Launching My Book at The Northern Taste of Clean

We had a wonderful evening in Merseyside, launching From Contempt to Curiosity, talking about David Grove and working systemically in business and communities. Sarah Nixon spoke about using Clean Language with students to increase attainment and self-awareness, as well as “When you’re learning at your best, you’re like what?” and using Clean Feedback with students to improve… Continue reading

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The First Systemic Modelling™ Training

We’ve just finished three days of fun, tears, learning, laughter and Ayurvedic food. The latter isn’t actually part of the training but Shaun felt that if we were modelling our unconscious processes and developing group level processes we could add in another layer of finding food types to keep us healthy. We always knew it… Continue reading

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From Contempt to Curiosity

My first book, “From Contempt to Curiosity: Creating the Conditions for Groups to Collaborate using Clean Language & Systemic Modelling” is published today. It plots my journey from  youth worker to business consultant, through a series of stories. I talk about the diverse groups I have worked with – from disaffected teenagers, to senior leaders in business and education and… Continue reading

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Building Bridges Through Curiosity

This is a lovely blog from Andrea Chiou, congruent with its title and content – it’s informative and personal – a lovely read.  By Andrea Chiou. First published on Adaptive Collaboration. This blog post is inspired by two case studies, one using ethnography and one using Clean Language – both to improve company resilience and success… Continue reading

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What is Systemic Modelling™?

Systemic Modelling™ is an approach for supporting groups to use clean questions and metaphor models to better understand one another and to develop the skills and capability to collaborate meaningfully. The facilitator, having established an overall outcome for the process, introduces a series of engaging exercises and simple tools to encourage the group to develop… Continue reading

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