4 May, 2017 by Jacqueline Ann Surin
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.
1 January, 2015 by Marian Way
Happy New Year! Today’s the day for New Year’s Resolutions and there’s no shortage of internet advice on how to make them, what they should be and how to keep them – but does anyone actually make New Year Resolutions these days?
12 January, 2012 by Marian Way
I’ve been reading “Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain” by David Eagleman. In it he argues that most of our processing is done unconsciously (hence ‘incognito’) and that our conscious minds have only a limited role – that of setting direction, or a desired outcome.
5 August, 2011 by Charlotte
…do you try again, or give up? There are plenty of stories about how one or two Clean Language sessions radically changed someone’s life. And what about all the sessions that gave someone a fantastic insight or two, but which did not result in the desired behavioural change?
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.
18 January, 2010 by Marian Way
We normally emphasise the need to help clients to focus on their desired outcomes, using the PRO (Problem, Remedy, Outcome) model. For this practice group, we decided to put our attention on the nature of people's problems.
16 November, 2009 by Marian Way
At this month's Practice Group we tried an activity based around the 'PRO' Model. This model was devised by Penny Tompkins and James Lawley to give facilitators a way to keep a client's attention on their desired outcome:
20 August, 2007 by Marian Way
The theme of last night's meeting was the PRO (Problem, Remedy, Outcome) Model. This followed on from last month's meeting when we were looking at what aspects of experience to 'go for'. At the start of a session, developing the client's outcome makes it easier to know what to go for as the metaphor landscape develops: you know what you are trying to achieve. And sometimes, developing the outcome is all that is needed for the client to have a significant 'shift' in their perception.