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5 Ways to Get Employees to Love Your Leaders

In honor of Valentine's Day, this week's Fierce Resource was written by former Fierce President and CEO, Halley Bock and was published yesterday on th...
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Vulnerability is Power in Leadership and Relationships

Each month Fierce will be publishing an exclusive blog post for the Learning Forward blog hosted by Education Week. Director of Fierce in the Schools,...
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Success and Confrontation Go Hand-in-Hand

A challenging conversation becomes increasingly more challenging the longer you avoid it. What was once a simple and straightforward issue only become...
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Speak the Truth Even if Your Voice Shakes

I know I may be slow coming to the party, but I saw this picture for the first time the other day and it moved me.  I can feel the lump in my thr...
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Learning Conflict Resolution Skills at ASTD With Our Fierce Confrontation Model

We are three weeks out from the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) International Conference and Expo. Fierce is looking for...
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How Gen Y Will Shift the Generational Workforce Culture

Recently I had the privilege of spending a good deal of time with several generations of my family. We all hadn’t seen in each other in years and so w...
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Tired of Cryptic Messages?

I have intentionally worked for some of the bosses one might categorize as tough, no-nonsense, tell-it-like-it-is people and I LOVED it (o.k., most of...
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How to Confront: 3 Traps to Avoid

There are two places where confrontation can go seriously awry. The first is when you initially confront someone and deliver your message. Hopefully, ...
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What is Your “Burning Platform”?

Earlier this week, Engadget published an internal memo written by Nokia CEO Stephen Elop in which he, now famously, likens his company’s situation to ...
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Enriching Relationships

It's open enrollment month for Seattle Public Schools. As a parent of a freshman who is unhappy at her school, it's an opportunity to request a transf...
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What Is The Cost Of Misunderstanding?

It depends on what you do for a living or the importance of the relationship. We won’t talk about professions where lives are at stake. But what about...
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