Clean Language

Metaphorum: What’s The MetaPhormula?

A couple of weeks ago, 120+ people from at least 21 countries spent more than 12 hours online together in an immersive, interactive, online-video experience, Metaphorum 2019. It’s the fourth time I’ve staged one of these for the Clean Language community, and this was arguably the most successful so far – not least because the …

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Building Trust With Clean Language

Within organisations and around the business world, one of the most useful ways to use Clean Language is to build trust – including amongst people who feel different from each other. That difference might be described as a cultural gap, or in language like “them and us” or “silos”. But more often the challenge isn’t …

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What’s Your Facilitation Like?

Facilitators worldwide have been celebrating their trade in #FacWeek : there have been all kinds of online and in-person events to mark the occasion, bringing together new groupings of people who call themselves facilitators.  They’ve revealed to me how, we’re still working out our shared identity. Facilitation has some overlap with participative training, and some …

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