Sleight of Mouth: Prior Cause – Today, when someone states a limiting belief, use the following Sleight of Mouth pattern and notice if their experience of the limiting belief shifts. Be sure to maintain rapport as you deliver the pattern.
Key Question: “What happened earlier that caused this?”
Purpose: Bringing an earlier cause into the picture can broaden understanding and shift away from blame. It expands the frame.
Prior Cause: Cause of the statement.
“What happened that made you believe you have no confidence?”
“What made you believe that you can’t make more money?”