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Fierce Resources: A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings

Fierce Resources: A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings

July 26th, 2013 by in Fierce Conversations, Fierce Resources

This week’s Fierce Resource was first written by LinkedIn CEO, Jeff Weiner, and was published on his LinkedIn Influencer page. A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings, provides insight on how to take your organizations meetings from a presentation to a discussion. Similar to what we explore in our Fierce Team Model, Jeff explores how […]

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The Key to Collaboration? Encourage Questions

The Key to Collaboration? Encourage Questions

March 6th, 2013 by in Fierce Conversations, Team Training

Collaboration is a major buzz word. It’s quite common to hear that having multiple minds around an idea is better than only one. So how do you, as a leader, encourage your team to collaborate and innovate with each other? Encourage questions. Are all questions equal? No. The questions we’re talking about rise above the […]

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How to Avoid Jumping Straight to Assumption

How to Avoid Jumping Straight to Assumption

August 15th, 2012 by in Fierce Conversations, Leadership Training, Team Model

The issue is not that we make assumptions. The issue is that a lot of times – they are wrong. We often misinterpret one another. We add underlying meaning or subtext that was never intended. In other words, we often go 90 miles per hour to a deep, dark place of distrust and disloyalty. Don’t […]

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3 Tips for Leaders to Address a Team Performance Issue

3 Tips for Leaders to Address a Team Performance Issue

July 11th, 2012 by in Fierce Conversations, Team Training

As a leader, ideally, you’ve built a relationship with each of your employees. You’ve swapped stories about your families, collaborated on successful work projects, and built the emotional capital necessary to have a successful team- most of the time. However, being a leader means that sometimes you are confronted with the challenge of how to […]

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3 Easy Steps as a Leader to Challenge the Status Quo

3 Easy Steps as a Leader to Challenge the Status Quo

April 23rd, 2012 by in Fierce Conversations, Team Training

Last week, I wrote a blog about how a leader needs room to fail and how providing that space, as an organization, can provide a company with leadership that truly innovates. This week, I wanted to explore an area where leaders can begin to rise to this challenge. As a leader, give yourself permission to […]

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