I wasn’t a close friend of his, but I was lucky enough to interview David Grove, creator of Clean Language, at the NLP Conference in November 2005 at the very beginning of my own journey with Clean. It was the first interview he’d given since 1996, and I was fresh from the world of ‘normal’ news journalism, so I really wasn’t ...

David Grove, creator of Clean Language, came from New Zealand, and had European and Maori ancestry. He graduated with a BSc from the University of Canterbury, NZ in 1972, then studied Business Administration for a postgraduate degree. He had some contact with the world of NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and became interested in Ericksonian ...