Posts Tagged ‘Conversation’

Straight Talking with Team Talk

Posted on: August 25th, 2017 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

It can be difficult to get people to talk sometimes, especially about what really matters most to them at work. Games can make it easier to talk. A good board game reminds us of rainy caravan holidays when we were children. It was easy to forget the rain and become immersed in the roll of […]


Podcast: Stacking The Deck In Your Favour

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

Back in November, Jamie Smart and I spent the day together at Trendwatching Live. We were getting an understanding of the global trends and innovations that would be having an impact on our work and  lives in 2017 and beyond. We bunked off class a couple of times during the day, missing the programmed sessions, […]


Breathing Life Into Your Team Away Day

Posted on: September 19th, 2016 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

It’s time for the quarterly team away day and you’ve been invited, along with the rest of the team, to turn up for the day at an offsite venue. You’re also wondering exactly what you’re in for, but there’s no need to be a passive participant, you can take control of the outcome. Read on […]


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 […]


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 […]


#16 Listen carefully

Posted on: December 16th, 2012 by Sticky Thinker No Comments

Listen carefully – if you're just waiting for your turn to speak then you're missing some really important stuff. Shush now! It’s Sunday and if you have families like ours, and you have the good fortune of sitting down to Sunday Lunch with them today, then you might have to fight to get any airspace […]


Do you have Conversations With Consequences?

Posted on: July 28th, 2011 by Clear Thinking Team No Comments

I was speaking to a client at the beginning of the week and he was talking about a meeting that he had attended the previous week that had not resulted in anything positive from his point of view. This got me thinking about the quality of the conversations and interactions that happen at work and […]


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