Clean Language: Revealing Metaphors and Opening Minds (Book)

Now a Number 1 bestseller in its category, Clean Language by Clean Change Company's Wendy Sullivan and former director Judy Rees is a great introduction to the subject - as well as a handbook for more experienced users. It's inspiring, too, with lots of examples of how you can use Clean in everyday interactions.

Now a Number 1 bestseller in its category, Clean Language by Clean Change Company’s Wendy Sullivan and former director Judy Rees is a great introduction to the subject – as well as a handbook for more experienced users. It’s inspiring, too, with lots of examples of how you can use Clean in everyday interactions.

It draws on Wendy’s years of experience in teaching Clean Language, and on Judy’s journalistic skill, to make this fascinating topic approachable and accessible.

What they’re saying about this book

” Your book is simply outstanding”
David Taylor, author of world’s fastest-selling business book ‘The Naked Leader’ and its follow-up ‘The Naked Coach’

“…an innovative technique which gives us X-ray listening skills and tools for delving deeper into what those around us are really saying.”
Psychologies Magazine February 2009

“ Clean Language deserves to be a multi-purpose tool of choice in the kitbag of coach, facilitator and even salesperson; this excellent guide will show you how to use it effectively.”
Max Landsberg, Author of the Tao of Coaching, former Partner at McKinsey & Co, and Partner at Heidrick & Struggles

“ … encourages and enables the reader to hatch out into a new exciting world. It feeds, coaches and guides the reader to take to the sky and explore the wonders that ‘Clean’ has to offer. It is an experience not to be missed.”
Maureen O’Meara, Speech and Language Therapist

“ … clarity, practicality, fun and integrity, all presented in a way that is accessible, logically structured and great value. Phew. And with all that, it’s something that should sell like what? Hot cakes, if you ask me.”
Dr Paul Tosey, School of Management, University of Surrey

“ … a must for anyone involved in the coaching, managing or teaching profession.”
Steve Nobel, author, coach and a director of Alternatives

“ … well constructed. So refreshingly clear to read. So it is with pleasure, that its comes highly recommended to others.”
Deborah Rose, DipM, MA, Marketing Consultant and Facilitator

“This amazingly powerful tool could transform the way we interact, and run meetings and appraisals, within our business.” Caroline Frost, Director of Marketing and Training, Informa Healthcare

“An in-depth yet highly accessible route-map for understanding the metaphorical nature of human perception, and for developing powerful skills for working in the domain of personal metaphor.”
Jamie Smart, Licensed NLP Trainer, CEO of Salad

“This book romps along in an easy to read style that keeps you turning the pages… Practitioners such as therapists, psychologists and coaches will glean a clear understanding of why asking people to create their own metaphors works better than leading them through guided visualisation scenarios, and how to do it. For business managers, the great learning will be that Clean Language proves invaluable during meetings with colleagues, staff, customers and the various interactions of every day life. An absolute must for anyone interested who needs to practise effective communication.”
Carol Wilson, Hon Vice-President, Association for Coaching

“Clean Language should be on the curriculum of every secondary school in Great Britain. It will boost confidence and give anyone a much greater understanding of what it really means to be human.”
Pamela Hadfield, learning consultant working with teenagers

“When you use Clean Language in the classroom be prepared for a leap in learning. Colleagues have been surprised by the speed of impact. Children learn to think deeply and to express their ideas with clarity. They come to appreciate each other’s specialness and to value differences. They learn to think about thinking and become more comfortable exploring challenging ideas… especially their own!”
Julie McCracken, primary school teacher

Published by Crown House, November 2008

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