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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.

How to Find a Practice Buddy

12 January, 2017 by Marian Way

Some ways you can meet and practice with others who are interested in Clean Language.

Systemic Modelling TripAdvisor Review

23 November, 2016 by Nick Simmonds

Nick Simmonds recently attended a Systemic Modelling Level 1 workshop. Read his TripAdvisor style review on the course.

“I no longer persecute them”

5 November, 2016 by Jacqueline Surin

How can learning about the Triune Brain and the Drama Triangle make someone a better manager? Jacqueline Ann Surin had the opportunity to teach Clean Language and Systemic Modelling to several heads of department in a foreign trade company in Kuala Lumpur this year. Among others, she introduced them to these two models. Find out what happened...

Practice May Not Make Perfect But Can Definitely Improve Skills

24 October, 2016 by Louise Hockaday

In a recent Clean Language: Core skills training event, Marian Way told us we needed to do our 'due diligence' to improve in Clean Language. 'Due diligence' is a term often used by David Grove which meant: do lots of practice, get feedback and learn from it.

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.