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Leadership Tips: It’s Not About Being Right

How many of you know someone who would rather “be right” than happy? Rather “be right” than loved? Rather “be right” than successful? Leaders often st...
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7 Mistakes Most First-Time Managers Make at Least Once

This week’s Friday Resource was originally published by The Muse and explores common pitfalls of the first-time manager. The days of relying solely on...
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Why Businesses Should Rethink the Annual Performance Review

This week’s Friday Resource was originally published by Forbes and provides insight into why businesses should ditch the annual performance review in ...
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Fierce Performance Management: Tips & Tools to Unlock Potential

A workplace revolution has begun. The old school performance review processes with ratings and rankings are out the door. And they are being replaced ...
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Leadership Tips: Have a Mid-Year Check-In

At the end of this week, July begins. It signifies the middle of the year. A halfway point.   In our Feedback program, we talk about waypoints. T...
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A Great Leader Is a Great Executor

This week’s Friday Resource was originally published by the NY Times and features an interview with Adena Friedman, President and Chief Operating Offi...
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Leadership Tips: Challenge the Status Quo

This week Fierce is in Denver, Colorado at the Association for Talent Development's annual international conference . We are gathered to meet with lea...
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Try Something New for 30 Days to Achieve Your Goals

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Ted.com and explores how trying something new for 30 days can lead to achieving your most ambi...
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Achieving Goals: Wading Through Your Murky Waters

Walter Elliot stated, "Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other." I can relate to this quote a lot lately - both fi...
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Leadership Tips: Celebrate National Recommitment Month with Your 2016 Goals

May is National Recommitment Month, which means we should review the goals we set back in January . Have you ever heard of this concept for May? I had...
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7 Ways to Improve Employee Development Programs

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Harvard Business Review and explores different ways to improve employee development programs. ...
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Leadership Tips: Walk Your Talk…Now

I’m constantly intrigued by what makes leaders the most effective. We talk with leaders constantly. A couple weeks ago, a Harvard Business Review arti...
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New Survey: Business & Political Leaders – What Do You Expect?

With caucuses and primaries in full-swing in the United States, there is a lot of talk about political leadership in our country. At Fierce, we are ve...
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4 Habits of the Most Successful Leaders

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Forbes and discusses four habits the most successful leaders have in common. It is undeniable ...
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Roselinde Torres - What It Takes to Be a Great Leader

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Ted.com and uncovers the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to as...
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Spearheading Employee Recognition: Welcome to the Age of Being Seen

We live in a time where everyone is visible more than ever before -- now we can even see how far our reach extends with profile views, shares, tweets,...
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Are You a Feedback Genius? Test it!

A Feedback Genius: Someone who is strong in both giving and receiving feedback. This person gives feedback frequently and chances are that has made th...
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There’s a Proven Link Between Effective Leadership and Getting Enough Sleep

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on the Harvard Business Review and explores the link between sleep and leadership. Being an effec...
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3 Don'ts for Leaders Who Want to Grow

If you watched the Grammy’s on Monday night, you probably heard Taylor Swift’s speech where she said: “I want to say to all the young women out there:...
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Lessons of Leadership from Fast Company's Innovation Festival

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Fast Company and shares the insights of today’s top entrepreneurs and innovators. Good leaders...
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Let’s Get Flexible: 1 Tip to Create What You Want at Work

It is the end of the era of pushing the “one size fits all” experience in the workplace. Employees expect a degree of flexibility and customization, w...
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Leadership Tips: Create Positive Change

One of my favorite quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. is, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” In our mo...
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The Important Question Every Employee Should Be Able to Answer

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Fortune and delves into the relationship between profit and purpose. For the past few years, o...
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Leadership Tips: Find the Why

When the year first gets ramped up and rolling, the conversations often turn to “what” needs to happen, “who” needs to be there, and “when” does it or...
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Leadership Tips: Life is Curly – Go with It

“Life is curly. Don’t try to straighten it out.” – Susan Scott This year will not go as you have it planned right now on January 4, 2016. In 2016, you...
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