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Leadership Tips: Practice Mindfulness

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. - Henry Miller It is so easy in this busy, n...
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How Conversations Support Your Safety Plan

"Tressie Armstrong is a shining star, a model for how to build a strong, trusting school community that can and will do the right thing should the wor...
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Mentoring as a Leadership Development Tool

This week's Fierce Resource was first published on the Training Magazine website and was written by Douglas F. Dell, SVP e-learning Services, of the C...
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Leadership Tips: Maintain the Relationship, Maintain the Culture

There is a lot of thoughtful energy that goes into building a best places to work culture. Often you make the effort to teach your employees a new ski...
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3 Tips to Motivate Your Employees by Tapping into the Love of the Team

This Friday we celebrate the holiday of love: Valentine's Day. Despite what your company thinks of interoffice romance, tapping into the emotions of h...
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Leadership Tips: Stay Persistent, Keep Having the Conversation

Today in the United States we honor and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a visionary, a leader, and above all else, persistent. This week ...
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Leadership Tips: Feedback Fuels a Transparent Culture

This month I’ve talked about transparency and trust . It definitely got a reaction, and the dialogue got me thinking: What fuels a culture of tra...
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Leadership Tips: Give the Gift of Conversation

Every year my family has a tradition of watching the original Charlie Brown Christmas Special, and every year I’m in awe of the profoundness found in ...
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Making the Case for Radical Transparency

"Everywhere, people are hungry to connect, to be seen and known as the unique individuals that they are, and this has an immediate and powerful impact...
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A Thanksgiving Conversation

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States, and for many, it is full of traditions. At our office, we had a Fiercegiving potluck yesterday, and ove...
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Is Leadership a Thankless Job? 3 Ways to Change That

When doing research for this blog, I looked for studies and articles that focused on the importance of telling leaders thank you. Truth is there’s not...
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What Conversation Are We Missing With Veterans?

According to the latest stats by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics , the unemployment rate among post 9/11 veterans is averaged at almost 10%. The ov...
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Leadership Tips: When Is Silence Golden?

As we enter the third week of the U.S. Government shut down, the topics of leadership, conversations, and relationship are all around us. It’s in mome...
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The “How Does This Affect Me” Conversation

If your organization is undergoing a major change, like a new CEO for example, know that a common question running through the minds of your entire co...
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Words Matter

At Fierce we believe that conversations are the workhorses of your organization . They build your relationships and those relationships are what creat...
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3 Things New Leaders Should Never Do

If you’re new to a leadership role, you know that when you were promoted to your position no one took you aside, waved a magic wand over you, and turn...
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Fierce Survey: Toxic Employees

Toxic employees, we've all worked with them, perhaps, at one point we've even been one. Today we launch our newest Fierce Survey titled, "Toxic Employ...
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The Facebook Friend Request Employees Dread

This week's Fierce Resource was first published last month on the Business Daily News website, and this week was re-syndicated on Yahoo News . The Fac...
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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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How to Help Employees Stay Organized

Without fail, at the start of every new year, the words on the tips of many people’s tongues are: This year I want to get organized. This yearly mantr...
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Leadership Tips: Provide Feedback

This week in your conversations focus your attention outwards and take advantage of opportunities to provide constructive feedback. The ability to tho...
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3 Steps to Embrace Being Confronted

It’s never fun or easy being confronted. For many, our instinct is to deny, defend, or deflect what is being put before us. At Fierce, we believe conf...
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How to Delegate and Feel Good About It

Recently, I went through the Fierce Delegation O2 training, and I was confronted with just how much anxiety I have around delegating. Logically, I kno...
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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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