Tag: Leadership

Resilience and How Leaders Navigate Disruptions

Culture, Leadership, Resilience
By Anna-Ruth Beckman, Jason Miller, & Sharon Benjamin

It can be lonely as a leader, especially right now during times of unprecedented disruption. Leaders must make decisions that sometimes only they can make. This includes knowing what to communicate, how to attend to teams’ needs that can vary so vastly, which strategies to employ, and how to plan for the long-term.  In this […]

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Making Proactive Shifts During a Crisis

Leadership
By Magdy Mansour

For a full list of resources and toolkits, check out our COVID-19 response page. – There is no doubt the effects of COVID-19 and the ensuing social isolation and movement restrictions have surprised and shocked people everywhere. While we have led and managed through ambiguity in the past, we are living in unique times with […]

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Leading From Afar: Three Leadership Principles Emerging from COVID-19

Leadership
By Sean Follin

For a full list of resources and toolkits, check out our COVID-19 response page. – As our world continues to grapple with what’s happening around us, everyone, including leaders, struggle to keep up with rapidly evolving conditions. At The Clearing, we have the pleasure of working with leaders across the public and private sectors. As […]

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To Women Leaders Everywhere: Prioritize Intergenerational Collaboration

Leadership
By Morgan Peterson

In 2018, women held more than half of management roles in the workforce but remained grossly underrepresented in the top tiers of leadership.* Women earn advanced degrees at a higher rate* but still only earn 80% of what their male counterparts make.* Today, five generations of women coexist in the workplace. Each generation, shaped by […]

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I’m An Effective Leader. Why Don’t I Have Answers?

Leadership
By Jonathan Spector

For a full list of resources and toolkits, check out our COVID-19 response page. – Two weeks ago, as many people in the US were just starting to make their personal shift in recognizing the severity of the COVID-19 crisis, I had a virtual meeting scheduled with one of our consulting teams. We opened the […]

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How to Embody Intentional Leadership

Leadership
By Morgan Peterson

Leaders who operate “intentionally” act with purpose, forethought, and authenticity in service of achieving sustainable and equitable outcomes. These leaders recognize their attitudes and behaviors set the weather for their teams every day—their presence is their impact. For self-aware leaders, this is a powerful truth that can be harnessed to benefit the team. For the […]

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Tips for Applying Agile Leadership Practices

Blog, Leadership
By Regina Perkins

Everything today is faster. Customers are hungry for better overall customer experience — not just better customer service — and rightly so. Leaders must learn to embrace today’s business environment or be ill-equipped to succeed if they rely solely on traditional leadership models. Traditional leadership models outline the importance of long-term planning and detailed forecasting […]

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3 Key Leadership Tactics to Promote Successful Workplace Change

Blog, Workplace
By Rebecca Gaynor

In times of change, it is critical that an organization has a vision as the true north for employees to strive toward, in order to avoid fragmentation and negative disruption. However, according to Gallup, only 22% of employees strongly agree that their leaders have a strong vision for the future. More and more, leaders are […]

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