Who Was David Grove?

It’s just over six years since I first met David Grove, creator of Clean Language. I can date it easily because we met at NLP Conference in 2005 – and this year’s Conference is a couple of weeks away. I had the job of interviewing him for an article in Resource magazine, and ended up,…

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How To Find A Metaphor?

If you ever struggle to find a metaphor for your presentation, your essay or even for a hypnosis session… check out my new video

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Making People Fit

I heard a fascinating interview this morning with Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the author of the best-selling books The Black Swan and Fooled by Randomness. His new book is called The Bed of Procrustes. And in that metaphor, as you might have guessed, lies a tale. Procrustes is a character from Greek mythology who owned an inn…

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The storytelling elephant

Working with a marketing consultant on my new product launch, I’m being encouraged to call myself “The Elephant Whisperer”. It’s a label I’m pretty happy to wear. It’s based on a  metaphor of the person as being like an elephant and its rider – the elephant represents the subconscious mind, the rider, the conscious mind.…

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Into hypnosis… and beyond

Just what is the relationship between hypnosis and Clean Language?   I’ve been going deeply into this question in recent days (…deeper and deeper… and noticing a certain sensation while drifting… floating… down…) and today’s video blog post by my good friend James Tripp has helped to crystalise my thinking.   He focusses on the…

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