salad.infusionsoft.com
Video Rating: 4 / 5

02. July 2011 by Admin
Categories: NLP Techniques | Tags: | 9 comments

Comments (9)

  1. Genuin guy i like his videos

  2. That’s the main definition, and is basically the exclusive definition in the US. But in Britain, ‘try’ really does have more of 2 meanings.
    The point in this is that the word ‘try’ implies that there may be failure.
    BTW, the title of the video is a quote from Star Wars in which a character (Yoda) is teaching that you can’t imagine failing in order to ‘do’. (DO, or DO NOT, there is no TRY)

  3. I disagree. (Sorry for my English, I’m from Europe) People use the word ‘trying’ when they know that they haven’t got the skills to get some result. But they are still going for it. So they communicate: I can’t garantee that I will succeed, but I will try. It’s an appropriate word in certain contextes.

  4. “I will do, it’s my girlfriends birthday party tonight.”

    The inflection was perhaps a little odd; him saying his “girlfriends birthday” and then as an after thought adding “party”.

  5. makes sense…. need to have the rest of the video to make it out clearly

  6. good title,
    way to quote Yoda

  7. It had something to do with a relatives birthday party and him struggling to stay awake.

  8. Mmmmmmmm…..not quite enough content. I know what you mean, but if I didn’t, I wouldn’t be able to from this clip

  9. This was a bit frustrating–it felt like you were going to get solidly into a good topic and just began when the video ended. I couldn’t catch the comment (even after 3 replays) that got such a big laugh at the end so that was frustrating too.
    The topic and the title are great but it needed 5 minutes or so. I DID get the point about reenforcing the energy or pattern of trying vs success.

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