Clean Language as a Remote Game-Changer with Judy Rees

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What if you could upgrade your speaking and writing in the same way as you upgrade your favorite apps and hardware? What if you had a set of language tools - frameworks and questions - that you could wield as productively as your coding, marketing or management suites? Judy Rees gives us this, in the form of Clean Language.

Welcome to the DistantJob Podcast, a show where we interview the most successful remote leaders, picking their brains on how to build and lead remote teams who win.

Judy Rees, our guest today, has helped dozens of trainers, coaches, and facilitators through live online training. As a news editor and a media executive, she has extensive experience managing large remote teams. She is the co-author of Clean Language: Revealing Metaphors And Opening Minds, and a regular keynote speaker at Agile and other events around the world.

In this episode, we talk about the power of clean language and how it can provide us with the tools and frameworks to develop a deeper relationship with (and better understanding of) our teams. Judy provides the listeners with specific techniques for giving and receiving feedback (actual useful, step-by-step ones, not your usual management blog post snake-oil) and engaging in deep communication with the people working with you.

We also discuss topics such as the challenges of video communication, cultural norms, and degrees of separation, as well as some strategies on how to build psychological safety in the team.

Episode 23 – Judy Rees

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Want to continue the conversation with Judy? 

Books:

From Contempt To Curiosity by Caitlin Walker (https://amzn.to/2U83OEf)

Clean Language by Wendy Sullivan and Judy Rees (https://amzn.to/2FvweOg)

Your Clean Language Questions Answered by Judy Rees (https://amzn.to/2FARsul)

Recommended Websites & Software:

https://liberatingstructures.com

https://qiqochat.com

https://videofacilitator.com

https://personifyinc.com/products/presenter

Judy’s Businesses & Courses:

https://judyrees.co.uk

https://reesmccann.com

https://school.lucidmeetings.com/p/engaging-distant-participants

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/remote-meetings-masterclass-how-to-rock-your-online-and-hybrid-meetings-tickets-58635770167

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Luis Magalhaes

Luis Magalhaes

Luis Magalhães is Director of Marketing and editor-in-chief at DistantJob. He writes about how to build and manage remote teams, and the benefits of hiring remote workers. He‘s been managing editorial teams remotely for the past 15 years, and training teammates to do so for nearly as long.

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