Put self in a state of uptime and excellence.
Set the frame.
Identify a specific decision and when and where made. Put the person back into the experience. Make sure that they are in a fully associated, intense, and congruent state.
Anchor the state.
Speak in the present tense.
Use all accessing cues; predicates, eyes, breathing, tonal shifts, hand gestures, etc.
Ask basic questions:
“How do you… decide, know, think, etc… to?
“What happens first?”
“How do you know it’s time to start?”
“How do you know that you have finished?”
Backtrack to get to the next step.
Make sure that you get a logical sequence.
Notice loops or recurrent sequences of steps.
Make sure that you have all the key functional pieces.
Fire the anchor to assist them in accessing if necessary.
Be particularly alert for auditory markings.
Elicit major representational modalities until complete.
List possible options -Chinese menu- if appropriate.
Elicit and do not install.
Use unspecified predicates.
Give more than one option.
Use contrast frame.
Use counter-example statement.
Check to see if subject answers the questions you ask.
Feed the sequence back and calibrate.
Go back and elicit the submodalities if appropriate.
Write down what you get.
Get as much detail as necessary.
Test your work