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Susan founded Fierce in 2001 after 13 years leading CEO think tanks and more than 10,000 hours of conversations with senior executives. Over the past two decades, she has shared her expertise with clients through her keynote presentations, TedX Talks, and award-winning books, Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life, One Conversation at a Time, and Fierce Leadership: An Alternative to the Worst “Best” Practices of Business Today.

She holds a Bachelor of Art degree in English from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Susan is a popular and sought-after Fortune 100 public speaker, and renowned leadership development architect. Known for her bold yet practical approach to executive coaching and leadership development, Susan has been challenging people to say the things that are hard to say for over two decades.

Everyone Has a Story

In The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, John Koenig provides new words for emotions that do not have a descriptive term. My favorite word and one that i...
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Happy 18th Birthday, Fierce

Recently my daughter, Jennifer, who helped me start Fierce in my home 18 years ago said, “I loved baby fierce. Remember when we sat in the family room...
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Advice to Young Girls

While thinking about this blog, I turned to the best source for advice to young girls – other young girls who are happy and thriving - so I asked my g...
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Human Connectivity Defined

Years ago in a Fierce newsletter I wrote: “If you want to become a great leader, gain the capacity to connect with colleagues and customers - at a dee...
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