Coaching

How are you using your Clean Language skills?

7 February, 2019 by Cheryl Winter

One of our students, Sharon Goldie, joined our Clean Language: Core Skills training for a second time after a three-year gap - and we wondered what she had been up to in between – how had she been using her Clean Language skills?

Becoming a Certified Clean Facilitator

6 February, 2019 by Marian Way

Many people come across Clean Language by talking with a friend or colleague. Some learn ‘a bit of clean’ on an NLP or a coaching course. Others come across it online. Those whose interest is piqued, take it a bit further and join an introductory workshop to see how Clean Language can benefit them, their families and their work. And many of them see such tremendous value in the skills they learn that that they decide to continue their studies – and at this point they get interested in what qualifications are on offer. 

Why Coach?

27 January, 2019 by Marian Way

Have you ever left a job to get away from your manager? A 2015 Gallup study of 7,272 adults in the USA revealed that one in two employees had left for this reason. I’m not sure if the statistic is the same in the UK, but I certainly know plenty of people who have changed jobs because they didn’t like the way they were managed.

Meet the Team: Cheryl Winter

22 January, 2019 by Marian Way

Meet Cheryl Winter! Cheryl has been using Clean Language in her work for many years and will be delivering this year's ILM training in Yorkshire. Cheryl was instrumental in setting up our ILM programme ins 2010 and in this post you can read all about her journey from trainer to coach - and back. 

Getting Clients To Trust Themselves

4 May, 2017 by Jacqueline Ann Surin

What do you do when coaching clients ask you for advice, feedback or ideas?  Jacqueline Ann Surin describes two clean approaches for helping clients to trust the knowledge within.

Gamification: A Strategy For Getting Stuff Done

2 May, 2017 by Kat Elliott

Kat Elliott tells us about using Clean Language to ‘gamify’ a strategy for overcoming procrastination and getting big stuff done. 

Setting Myself Up to be a Better Coach

3 March, 2017 by Jacqueline Ann 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.

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 Ann 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.

Living with Ambiguity

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. 

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