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How to Say What You Really Think in a Toxic Environment

Let’s have some real talk for a moment: Have you ever told someone —your boss, a colleague, customers, or your spouse — what you thought they wanted t...
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4 Ways to Boost Diversity in the Workplace to #BalanceforBetter

Women want to be heard, cultural roadblocks be damned. We saw this after the November 2018 midterm elections when 117 women — a historic record — were...
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Why Lack of Clarity in the Workplace is Costing Your Company

Let’s be authentically honest for a moment — I want you to sit back and think about how many times you find an excuse not to have an important convers...
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3 Ways to Unlock the True Value of Feedback

  Giving quality feedback can cause intense anxiety and receiving feedback gracefully is one of the hardest things to do. We want to be liked, af...
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4 Barriers to Personal and Professional Growth (And How to Tear ‘em Down)

Throughout our lives, we experience moments of momentum where we feel like we're expanding, moving upward, and spreading our fierce little wings. Othe...
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Leading Business Problem #4: No Purpose

In our latest eBook, we call out no purpose as a leading problem in business. The reality is that nearly every organization is inherently purposeful. ...
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Why a Self-Driven Approach Matters for Employee Development, and How to Integrate it

There's no question whether organizations should prioritize professional development, especially if they want to retain talent. But not all organ...
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Want to Improve Performance and Engagement? Here’s Why Autonomy is Essential

What comes to mind when you think of autonomy?  You might imagine engaging in solo work with your headphones on, focused, and free of distraction...
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Increase Employee Engagement with These 5 Conversation Skills

Our 2018 predictions released earlier this week (read them here ​ !) tell us one thing for certain: as we get ready to move into the new year, leaders...
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Millennials: A New Generation is Reshaping the Workplace

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by INC and examines how Millennials are reshaping today’s workforce. Over a third of today’s work...
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It's Time to Be the REAL You at Work

This week’s Friday Resource was originally published by The Washington Post and explores the benefits of being the “real” you at work. In the article,...
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3 Ways to Take the Scare Out of Your Conversations

Think of a conversation that you need to have that scares you. Perhaps it is a conversation with your boss about something she is doing that is not he...
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Leadership Tips: Engage with an Opposing Point of View

One of my favorite Bob Dylan songs is “A Satisfied Mind”. In the lyrics he says, “How many times have you heard someone say, if I had his money I'd do...
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New Research: The State of Miscommunication - 6 Insights on Effective Workplace Communication

We’re excited to announce Quantum Workplace's launch of the Fierce + Quantum eBook on the state of miscommunication in the workplace . The free eBook ...
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3 Critical Questions to Ask Your Team About Vacation

Yesterday was the first official day of summer, and many employees are looking forward to planned vacations. Whether it’s hiking through Yellowstone, ...
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Leadership Tips: Develop Your Team While Away on Vacation

You can develop your team when you are away on vacation.  That sounds like a dream, right?  A magic pill that you would most definitely purc...
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5 Steps to Finding Your Focus

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Fast Company and details five steps to help find your focus in a chaotic work environment. Tod...
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5 Tips for Finding Fierce Focus in Your Life

“When the WHY is clear, the HOW is easy.” –Unknown Read the news and you're probably aware of what could be referred to as chaos in our fast-paced, in...
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7 Habits of People Who Have Achieved Work-Life Balance

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Fast Company and shares seven habits of people who have achieved work-life balance. Achieving ...
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How to Find "Balance" in an Imbalanced Environment

In today’s uncertain environment, it is certain that balance is hard to achieve. Balance is often thought of as being equal in distribution in terms o...
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Leadership Tips: Perhaps We Don't Need Work/Life Balance

In business there is a lot of talk around work/life balance. To me, this topic is always too broad. I think for many, life is more fluid than that. In...
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Leadership Tips: Your First Idea May Be Your Best

Imagine for a second that you are in a meeting where the goal is to solve a challenge. An idea immediately comes to mind, however you skip over it, wi...
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Leadership Tips: Reflect on Your Generation

I am proud to be a millennial. And this is despite the many demoralizing stereotypes. It may be weird, but yes, I do prefer face-to-face conversations...
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3 Tips for Supercharging Small Team Collaboration

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Forbes and shares three tips to supercharge small team collaboration and maximize efforts. Eff...
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Are Your Collaborative Efforts Falling Flat? Here Are 3 Rules for Success

As leaders, we like the idea of collaboration, we just don’t like to actually do it. Especially at the highest levels. We tend to feel the pressure of...
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