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Friday Resource: 5 Steps to Finding Your FocusOpen in a New Window

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Fast Company and details five steps to help find your focus in a chaotic work environment. Today’s workforce is becoming more decentralized as teams commonly work together remotely, across different cities, states, and countries. Much of the time, technology, the very… Read the full article →

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5 Tips for Finding Fierce Focus in Your LifeOpen in a New Window

“When the WHY is clear, the HOW is easy.” –Unknown Read the news and you’re probably aware of what could be referred to as chaos in our fast-paced, increasingly complex world. And all that news doesn’t even touch on the happenings in our personal lives, such as little Jimmy’s… Read the full article →

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Fierce Tip of the Week: Decide What’s ImportantOpen in a New Window

Arianna Huffington’s book Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, makes a compelling case to redefine what success means in today’s world. The book gave me some tips and tricks to personally redefine success for myself. Success means different things for… Read the full article →

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Friday Resource: Five Steps for Giving Productive FeedbackOpen in a New Window

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Entrepreneur and shares five steps for giving productive feedback that helps employees grow. Providing open and honest feedback to colleagues and employees is the most important element of growth and professional development. However, providing this feedback consistently is not always easy… Read the full article →

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Why Frequent Feedback Conversations Are Thriving (and Annual Reviews Are Dying)Open in a New Window

How often do you receive feedback at work? How often do you give it? “Not often” is a common answer. And I’m here to tell you that “not often” is not often enough. I used to work for an organization where employees received bi-yearly reviews. During these 30-minute meetings,… Read the full article →

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Fierce Tip of the Week: Build Your Leaders UpOpen in a New Window

In our often time-constrained, all-consuming routines as leaders, it can be hard to focus and help others around you. And when I say others, I mean other leaders – the people you aren’t normally focused on helping and supporting. It’s often assumed that this orphaned population of fellow leaders… Read the full article →

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Friday Resource: How to Establish a Performance Improvement PlanOpen in a New Window

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by SHRM and explains how organizations can establish a performance improvement plan to give struggling employees a chance to succeed. A performance improvement plan (PIP) enables managers to address a team performance issue and holds the employee accountable for turning around their… Read the full article →

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Getting to the Root Cause: Performance Problems in Revenue-Producing RolesOpen in a New Window

A widespread belief exists in the world of performance management that the assessment of revenue-generating roles should be pretty cut and dry. You are either hitting your targets or you aren’t. And if you miss them too many times, you are out. I agree this perception is true, and,… Read the full article →

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Fierce Tip of the Week: Check-In NowOpen in a New Window

Step back and reflect on all of the people you will interact with this week – inside and outside of work. Do you have a gut feeling about something that needs to be talked about? Now is the time to do something about it. I’m not saying that your instinct about… Read the full article →

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Friday Resource: When Giving Critical Feedback, Focus on Your Nonverbal CuesOpen in a New Window

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Harvard Business Review and shares tips for focusing on nonverbal cues and body language when having feedback conversations. One of the most difficult things to do, from novice managers to tenured leaders, is give feedback. Especially when the feedback is critical… Read the full article →

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