Making COLLABORATION easy

Answers on a postcard

Posted on: October 18th, 2017 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

  We’ve just taken delivery of a fresh batch of Collaboration Cards; this is our most up to date version. In the summer we worked with a small team of people who wanted to have more impact through their work. To set the scene for working together, we used the Collaboration Cards to make agreements […]

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Energising Teams with a Team Boost

Posted on: August 23rd, 2017 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

When time is short but you want to do something to get your team to stop and think about how they are at working together, then it’s the fast and furious Team Boost event that can create the conditions for high quality reflection and refocus your team, energising them to achieve peak performance. Whether a […]

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Getting Customer Feedback Early

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

What normally happens…. Do we think that we know best? Or do we test?     “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”       Henry Ford * Whether Ford actually said this or not, the quote suggests people don’t know what they want, leading us to […]

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Shut Up & Listen

Posted on: April 30th, 2017 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

Could you create a Listening Post? Being part of a community of people professionals, this is a shout out to everyone of you who considers themselves to be a good listener…there are plenty of you!! It’s soon to be Mental Health Awareness week (starting 8th May). I’ve been involved in a conversation today about setting up […]

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Every day’s a learning day, how does collaboration fit in?

every day's a learning day
Posted on: April 10th, 2017 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

I’m very happy with the premise that every day can be a learning day, very happy. But does the learning happen accidentally or deliberately and what are the conditions that I put in place for myself to make sure that every day truly is a learning day? And where does collaboration fit in? I feel […]

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CIPD Northern Area Partnership Conference 2017

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

This month we’re getting ready to take part in the CIPD Northern Area Partnership Conference 2017, and it doesn’t happen until June!   This is what we’ll be up to…… #F9 Collaboration: it’s a team game and you’re a player. Here are the rules! Only attend this session if you are curious about how you […]

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Celebrating 10 Years of Clear Thinking

Posted on: February 10th, 2017 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

It’s a special day for us today as we celebrate 10 fantastic years of The Clear Thinking Partnership. We want to say “thank you” to everyone who has been part of the last 10 years….it’s flown by! We’ve been privileged to work with so many people in so many different ways; it’s been an absolute […]

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Inspire Play in 60 seconds

Posted on: October 2nd, 2016 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

  You might have seen a post called Connect People. Inspire Play is the next bullet on the list. While I as wondering what on earth to write…… ……Kate set herself a challenge to write down as much as she could about being ‘playful’ in 1 minute. I’ve turned it into a doodle to share! What would […]

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Connect People: The How and The Why?

Posted on: October 1st, 2016 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

Bev’s been giving some thought to how we connect people to each other in the learning space, and more to the point, why! During a conversation at Clear Thinking recently she summarised what she thought our role in the learning space was. Just off the top of her head, without too much thinking. Build a community […]

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An untapped pool of productivity…

Posted on: June 24th, 2016 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

According to research by Gallup, people who use their strengths every day are six times more likely to be engaged on the job, which has a positive effect on productivity and performance and the company’s bottom line. If you take a look around your workplace now, how well can you describe the strengths of the […]

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