Insights, Ideas, and Inspiration from the minds of The Clearing’s passionate experts.

Pushing the Perimeter Podcast: Democracy As We Know It: Going, Going, Gone

Podcast
By Sean Follin

In our second episode, Democracy As We Know It: Going, Going, Gone, we take a look at how current events, specifically the Brexit, can be seen as catalysts for larger shifts in the way government works.

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Introducing an Interactive Website to Help You Lead More Effective Meetings and Deliver Results

Articles, Business
By Jennifer Rosa

Some fun facts about meetings – courtesy of a blog on LinkedIn: Every day, there are 11 million business meetings in the US, and 50% of these meetings are deemed a waste of time Most professionals spend 62 hours per month in meetings Most employees feel they waste 31 hours every month in unproductive meetings, almost one full week […]

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How The Olympics Teaches Us About Self-Knowledge and Self-Mastery

Articles
By Tara Carcillo

As we are all glued to the television this week watching the riveting performances of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, it is a perfect opportunity to reflect on the latest insights on leadership and peak performance coming from premiere athletes and coaches in the world. We love the Olympics because everyday people push themselves to […]

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Love the Gap – Transitioning into Leadership

Articles
By Ron Ivey

In our recent Leadership Development blog series, we’ve touched on a few relevant topics related to developing leaders in the current complex global environment. We have shared how organizations can develop leaders through strategic experiments and how leaders can play the role of coach in today’s workplace. But what if you yourself are going through a […]

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How Can Federal Agencies Determine The Return on Investment Of Their Telework Policies?

Articles
By Laura Hershon

In 2010, Congress passed the Telework Enhancement Act (“the Act”), which required federal agencies to put official telework policies in place. The history and statutory framework for telework grew out of a need to tackle transportation issues and served as a powerful recruitment and retention tool for the Federal Government. Telework has the potential to improve […]

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$319B In Lost Productivity: Why Employee Engagement is More About Survival Than Success

White Paper
By Ron Ivey

Why is employee engagement important? Why does disengagement matter? The Gallup organization, in systematically and comprehensively surveying workers across the United States in their State of the American Workplace, discovered an alarming insight: 70% of American employees – almost 70 million people – are disengaged in their work, leading to $319 billion in lost productivity […]

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Telling the Story of STEM

Podcast
By Sean Follin

In our first episode, Telling the Story of STEM, we sit down with industry leaders to learn about the looming STEM talent gap and what some of the world’s largest companies are doing about it. We also discuss the transforming education system and the key competencies leaders must have if they want to thrive in […]

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The Leader as Coach: How the Best Leaders Develop Others

Articles
By Ron Ivey

At The Clearing, we are constantly asked the question, “What makes an effective leader?” Our clients and partners are tackling some of the most complex problems in the world and effective leadership is a fundamental ingredient in the solution to these problems. In our Leadership Development blog series, we have looked at how to effectively design […]

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