Category: Accountability

Accountability, Listening, Culture: A Trainer's Work is Never Done

“Sometimes it seems like the different groups all speak their own language. Finance speaks Accounting. IT speaks Tech, and the Consultant speaks Consultantese. We need to understand each other’s perspectives. And in order to do that, we need  a shared language.” – KELLY PAINE, Accounting Manager & Change Management Lead… Read the full article →

Fierce Tip of the Week: Be Accountable, Listen to Yourself

This month Fierce is focusing on listening, and that can apply to both listening to others and to yourself. One of the voices we tend to ignore often is actually our own. Perhaps it’s because it comes from inside our own head that we immediately dismiss it, and it… Read the full article →

Fierce Resources: 3 Ways to Create an Ownership Mentality Within Your Team

This week’s Fierce Resource was published yesterday on The Daily Muse, and was written by Fierce President & CEO, Halley Bock. 3 Ways to Create an Ownership Mentality Within Your Team, explores how, you as a leader, can create a culture of personal accountability by empowering your employees to… Read the full article →

Fierce Resources: How to Hold Departments Accountable to Their Budgets

This week’s Fierce Resource was published on Monday on Proformative.com website. Written by Sheryl Nance-Nas, the article features Fierce CEO & President, Halley Bock. How to Hold Departments Accountable to Their Budgets explores how to move from the conceptual stage of setting a budget to the implementation stage and… Read the full article →

Fierce Resources: Do You Even Need a Vacation Policy?

This week’s Fierce Resource was published yesterday on Software Advice’s blog, The New Talent Times. Do You Even Need a Vacation Policy?, written by managing editor Erin Osterhaus, features Fierce President & CEO Halley Bock. Halley implemented an unlimited PTO policy in June of 2012, and in this blog explains… Read the full article →

Fierce Tip of the Week: Hold Each Other Able

In Fierce Accountability, we talk about the difference between holding someone accountable and holding someone able. Often we talk about accountability in a legislative matter. Something we can impose on others. Many of us associate accountability with blame. At Fierce, we prefer to view accountability not as a process… Read the full article →

How to Take Responsibility for Your Conversations

There is no trivial comment for leaders. I would also argue: for anyone. How you show up and what you say have impact. Your actions and conversations are monitored at all times by those you work with. The upside of that is you have great ability to influence change… Read the full article →

The Danger of an “It’s not me, It’s you” Attitude

Have you ever said to yourself, “If they were different, my life would be better”? Even if there is truth to the statement, where does it leave you? When the power for change is outside of yourself, it doesn’t leave you with many productive options. You could waste your… Read the full article →