Category: Team

Fierce Tip of the Week: Ask Your Team

“Unity is strength . . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” –Mattie Stepanek Think about a time that a leader in your organization has made a decision without consulting the people it affected. How was the decision received? Was there resistance? Most of… Read the full article →

Fierce Resources: The Value of Conversations with Employees

This week’s Fierce Resource comes from the Gallup Business Journal and was written by Jessica Tyler. The Value of Conversations with Employees outlines key elements that support engagement and healthy relationships in the workplace. Recently I heard from a colleague that she met a woman who said, I don’t care about the… Read the full article →

Fierce Resources: Achieving Business Objectives via Team Building

This week’s Fierce Resource comes from TrainingIndustry.com and was written by Ash Curtis. Achieving Business Objectives via Team Building explains the importance of creating a happy, productive team through communication, collaboration, and creativity that can drive business objectives and attain results. It’s easy to look around the office and… Read the full article →

Fierce Resources: Improve Decision-Making With Help From the Crowd

This week’s Fierce Resource was first published on the Harvard Business Review website and was written by Brad Power. Improve Decision-Making With Help From the Crowd explores how leaders can integrate crowdsourcing into their management processes. There are three core frontiers that can be explored: funding decisions, new product development, and prioritization… Read the full article →

Collaboration is Key

The key is to collaborate. This is what we heard yesterday from Kelly Paine, Costco Manager, Organizational Change Management, at our Fierce session at 2014 Training Magazine Conference and Expo in San Diego. In the session, Kelly Paine shared how Costco set the expectations for implementing company-wide communication training programs. Specifically, Kelly shared… Read the full article →

3 Tips for Deeper Conversations in Your Team Meetings

If you’re a connected leader, chances are you meet with your team weekly or bi-weekly to touch base and talk shop. While the details of the meeting will vary from leader to leader, the goal is usually the same: share ideas, innovate, and strategize. However, when speaking with our… Read the full article →