Clean Language Meets the 5 Second Rule

Clean Language Meets the 5 Second Rule

I’ve been cleaning out my shed. It’s at the very back of our property and holds books, treasures, and lots of junk. You know how it goes…ten years in the same place. For me small, and not so small, things accumulate and I do the ole “I’ll get around to it…one...
Chatting with Penny & James

Chatting with Penny & James

I talked with Penny Tompkins & James Lawley about their focus for their 3-day Enhancing and Integrating Your Symbolic Modeling Skills at Clean Convergence 2019. In 2019 Penny & James will be presenting a program titled A Clean Approach to Working with...
The Janus Position

The Janus Position

It isn’t just for interviewing. I just taught a one day Clean Language Interviewing intensive at the HPRCT (Human Performance, Root Cause, and Trending) conference in San Antonio, Texas on the 22nd of June. In this training we talk about a frame James Lawley and...
When roles are well defined…

When roles are well defined…

…even (seeming) chaos has order Il n’est pas encore minuit… 7 min (It’s not midnight yet) Beautiful acrobatic dance rendition from France. Chaotic, stunning, and a feat of organizational wonder. (actual link:...
Coaching with Metaphor

Coaching with Metaphor

Are you an aspirational, beginner, or advanced trainer or coach? Do you work in business, personal development or mind/body therapies? Are you a manager, director or a life long learner? Join us for Clean Convergence 2019 and put the power of “Clean” to...
What IS Symbolic Modeling

What IS Symbolic Modeling

Symbolic Modeling is the Clean Language methodology we teach at the Clean Language Institute. Originally developed by Penny Tompkins and James Lawley, and based on the work of David Grove, NLP and self-organizing systems theory, Symbolic Modeling is an extremely...