Practice Group

Creating an Agenda on the Fly (Part 2)

10 November, 2017 by Marian Way

A couple of days ago, I blogged about the session I ran at the Sydney Online Practice Group – and left you with a little question to ponder: How could I weave different people’s needs into a practice session, creating an agenda that would work well for as many of the participants as possible?

Creating an Agenda on the Fly

7 November, 2017 by Marian Way

When Marian Way ran a session with the Sydney online practice group she used the question "What would you like to have happen? to ascertain participants' needs and then created an agenda to meet those needs. Here's how...

Meet the Team: Christoffer de Graal

25 April, 2017 by Louise Hockaday

Clean Learning Associate, Christoffer de Graal talks about his passion for sound and music, and his plans for building a Clean Language community in Bristol.

Chalk and Cheese

9 March, 2017 by Sue Charman

How one member of the Online Practice Group resolved a tricky bind during a 2-hour practice session.

How to Find a Practice Buddy

12 January, 2017 by Marian Way

Some ways you can meet and practice with others who are interested in Clean Language.

Practice May Not Make Perfect But Can Definitely Improve Skills

24 October, 2016 by Louise Hockaday

In a recent Clean Language: Core skills training event, Marian Way told us we needed to do our 'due diligence' to improve in Clean Language. 'Due diligence' is a term often used by David Grove which meant: do lots of practice, get feedback and learn from it.

Four Questions for One-Minute Motivation

26 March, 2016 by Sue Charman

At the March 2016 South-West Online Practice Group, we decided to practise “One Minute Motivation”. We were aware of this as a simple and efficient Clean Language tool for helping someone to get motivated to take action...

Where Do You Start?

19 June, 2012 by Marian Way

Several years ago I was talking with Penny Tompkins and James Lawley about creating workshop activities, when one of them said that there are only four possible starting points for any ‘change’ activity.

Pointing: “The Metaphor We Have Been looking For”

26 March, 2012 by Marian Way

James Lawley ran a practice group on the topic of ‘Pointing’. What had piqued his interest was a book called Michelangelo's Finger, by Raymond Tallis. James said that at last he had a way of explaining the perspective we take during a Symbolic Modelling session.

As or When?

19 October, 2011 by Marian Way

At our practice group meeting on Monday we focussed on the syntax of Clean Language and in particular, the use of 'as' and 'when'.