Category: Articles

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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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Conduct a Strategic Leadership Experiment in 5 Steps

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By Ron Ivey

“The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.” -Charles F. Kettering In our last post, Developing leaders in your organization: Start with the end in […]

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How Can Leaders Use Visualization to Enroll Followers?

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By Ron Ivey

One of the most difficult challenges any leader faces is uniting a group of people to pursue a common objective. Whenever we join an organization or a cause, whenever we sit down in a meeting or dial in to a conference call, we each bring our individual point of view to a conversation. At The Clearing, […]

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Developing Leaders in Your Organization: Start with the End in Mind

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By Ron Ivey

When it comes to the task of developing leaders, the one constant we have seen in our work at The Clearing has been change. Or should we call it “VUCA”? “VUCA” is a term coined by US military planners in the 1990s to describe the four qualities of an increasingly complex world: volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. […]

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