Blog

Adventures in Clean: An Unbeatable Experience

18 August, 2016 by Jacqueline Surin

I travelled from Malaysia to the UK for Adventures in Clean for three reasons. First of all, I am constantly looking out for opportunities to deepen my skills and to become a better Clean Language coach. Secondly, when I came to Northern Taste of Clean last year, several friends who had been on the 2015 Adventures told me about the powerful insights and life-changing moments they had had. I wanted that kind of experience, too. And my third reason was that it was an opportunity to work with all five Clean Language experts in one place.

Learning Journeys

1 April, 2016 by Caitlin Walker

In 2008, I was sitting in a meeting of educators in the field of sports development. They had received some funding to create a learning resource for their students. They wanted to make a CD ROM about those who were exceptional in the field of sports and sports development, in order to inspire their students to make the most of their opportunities in university.

The Magical Mystery of Attaching Meaning to Metaphor

1 April, 2016 by Dolly Kary

Read about Dolly's Personal Journey weekend with Sue Charman and Marian Way at Sue’s lovely home in Devon.

Four Questions for One-Minute Motivation

26 March, 2016 by Sue Charman

At the March 2016 South-West Online Practice Group, we decided to practise “One Minute Motivation”. We were aware of this as a simple and efficient Clean Language tool for helping someone to get motivated to take action...

Metaphor Quiz

22 March, 2016 by Marian Way

The third of a set of seven quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of Clean Approaches for Coaches. This third quiz covers Metaphor.

Listening & Language Quiz

4 February, 2016 by Marian Way

The second of a set of seven quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of Clean Approaches for Coaches. This second quiz covers Listening & Language.

Slow Learning

4 February, 2016 by Marian Way

An example of ‘slow learning’ occurred during a recent clean coaching session when my client, Nick, had started with an outcome of wanting ‘a vision of my own’ but, despite exploring many avenues, was not coming up with anything he was happy with.

How to Promote Clarity, Understanding and Cooperation within a Team or Business

30 January, 2016 by Marian Way

During her recent trip to Malaysia, Caitlin was interviewed by BFM radio about Clean Language and how it can be used to avoid misunderstandings and promote clarity in teams and businesses. 

Clean Language: It’s effective, it’s efficient and it’s gentle.

10 January, 2016 by Marian Way

This great video was created by my friend Bev Martin, who hosts our trainings in Portland, Oregon. Bev recently interviewed one of last year's Clean Language: Core Skills participants, Susan Liesemer. Susan is a therapist and healer who uses massage, NLP and hypnotherapy - and now Clean Language and Symbolic Modelling - to work with her clients. 

Reflection in Education

9 January, 2016 by Marian Way

Within Teacher Education, a key issue is helping students to understand how to reflect, what to reflect on and when to engage in the process that leads to high quality reflection and learning. Systemic Modelling and clean questions are tools that give student teachers the ‘how’ of reflection. Find out how they were used to improve results at Liverpool John Moores University.