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Control the climate at work……

Good Morning Good Manners Good Work Good Bye
Posted on: July 25th, 2016 by Clear Thinking Team 1 Comment

  Good Morning, Good Manners, Good Work and Goodbye; the key to good climate control! This is a ‘thing’ you might be able to make good use of. It’s still being refined, there will be more iterations, so if you have suggestions for making it better just shout. We have been developing a model called […]

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Disruptive Manifesto

we love to be disruptive
Posted on: July 20th, 2016 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

        A little while ago we got hold of a copy of a book by Jonathan Keyser called Disruptive. Jonathan inspires his readers to consider how they might incorporate the principles in the book into their own businesses. So here are the principles that underpin our business. It’s still work in progress […]

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Irritable Frown Syndrome? Meet the Grey Cloud!

Posted on: September 3rd, 2014 by Sticky Thinker No Comments

This post was originally published in December 2012 over on our Superhero HQ blog….we think that it’s worth sharing again so we’ve done a little polishing to bring it right up to date for 2014.  Mid Summers Day might have been and gone, but we hope that you’re still enjoying the mood enhancing benefits of […]

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5 traits all great leaders share

Posted on: July 30th, 2014 by Sticky Thinker No Comments

This article was first published in Lancashire Business View in July 2014. In it Bev Holden asks us to take an alternative perspective as she considers the five traits that all great leaders share. We talk a lot about Leaders but are we missing a trick? Should we be focusing our attention on a different […]

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Less is more..Influencing culture in 7 tiny ways

Posted on: June 25th, 2014 by Sticky Thinker No Comments

Getting an entire culture to change can seem like an insurmountable task but as with most things, a lot can be achieved just one small step at a time. It was this thinking that inspired us to create a short slide deck about culture. We wanted it to be something to get people thinking about […]

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8 ways to vanquish the Mighty Muddler

Posted on: June 18th, 2014 by Sticky Thinker No Comments

This post was originally published in November 2012 over on our Superhero HQ blog….we think that it’s worth sharing again so we’ve done a little polishing to bring it right up to date for 2014.  Business can be complicated. When time is money you don’t want to waste it on untangling the mess that the […]

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The Performance Review: What if……

Posted on: June 11th, 2014 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

  Recently I read this from the CIPD: Appraisals deemed ‘unfair' by a third of employees. Then something on my bookshelf caught my eye: The Crowd Sourced Performance Review by Eric Mosley When I put the two together, this is what occurred to me……..   5 million conversations right now What if every manager in […]

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Has The Confidence Crusher Left You Feeling Flat?

Has the confidence crusher left you feeling flat
Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by Sticky Thinker No Comments

This post was originally published in March 2013 over on our Superhero HQ blog. We think that it’s worth sharing with you again so we’ve given it a little polish to bring it bang up to date.   Here at Clear Thinking we want the world to love its managers and we know that confidence […]

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Breaking Bad……News!

Posted on: April 23rd, 2014 by Sticky Thinker No Comments

I remember those moments as a manager when I had to tell my team something I knew they wouldn’t like. I remember being nervous about the exact words I would use and apprehensive about their reaction. I remember worrying about how the message might damage our relationship. I also remember having to deliver messages that […]

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Are you more than just a lamp post?

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by Sticky Thinker No Comments

  This might sound like a strange question but stick with me and I'll explain. Michael Neill of Supercoach.com says that even talking to a lamp post is good for you and he's right! Just think about it. What if you were to walk out of work every evening and on the way home, you […]

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