What happens if your client wants systemic change but does not have buy-in from others or the authority to implement change from above?

This was the situation we encountered when we started working with the head of the NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) strategy group and the head of vulnerable families at a local council.¬†We supported the two of them to take on the core Systemic Modelling philosophy and to alter their behaviours when managing meetings… Continue reading

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Different Rhythms for Different Processes

We are often asked what is the difference between Symbolic Modelling and Systemic Modelling – apart from that Symbolic Modelling is primarily for working with individuals and Systemic Modelling is primarily for working with groups. In this video, I explain that one of the main differences relates to the tempo or rhythms we employ within… Continue reading

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Clean Interviewing

Over 10 years ago I was invited to adapt Clean Language into a form of police video interviewing for vulnerable witnesses. We already had an adaptation of Clean Language for use more conversationally in teams and groups, and this was to be an exciting new application. When interviewing witnesses like young children or adults with… Continue reading

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An Interesting Shift

There’s a really interesting shift that Marian and I are noticing within our consultancy. In the past, most of the big projects that I’ve won have hinged on one champion working very hard to bring Clean Language and Systemic Modelling into their organisation or service. Most of the people who come on our trainings do… Continue reading

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Combining Neuro-Profiling with Clean Language

When there is repeated misunderstanding and miscommunication between colleagues, it is rarely down to the actual content that they are trying to communicate and is much more likely to be down to assumptions, lack of trust or even simply that their brains are hard wired very differently and that they struggle to process the way… Continue reading

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