Once upon a time…..  Metaphor, Myth and Clean Language

20 November, 2014 by Sue Charman

A look at the powerful connection between storytelling and Clean Language by professional storyteller and Clean Learning associate, Sue Charman.

Simple Rules, Complex Consequences

12 January, 2012 by Marian Way

Being able to spot patterns in a client’s metaphor landscape is a key skill in Symbolic Modelling, so here are a couple of videos to help you flex your pattern spotting muscles. 

Clean Language is like… Permaculture

28 October, 2010 by Marian Way

Permaculture is the practice of working with, rather than against, nature, in order to optimise the output from any piece of land. For example, by observing its natural resources in detail, practitioners are able to design an allotment to minimise weeding and to maximise yield.

When 20 and 20 add up to 6:40

18 May, 2010 by Marian Way

A few weeks ago, I read an article in my Toastmasters Magazine about a new presentation style that has been described as 'an antidote to bad PowerPoint'. Called Pecha Kucha (Japanese for ‘chit chat’) it’s a way of putting together and delivering a more dynamic presentation.

Designing a Clean Workshop

3 September, 2009 by Marian Way

How can we create a workshop that's 'clean' (i.e. attempts to not give people our models, theories, ideas, suggestions, advice and metaphors but instead creates experiences that enable them to learn from themselves and others) AND which has a distinct topic?