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Sharon Small is here to help you come clean through musing and interveiws on & about Clean Language. Sharon is the founder & CEO of the Clean Language Institute and an intelligent, attentive, combination of sass & serious. Her stunning silver hair and disarming smile belies her exquisite listening and observation skills. She is known for her irreverent, humorous training style. Observent, 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. Always with a book in her hand and a pencil hidden somewhere. You can trust her to be Clean in the course room and dirty at a dinner table.

Sharon Small is here to help you come clean through musing and interveiws on & about Clean Language. Sharon is the founder & CEO of the Clean Language Institute and an intelligent, attentive, combination of sass & serious. Her stunning silver hair and disarming smile belies her exquisite listening and observation skills. She is known for her irreverent, humorous training style. Observent, 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. Always with a book in her hand and a pencil hidden somewhere. You can trust her to be Clean in the course room and dirty at a dinner table.
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United States

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Sharon Small is here to help you come clean through musing and interveiws on & about Clean Language. Sharon is the founder & CEO of the Clean Language Institute and an intelligent, attentive, combination of sass & serious. Her stunning silver hair and disarming smile belies her exquisite listening and observation skills. She is known for her irreverent, humorous training style. Observent, 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. Always with a book in her hand and a pencil hidden somewhere. You can trust her to be Clean in the course room and dirty at a dinner table.

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English

Contact:

805.345.8649


Episodes

The Wisdom Of A Small Cup

11/7/2018
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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
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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...

Duration:00:06:01

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

10/17/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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