This page relates to the Introduction of the book. Here you can explore the background and principles of Clean Language and Symbolic Modelling in more depth ...

Page 17: Clean Language is Like What?

  • Link to article about the workshop, with more examples.

Page 22: Where did Clean Language Come From?

There are several articles on the Clean Language UK site which shed further light on this question, in particular:

Page 24: Clean Language and Coaching

Page 26: Long Lasting Change

Page 28: Symbolic Modelling

Page 30 (and throughout the book): Iteration

  • If you like maths (even a little bit), this fascinating series of videos from Vi Hart give lots of examples of iteration from the plant world (although iteration is not mentioned):

General Background Information

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