16 October, 2018 by Marian Way
I had heard that Heather Cairns-Lee had been given a prestigious academic award for her PhD in which she used Clean Interviewing to find metaphors for leadership, so when she attended our Adventures in Clean event I caught up with her to find out more…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 September, 2014 by Marian Way
“Metaphor, that’s how the whole fabric of mental interconnections holds together. Metaphor is right at the bottom of being alive.” ~ Gregory Bateson. This is my favourite from this collection of 25 quotes about metaphor…
19 October, 2013 by Sue Charman
I live in the middle of the countryside in Devon. As yet, there is not a huge Clean Language presence in Devon, so I was discussing with Marian Way how to hone my skills alone.