You have an innovation to implement, a cause to lead, a business to transform, a problem to solve. Along your path to a solution, you need to achieve:

  • Adoption
  • Productivity
  • Alignment
  • Positive ROI
  • Managed Costs
  • Transformational Impact
And yet,
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percent of IT projects are cancelled prior to completion.
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percent of Change Management projects fail.
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percent of innovation projects fail.
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What is getting in the way of success?

Results often fall short of expectations.

Not only is your initiative technically and strategically challenging, but complex social dynamics surface in the process. The social and organizational elements such as competing agendas, misaligned incentives, unfocused strategies, and unclear financial analysis, overshadow technical competency and dissipate initial enthusiasm.

Standard management consulting firms approach for tackling transformation follows formulaic processes derived from analytical techniques, studies, and financial theories. These lack a focus on customers, human behaviors, and outcomes. Ultimately, the “social” element can outweigh, outlast, and outperform logic and data and is primary reason that most transformation efforts fail or do not reach their full potential.

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It doesn’t have to be this way.

The Clearing is a management consulting firm that uses a proprietary approach to strategy and organizational transformation that recognizes and accounts for social dynamics throughout an engagement. Success can only be achieved if key players across the organization are aligned around the need for change, enrolled in the vision, and focused on the fewest, most critical initiatives.

We help clients:

  • Understand and listen to the customer first
  • Focus on the fewest, most important initiatives to undertake
  • Enroll and engage the necessary stakeholders throughout the process
  • Effectively communicate their message

We align your organizational culture into one of peak performance and develop sustainable and lasting results.

We are headquartered in Washington, D.C. and have footprints in:

Why we are here

We believe in, inspire, and outfit leaders to have meaningful lives, and to make extraordinary contributions to causes that matter.