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Meet the Team: Christoffer de Graal

25 April, 2017 by Louise Hockaday

Clean Learning Associate, Christoffer de Graal talks about his passion for sound and music, and his plans for building a Clean Language community in Bristol.

Expand Your Experience With New Co-Coaching Opportunity

28 March, 2017 by Louise Hockaday

Are you a Clean Facilitator or training to be one? Here’s a low-cost way to practise Clean Language and to receive Clean Language coaching yourself.

Meet the Team: Sue Charman

9 March, 2017 by Marian Way

Marian interviews Clean Learning trainer and writer, Sue Charman about her ‘clean journey’. 

Chalk and Cheese

9 March, 2017 by Sue Charman

How one member of the Online Practice Group resolved a tricky bind during a 2-hour practice session.

Setting Myself Up to be a Better Coach

3 March, 2017 by Jacqueline Surin

Jacqueline Ann Surin explores how she uses the Clean Set Up process to prepare for coaching sessions with clients – and how this improves her coaching.

Fine Tuning Your Skills

25 January, 2017 by Marian Way

A key principle in all David Grove’s work is that of iteration, which is what happens when the result of a procedure is used as the starting point for the next application of the procedure. We ask a clean question, a person responds and we then ask a clean question of that response. This is one aspect of the work that makes it so powerful; ideas build one upon another and new – or old – wisdom can emerge.

Three Simple, Powerful Questions to Help You Plan a Successful 2017

24 January, 2017 by Louise Hockaday

If you're reflecting on the year that's gone and looking at the year ahead, why not try a simple technique to set out your year and get your plan in place? The Clean Set Up process is based on three simple questions. Download our pdf and have a go for yourself.

How do you describe Clean Language to a new or prospective client?

24 January, 2017 by Marian Way

This is a question that is often asked during trainings such as Clean Language: Core Skills or Systemic Modelling. Participants become very enthusiastic about the skills they are learning and begin to think about putting them into practice – and then they hit a problem: “I don’t know how to describe this in such a way that people will understand what I am talking about.”

People open up in a different kind of way with clean questions

23 January, 2017 by Marian Way

Rachel Gilmore has so far attended eight days of training with us – Clean for Teams plus a couple of modules of our Systemic Modelling Programme – and she is already using clean with several of her clients. When she told us she was already getting better results than with her existing methods, we were intrigued, so Marian interviewed her to find out more…

Focusing on What a Client Does Know

20 January, 2017 by Jacqueline Surin

Have you ever had a situation where you asked a client a question, and their answer was “I don’t know”? Find out how Jacqueline Surin coped with this in two different coaching sessions.