8 January, 2016 by Marian Way
The first of a set of seven quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of Clean Approaches for Coaches. This first quiz covers the Introduction.
6 January, 2016 by Marian Way
A key Clean Language question is "And what would you like to have happen?" However, just because you ask someone this question doesn't mean they will respond with a desired outcome. Sometimes, they will tell you what they don't want (a problem) or their response may sound like a desired outcome (e.g. "I would like find a way to eliminate this issue") - but it is more of a wish for the problem to be reduced or to go away, rather than an indication of what they truly want. Take our quiz to see how well you know the P.R.O. Model.
24 December, 2015 by Marian Way
A couple of words often used in association with Clean Language are ‘curiosity’ and ‘neutrality’. A Clean Language coach is accepting of everything a client says, not favouring one piece of information over another, but remaining neutral - like an impartial observer.
7 December, 2015 by Marian Way
From Shakespeare to Shelley and from advertisers to politicians, people across the world have leveraged the effects of metaphor to convey new ideas and concepts and to appeal to our emotions.
30 November, 2015 by Marian Way
Over the years we’ve developed a number of courses that have Clean Language at their core, and now when you click on our Events page, there’s rather a long list… So here are some questions to help you to decide which is the right course of action for you.
22 November, 2015 by Marian Way
Clean Language was developed by David Grove in order to help people to access more information about their own experience, rather than be influenced by a therapist’s ideas. He did not want to lead his clients. Of course, there are many more contexts where it's important not to lead someone...
29 October, 2015 by Tamsin Hartley
Kate Smith, attended our Clean Language: Core Skills course last year with Sue Sharp and Tamsin Hartley. Tamsin caught up with her recently…
24 September, 2015 by Marian Way
How can you use Clean Language to help children to appreciate poetry and to write their own poems? This was the question Assistant Headteacher Amanda Maney asked herself when she first came across Clean Language. Read about what happened...
6 August, 2015 by Sue Sharp
Sue Sharp talks to Lesley Downs about her experiences on our ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring, and what has happened since then.