Why talking to yourself is a bad idea

My family would tell you that, while hiking, I often like to “bushwhack”. I find that leaving the prescribed trail in pursuit of an adventure or more direct route offers an opportunity to see things I would otherwise miss, or view familiar sites from a different perspective. I also find it an invigorating challenge to test […]

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Public affairs challenges

Today’s public affairs challenges require clear vision and creative strategies The Clear View Strategies team brings a wide range of state and federal issues experience that has helped non-profits, associations, small businesses, and international corporations establish a clear path for tomorrow’s success through disciplined design and execution today. Our expertise includes functional assessments, strategy development, […]

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The Law of Unintended Consequences

Although health care reform was an epic political battle, few recognized that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would help employers achieve their long-desired goal of shifting employee health plans from defined-benefit to defined-contribution.  However, that’s exactly what’s happening; employers are using private exchanges to set contribution rates and allowing employees to choose (and pay the […]

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