How People Think

How To Use Clean Language Questions On Twitter

Might using Clean Language questions make Twitter a friendlier, less confrontational space? And if so, what might be the best approach to take? A thread of tweets started by Jose Casal and involving Steven Mackenzie and Dragan Jolic has got me thinking about the issue. Jose posted: “Some people’s behaviour on Twitter is terrible. Confrontational, …

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Who Uses Clean Language – And Why?

Teachers. Software development teams (especially Agile ones). Facilitators. Hypnotists. Managers. Health professionals. Distributed teams and their leaders. Entrepreneurs. Coaches. Students. Academics. Bodyworkers. Neurodiversity campaigners. Trainers. Sales people. Unemployed teenagers. Mediators. Marketers. Psychotherapists…. The varied list of professional (and other) groups that use Clean Language just keeps on growing. Next week I’m speaking at a hypnosis …

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The Cost Of Clarity, The Value Of Vagueness

At first glance, clarity seems like motherhood and apple pie: universally useful, with no downsides. It’s often a great selling point for Clean Language. “Clean Language can help you get things crystal clear. Want to know what someone really means by something they said? Simply use the 2 Lazy Jedi questions respectfully to help them …

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