The Practice of Courage

A martial arts sensei said, “You are always practicing something.  The question is – What are you practicing?”  Darn good question. Whether we are practicing one-upmanship or cooperation, truth telling or lying, mentoring or self-promotion, fluency in three-letter acronyms or plain speaking, anonymous feedback or face-to-face feedback, our practices… Read the full article →

Fierce Resource: Building a Giant in the Heavy-Equipment Industry

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Gallup.com and highlights how the RDO Equipment Co. grew into a construction and agricultural empire by focusing on employee and customer engagement through radical transparency. Building a Giant in the Heavy-Equipment Industry describes one company’s journey from struggling public corporation to… Read the full article →

Fierce Resource: Driving Employee Engagement through Leadership

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on TrainingIndustry.com and explores the multiple drivers of employee engagement, from workplace pride to empowering team members. Driving Employee Engagement through Leadership examines the impact of an employee’s relationship with their direct manager. A recent study by Dale Carnegie found that 80%… Read the full article →