How People Think

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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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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