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Ready To Come Clean with Sharon Small

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Sharon is here to help you come clean through musing and interviews on & about Clean Language. The founder & CEO of the Clean Language Institute Sharon is determined to bring Clean Language questions and principles to your work and play. She is known for her irreverent, humorous training style: observant, quirky, and always unfazed. With her uni-lingualism intact she specializes in working with non-native English speakers from around the globe. It is definitely not lost in translation. Clean Language can help you help yourself, and others, through exquisite listening, development of an open neutral curiosity, and asking simple questions anyone can answer. Use Clean Language in your coaching, therapy, critical incident investigations. Any context where you want to help others think more clearly and give more authentic information. Are you Ready To Come Clean?

Location:

United States

Description:

Sharon is here to help you come clean through musing and interviews on & about Clean Language. The founder & CEO of the Clean Language Institute Sharon is determined to bring Clean Language questions and principles to your work and play. She is known for her irreverent, humorous training style: observant, quirky, and always unfazed. With her uni-lingualism intact she specializes in working with non-native English speakers from around the globe. It is definitely not lost in translation. Clean Language can help you help yourself, and others, through exquisite listening, development of an open neutral curiosity, and asking simple questions anyone can answer. Use Clean Language in your coaching, therapy, critical incident investigations. Any context where you want to help others think more clearly and give more authentic information. Are you Ready To Come Clean?

Language:

English

Contact:

805.345.8649


Episodes

Penny Tompkins & James Lawley on Clean Convergence 2022

11/14/2021
Penny Tompkins and James Lawley, co-developers of Symbolic Modeling share about Clean Convergence 2022 and learning focus for the Advanced Clean Facilitator workshop January 28-30, 2022. This workshop is held online via a Zoom online portal. Using the same clean questions over 25 years Penny Tompkins and James Lawley have become masters at pointing a clients attention towards the most resources aspects within their Symbolic Modeling Sessions by becoming exquisitely skilled modelers. In this...

Duration:00:13:20

Clean Language Interviewing update with James Lawley - Dec 2019

12/17/2019
Enjoy this 12.5-minute update with James Lawley on what has been happening with Clean Language Interviewing over this past year (2019). We discuss new publications, research veracity, and upcoming Clean Language Interview training in January 2020 on the Central Coast of California.

Duration:00:12:47

Interview with Simon Coles

4/8/2019
Simon Coles is the founder of AmphoraResearch.com. Amphora specialized in keeping people and research connected through digital records for research and R&D groups. Simon shares how he and his sales team have adopted and adapted Clean Language questions and principles for use in his business. It is an interesting conversation with someone who had put Clean Language into practice over years of business development. Here are two links for information that is referenced within the interview:...

Duration:00:34:01

Clean Interviewing In 2018

12/12/2018
This is a conversation with James Lawley, a leading developer of Clean Language Interviewing (CLI) and its corresponding verification technique. Although it was only meant to be 15 minutes, James was on fire about Clean Language Interviewing and gives some great examples of its use and usefulness to both academics and business. My sound is a bit iffy (a small mic error) but the most important thing is you can hear James clear as a bell! I hope you enjoy this update. If you are not familiar...

Duration:00:29:31

NoM0 Black Friday Creating holiday heaven with three simple questions

12/10/2018
Creating holiday heaven with three simple questions. Use these three questions to help create holidays (any days) that you enjoy. Listen to the end to hear the questions in action. And be sure to give yourself a few minutes thinking time to answer these for yourself. 1. For this (holiday) to be just the way I would like it to be, it will be like what? 2. For this (holiday) to be like (1), I need to be like what? 3. For this (holiday) to be like (1) and me to be like (2), what support or...

Duration:00:06:57

OMG - I Mean Really ....

11/20/2018
ok, I was easedropping. As I was working in a coffee shop this morning I over heard a conversation that mesmerized me. It made me think about how change can be hard won and working against odds can be difficult. How I have someone I go to to help me work towards my outcomes and how I might be able to help you work towards yours.

Duration:00:03:39

Hipsters Got It Going On!

11/17/2018
Hipsters, maker-culture, and Clean Languaege .. what could they have in common? And what does this all have to do with learning new things face-toface, cheek-tocheek? The answer may be a desire for emodied experience and a love of art.

Duration:00:07:17

Clean Coaching Is Green Coaching

11/12/2018
Clean Language Coaching is to the mind and heart what Green thinking is to the ecology and our health. In this brief podcast Sharon looks at the similarities between being coached using Clean Language principles and questions and taking care of our food and lifestyle choices by choosing green options and organic foods. Being Clean Coached is a way of caring for our mental / psychological health with the same care and concern we take care of our bodies.

Duration:00:03:45

The Wisdom Of A Small Cup

11/7/2018
Interviewing someone can be a bit like drinking coffee from a small cup. You want to keep rapport warm and the interviewee at ease. Find out more about how working Cleanly can help you meet both of those criteria for having a good interview that helps you gain the information you need.

Duration:00:05:08

Like a Dog on a Bone - Part 3 of a conversation with Penny Tompkins & James Lawley

10/17/2018
Welcome to the last segment, segment #3, of this conversation with Penny Tompkins and James Lawley. This short segment is about learning life and why one would want to travel halfway across the world to learn live face-to-face cheek to cheek and eyeball-to-eyeball with trainers not just in clean language, but in any skill you're learning. Register for Ask Us Anything October 20, 2018: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/4ed7fb6ec5837e37dc2040ba88984b7b Or check out Clean Convergence 2019 here:...

Duration:00:06:01

Musing on Metaphor - Part 2 of a conversation with Penny Tompkins & James Lawley

10/17/2018
Welcome to Segment #2 of a conversation with Penny Tompkins & James Lawley. This segment is about ten and a half minutes. James and Penny go quite deeply into working with metaphor and the difference that makes for people and organizations. So enjoy the next ten and a half minutes and we'll see you soon for Segment three. Register for Ask Us Anything October 20, 2018: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/4ed7fb6ec5837e37dc2040ba88984b7b Or check out Clean Convergence 2019 here:...

Duration:00:10:52

It's Not Two Things - Part 1 of a conversation with Penny Tompkins & James Lawley

10/17/2018
This is the first segment of a three part conversation with Penny Tompkins & James Lawley. In this 7.5 minute segment, Penny and James talk about the workshop Symptoms & Systems: a clean approach, They are offering in California, January 2019. Now don't worry. It's not all just dry information about the workshop. It's really quite a deep conversation about clean language, working in metaphor, and how this kind of thinking and questioning can help you in your work and life. So enjoy segment...

Duration:00:08:17

8 Very Good Reasons for Working with Metaphors

10/10/2018
We all use metaphors when we are speaking, in conversation and as a way of explaining how something is. Listen as I share eight very good reasons to work with the naturally occuring metaphor in your clients speach. Read more about how we work with metaphors cleanly in this article by Penny Tompkins & James Lawley: http://www.cleanlanguage.co.uk/articles/articles/127/1/Coaching-with-Metaphor/Page1.html

Duration:00:02:44

On Clean Interviewing with James Lawley

10/10/2018
James Lawley and I talk about what Clean Interviewing is, where is comes from, where and how it is being used, and the benefits of using this innovative interview model that minimizes unintended interviewer bias. Clean interviewing is for managers, coaches, analysts, educators, researchers, graduate students, auditors, small business owners … Anyone in a situation where gathering authentic and trustworthy information is important. Please join us for the 20 minute conversation and find out...

Duration:00:22:56

"Just the Facts Ma'am"

10/9/2018
A bright blue dodge dart, Dragnet, and the difference between fact and fiction. False Attributes Concieved as Truth - often what we percieve as facts not facts at all. How do you know the difference? Have fun with this short episode about F.A.C.T.'s & facts and opening to the idea of working with metaphor.

Duration:00:04:36

28 Days to Halloween

10/3/2018
Light rain, the coming on Autumn on the central coast of California and October being the last month for best pricing for our January 2019 event: Clean Convergence 2019.

Duration:00:03:07

If I Were a Zen Master

9/27/2018
Boiling eggs for easy peeling and gaining genuine rapport are not as different as you might imagine. Join me for this 3.5 minute spoken email about my days in Montana and what I learned from boiling eggs.

Duration:00:03:42

On Symbolic Modeling Lite with Penny Tompkins & James Lawley

9/26/2018
Join us for this 19 minute conversation about this particular was of starting your journey into Clean Language and the Symbolic Modeling domain. Symbolic Modeling Lite is a 3-Day introduction to Clean Language that walks the new learner all the way through the Symbolic Modeling process from start to finish. Sharon Small offeres this three day training each year at Clean Convergence as both a get started program and refresher for those who already have some training in Clean Language and...

Duration:00:19:03