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

Create a Work Environment at Home

Workplace
By Kelly Barlow

For a full list of resources and toolkits, check out our COVID-19 response page. – When The Clearing made the choice to institute mandatory telework in the wake of COVID-19, I was very anxious about staying productive in a 100% remote environment. I am no stranger to mobility, I work from a variety of locations(my […]

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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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Welcome to Customer Experience MythBusters!

Customer Experience
By Yasmeen Burns

At The Clearing, we have the privilege of working with leaders of organizations of all shapes and sizes who are transforming into customer-centric powerhouses. Customer Experience or CX is a buzzword that is popping up all over the place. What do we mean when we say CX? Is it a trend or is it here […]

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Team Building Activities for Virtual Teams

Blog, Culture
By Alex Stevens

For a full list of resources and toolkits, check out our COVID-19 response page. – Humans are naturally social beings. As we find ourselves sheltering in-place and socially distancing in order to flatten the COVID-19 curve, many of us are struggling with the sudden shift from daily in-person interactions to screen based communication. Without our […]

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Cancel, Postpone, or Virtual: How to Make the Best Decision for Your Organization During COVID-19

Blog, Culture
By Alex Stevens

For a full list of resources and toolkits, check out our COVID-19 response page. – Rapid movement to mandatory telework and the increase of event cancelations or postponements leave leaders in a difficult position: How do I successfully preserve the continuity of operations while respecting the wellbeing of staff operating in a fully remote environment? […]

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The Complexities of Being Your Authentic Self at Work

Culture
By Alex Stevens

At The Clearing, we promote bringing your whole, authentic self into the workplace. This is a wonderful concept and, in reality, it is a complex concept to navigate. Our ability to feel comfortable in bringing our whole selves to work can be affected by who we are, how we look, and our dating preferences –  […]

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