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

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

January 15th, 2014 by in Accountability Training, Delegation Training, Fierce Conversations

“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 for Cosmos, Costco Wholesale Words like […]

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

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

January 13th, 2014 by in Accountability Training, Fierce Conversations

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 can prove more valuable than we […]

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Making the Case for Radical Transparency

Making the Case for Radical Transparency

December 4th, 2013 by in Accountability Training, Fierce Conversations, Fierce Leadership

“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 on how we design business strategies and market our products and services, and ultimately, on whether our businesses succeed or fail.” – Susan Scott, Fierce Leadership: A Bold Alternative […]

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Fierce Tip of the Week: Transparency – the Chicken or the Egg?

Fierce Tip of the Week: Transparency – the Chicken or the Egg?

December 2nd, 2013 by in Accountability Training, Fierce Conversations

In leadership, there is a lot of talk about the need for transparency. Transparency builds trusts and loyalty; it makes people feel engaged and breeds accountability. And yet, for many leaders the conundrum becomes when and how much they share. If you think about it, it becomes a bit like a chicken and egg situation. […]

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Don’t Get Stuck in the Engagement Blame Trap

Don’t Get Stuck in the Engagement Blame Trap

October 23rd, 2013 by in Accountability Training, Fierce Conversations

I’m guilty of being in a meeting and having a leader share a decision about a new strategy that I had a strong reaction too, and I did not say anything. I’m not proud of it. After the meeting I would pay attention to how the strategy shifted or changed the organization, typically my opinion […]

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