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Clean Coaching offers a simple and powerful frame for coaches, managers and those wanting to learn coaching.
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From the blog
Have you ever left a job to get away from your manager? A 2015 Gallup study of 7,272 adults in the USA revealed that one in two employees had left for this reason. I’m not sure if the statistic is the same in the UK, but I certainly know plenty of people who have changed jobs because they didn’t like the way they were managed.
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.
Kat Elliott tells us about using Clean Language to ‘gamify’ a strategy for overcoming procrastination and getting big stuff done.
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…
Have you ever had a situation where you asked a client a question, and their answer was “I don’t know”? Find out how Jacqueline Surin coped with this in two different coaching sessions.
Nick Simmonds recently attended a Systemic Modelling Level 1 workshop. Read his TripAdvisor style review on the course.
Over the years we’ve developed a number of courses that have Clean Language at their core, and now when you click on our Events page, there’s rather a long list… So here are some questions to help you to decide which is the right course of action for you.
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...
Sue Sharp talks to Lesley Downs about her experiences on our ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring, and what has happened since then.
Stuart Clark talks to Victoria Wilken about her experience of our ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring course, which starts in September.
One of the consequences of joining up with Training Attention is that Clean Learning is now an Approved Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Centre.
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.
Clean Language helps people to explore their own thinking in their own way, to uncover patterns that keep them stuck and to find their own creative solutions. Here are ten ways you can learn more about Clean Language, what it is and how it works:
On my way out of a small co-op health food store in San Luis Obispo the other day I saw a local green directory, Solstice, which is published for the area I live - along the Central Coast of California. I looked at the directory and was about to pass by, but something made me pick up a copy. And in that moment it dawned on me that Clean Coaching is Green Coaching.
My new book "Clean Approaches for Coaches" addresses a question a lot of new coaches have: "OK, I get it that it is about the client and their agenda and not about me giving advice, suggestions etc… but how do you do that in practice?" Starting with an overview of Clean Language and Symbolic Modelling, the book takes you step-by-step through the process of coaching someone using Clean Language.
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.
I attended Clean Learning's Less is More training in March 2009. It was really amazing and I knew I wanted to do more, so I have booked all the other trainings and the Personal Journey weekend.
Speaking at the inaugural meeting of the Hampshire Coaching Group last night, I used the metaphor of Clean Language as a 'powerful tool' to illustrate the upsides and downsides of using metaphors to explain things. This metaphor is often used of Clean Language and since coaching draws from many different disciplines, it's an obvious one for coaches.
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Clean Approaches For Coaches*
Marian's book is about creating the conditions for change within a coaching session, quite naturally and without giving advice, making suggestions, or interpreting your clients' needs. Written in a clear and engaging style, there are plentiful examples, diagrams and case studies to aid your learning.