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Fierce Tip of the Week: Confront a Toxic Coworker

Fierce Tip of the Week: Confront a Toxic Coworker

March 30th, 2015 by in Confrontation Training, Fierce Tip of the Week

It is the gossiper. It is the victim. It is the slacker. Toxic employees show up in many forms. Fierce conducted a survey on toxic employees a little over a year ago. Out of 1,000 executives and employees, 30 percent argue with coworkers once a month, and 55 percent feel that a negative supervisor, peer, […]

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Fierce Tip of the Week: Have a Conversation with Yourself

Fierce Tip of the Week: Have a Conversation with Yourself

March 23rd, 2015 by in Fierce Tip of the Week

This week is the last full week of March. That means that one quarter is in the books for 2015. When you look back at the last three months, what are you most proud of? What are you most embarrassed by? What have you learned? What do you think you should have learned? In order […]

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Fierce Tip of the Week: Stop With Your Advice 

Fierce Tip of the Week: Stop With Your Advice 

March 16th, 2015 by in Fierce Tip of the Week

It feels good to give advice. When someone needs something, you can swoop in as the hero and save the day by sharing a brilliant strategy. It can go like this: Person A: I am having so many issues with the marketing department. Person B: Been there done that. Here is what will work. Try this…. […]

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Fierce Tip of the Week: Address Your Mokitas

Fierce Tip of the Week: Address Your Mokitas

February 9th, 2015 by in Fierce Tip of the Week

Mokita is a Papua New Guinean term for something that everyone knows but no one talks about. Papua New Guineans measure the health of their tribes by how many mokitas they have. The less mokitas, the healthier the tribe. In other words, the tribes that can talk about the difficult topics are the most healthy. We have […]


Fierce Tip of the Week: Cut Your Victim Bonding

Fierce Tip of the Week: Cut Your Victim Bonding

February 2nd, 2015 by in Fierce Tip of the Week

We all love to victim bond at times. Victim bonding occurs when people get together and talk about how horrible a situation is. At its core, it is consistent with talking about the situation rather than doing anything to change it. Common foreplay for victim bonding looks like this: Person A: Oh, you are having […]



 
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