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Clean For Teams Teleseminar

Join Caitlin Walker to learn how she uses Clean Language with groups in organisations.

Metaphors at Work

The original process for developing personal and professional metaphors and using these to create an engaged, interactive and unified team.

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Meet The Team: Louise Hockaday

Thinking about taking a qualification in coaching? Read Louise Hockaday’s journey with the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring.

People open up in a different kind of way with clean questions

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…

“I no longer persecute them”

How can learning about the Triune Brain and the Drama Triangle make someone a better manager? Jacqueline Ann Surin had the opportunity to teach Clean Language and Systemic Modelling to several heads of department in a foreign trade company in Kuala Lumpur this year. Among others, she introduced them to these two models. Find out what happened...

How to Promote Clarity, Understanding and Cooperation within a Team or Business

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. 

The Principles of Clean Language

Clean Language was developed by David Grove in order to help people to access more information about their own experience, rather than be influenced by a therapist’s ideas. He did not want to lead his clients. Of course, there are many more contexts where it's important not to lead someone...

ILM Training - What Happens Next?

Stuart Clark talks to Victoria Wilken about her experience of our ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring course, which starts in September.

Meet the Team: Sue Sharp

This September, Sue Sharp will be co-training (with Stuart Clark) on the first Clean Learning ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring. In the first of new our Meet the Team series, I interviewed Sue about her business background and her passion for training and development.

The Northern Taste of Clean: 2014 Highlights

This was my first Northern Taste of Clean experience. Caitlin Walker and Shaun Hotchkiss hosted the event, and hospitality is something they do wonderfully well. I was expecting an interesting, perhaps challenging experience, maybe a way to develop useful skills.

Less is More in Business

Last year my business, Genius Within, was growing and I had more and more associates working for us, delivering to a wide range of clients. I was delivering face-to-face services as well as managing the business and I was very busy, to the extent where I completely forgot a key meeting. I realised I needed to take some time to reflect, and to learn from this mistake. 

Growing Business the Clean Way

One of the biggest challenges facing business owners right now is getting more clients and maintaining the focus and clarity of thought needed to do that. 

Clean and ...

Our topic for this Practice Group meeting was “Clean and …”. Several people in the group use Clean in combination with other models and methodologies and the idea was to find out how they do this.

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Training Attention*

Caitlin Walker

Training Attention is our own clean consultancy brand and is run by Caitlin Walker. Read her blog posts about using Clean Language and Systemic Modelling in business, community and education.

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From Contempt To Curiosity*

Caitlin Walker

This book is a series of stories from Caitlin’s first meeting with David Grove to the development of Clean Modelling for groups and contains the principles and models underpinning Systemic Modelling.

It’s as relevant to business leaders as it is to parents, to organisational development as it is to creating learning communities. To reserve a pre-launch copy at a special price please click below.

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The 5-Minute Coach*

Lynne Cooper and Mariette Castellino

This book explains how you can use Clean Language to coach someone to take action in five minutes - or maybe a little longer :) There are clear instructions for moving through five stages of coaching, with plenty of examples and ideas for what to do if the unexpected happens. Includes lots of ideas to help you coach people without giving them your ideas and suggestions.

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Images of Organization

Gareth Morgan

This book is a classic in the canon of management literature. It is based on a simple premise: that all theories of organisation and management are based on implicit images or metaphors that lead us to see, understand, and manage organizations in distinctive yet partial ways. It challenges and reshapes how we think about organisation and management in the most fundamental way. 

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