The Five Best NLP Books for Beginners

If you’re new to NLP or Neuro-Linguistic Programming, starting with a good NLP book is a great idea. What are the best NLP books for those new to this field of study? We’ll list them in this post, but first let’s review why we consider these to be the best for someone new to NLP.

The NLP books on this list share the following characteristics:

• Recently published. (none of those old, confusing NLP books are here. Save those for later).
• They offer introductory material presented in a simple, easier-to-digest way.
• No hype. Many NLP books are little more than one unrealistic promise after another.

Beware of any material offer by a so-called expert in Neuro-Linguistic Programming that sells magic bullets and fairy dust. NLP is a wonderful set of skills. With it, you’ll notice more about communication and the mind than you’ve noticed before. You’ll communicate with greater confidence and awareness. You won’t be able to make people do what they don’t want to do or take over the world.

Without further ado, here are the

Five Best NLP Books for Beginners

In case you don’t want to read them all, we’ve listed them in order, from most recommended to least. That said, every book on the list is good, so don’t think #5 is bad. They’re all good, so begin with the one that appeals to you most. That’s probably the best way to proceed, regardless.

One more note, for further recommendations, check out the iNLP Center’s list of top NLP books.

1. NLP: The Essential Guide