BLUFBeing away from something in time or space helps us see things more clearly— David Rock calls this ‘the clarity of distance’.
This article by David Rock, writing for Fast Company, makes the following points:
- Many people returning to the office after a long break working from home say they experience a kind of clarity.
- This kind of clarity is valuable but is too often wasted.
- To ensure leaders have some clarity of distance, they should avoid micro-managing.
- Instead, reflect on the work process, not just the work itself.
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References from the Web:
- JUL 2021 How Leaders Can Turn Clarity Into A Problem-Solving Superpower—Forbes
- JAN 2022 This little-known leadership principle can provide clarity during uncertain times—Fast Company