4 Simple Tips To Improve Your Delegation Skills

Posted: Oct 26, 2020

Delegation is one of the hardest skills for any new manager to learn. The need to hold on to the jobs we used to do is so strong, it almost always outweighs the clear benefits that delegation brings to a new manager. This article gives 4 simple tips for improving your delegation skills.

How To Design An Effective Virtual Meeting

Posted: Sep 23, 2020

Following the announcement by the UK government earlier this week, it is clear that working from home is now preferred and remote meetings will continue to be the norm. So this month, we're taking a look at how we get the best out of your virtual meetings and give you some design tips we use at Clarity Leadership.

The Tuckman Model of Team Formation

Posted: Aug 24, 2020

Building a high-performing team takes time, patience, and professionalism. In this article, we’ll look at how you can use the Tuckman model to move your team through each stage of formation and build a highly-productive team.

Developing Your Culture In A Virtual World

Posted: Jul 21, 2020

Nurturing and developing your culture has never been so important. As leaders, despite the uncertainty of current markets, we mustn’t lose sight of this. In this article, you will find ideas to help you develop and nurture a culture in an ever-increasingly virtual workplace.

Choosing Your Time Wisely

Posted: Jun 23, 2020

Most people we come across are being driven by the urgent stuff, eating into their capacity to deal with that which is important. It seems that this has been no different during the last few months of lockdown - indeed, it has become even more so. This month we're offering three simple strategies to help you choose your time wisely.

Overcoming the Fear of Presenting

Posted: Oct 24, 2019

It's been said that making a presentation is the most fearful experience for so many people that it's up there with facing death in the fear stakes! If you are continually worrying about the next thing that could go wrong, you’re killing yourself mentally every single time. Have a look at this article and explore three simple ways to help you overcome your fear of presenting.

How well do you REALLY know yourself?

Posted: Oct 04, 2018

The Credo Memo exercise is designed to help you explore your guiding principles, raising your self-awareness of what is truly important for your leadership practice. grab a piece of A4 paper, read through this article and write that memo!

Taking Responsibility In The Dark

Posted: Mar 23, 2018

Change often seems hard, maybe even daunting, so it's easy for people to fall below the line, becoming a victim to circumstance and a persecutor they call ‘the organisation’, an entity that doesn’t really exist - not in the way they think. This month we focus on accountability and recognise that we ARE the organisation.

Using The Environment To Shape Behaviour

Posted: Feb 21, 2018

There is a famous clip on YouTube, with over 22 million views, showing a staircase of workable piano keys being installed at a subway station in Stockholm, to encourage the use of stairs. This set us wondering...how are you shaping the environment in order to 'nudge' behaviour in your organisation?

5 Styles of Dealing With Conflict

Posted: Jan 17, 2018

In the 1970s, Kenneth Thomas and Ralph Kilmann identified five main styles of dealing with conflict that vary in their degrees of cooperativeness and assertiveness. Find out which style you adopt most often and which ones you would benefit from exercising more in this month's article.