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Our 9 Favorite Fired-Up! Culture Blog Posts of 2022

2022-12-15T18:33:51+00:00

It’s been an amazing year of growth here at Fired-Up! Culture, filled with meaningful conversations, rewarding work, and inspiring partners. Our team has especially enjoyed the opportunity to share their reflections on leadership with you via our blog. Below I’ve included some of the top Fired-Up! Culture posts from 2022. 1. Why You Should Strive [...]

Our 9 Favorite Fired-Up! Culture Blog Posts of 20222022-12-15T18:33:51+00:00

Send the Right Message: Why Internal Communication Is Vital

2022-12-08T16:59:27+00:00

Effective leaders understand that their organization's internal communication is its lifeblood. In the absence of information, even trusted and highly loyal team members can succumb to the perils of rumor. Without the correct context, they might speculate upon the direction of the company and their own future with it. Successful leaders nearly always put protocols [...]

Send the Right Message: Why Internal Communication Is Vital2022-12-08T16:59:27+00:00

The One Big Reason Organizations Lose Their Edge

2022-11-27T23:40:20+00:00

Do you have a memory of a favorite brand that no longer exists? Can you recall a business with a high level of service, or well-loved product that has long since closed its doors? These brands were desired because they found a way to differentiate themselves from their competitors. Somehow, they created a feeling that [...]

The One Big Reason Organizations Lose Their Edge2022-11-27T23:40:20+00:00

One New Member Is a Whole New Team

2022-11-21T04:12:52+00:00

Productive and high-functioning teams share several traits. They almost always have a clear vision of the purpose and goals they’re striving to fulfill. They share norms around communication and levels of professionalism. They also establish values and expectations around performance and improvement. These values and expectations are not only understood by all team members, but [...]

One New Member Is a Whole New Team2022-11-21T04:12:52+00:00

Our New eBook: Get an Inside Look at the Executive Coaching Process

2022-10-27T13:34:35+00:00

The Fired-Up! Culture team is thrilled to announce the release of our new eBook, How Executive Coaching Grows Leaders, Teams, and Organizations. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to partner with a Fired-Up! coach, this free resource provides an in depth explanation of our process, philosophy, and results. It also shares some of the [...]

Our New eBook: Get an Inside Look at the Executive Coaching Process2022-10-27T13:34:35+00:00

True Leaders Step Up and Take Responsibility

2022-09-20T05:38:54+00:00

Passing the buck is the flavor of the day. The news cycle is filled with stories of powerful people blaming subordinates who somehow “let them down,” “did not measure up,” or were “disloyal and incompetent.” Leaders throw their team members under the bus as a show of strength, when doing so actually demonstrates quite the [...]

True Leaders Step Up and Take Responsibility2022-09-20T05:38:54+00:00

The Simple Steps That Allow You to Lead by Example

2022-08-26T13:44:25+00:00

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” — Albert Schweitzer, theologian, doctor, humanitarian, and more At any dog park, there’s normally an eclectic mix of dogs. There might be hyperactive puppies, calm older dogs, playful golden retrievers, expressive beagles, and intense bulldogs. If you observe for a while, [...]

The Simple Steps That Allow You to Lead by Example2022-08-26T13:44:25+00:00

Hierarchy Is Not a Fair Substitute for Leadership

2022-08-23T13:21:04+00:00

We interact with hierarchies in nearly every aspect of our daily lives. The grocery store has a manager. The schools our children attend have principals. Companies have CEOs. Humans use hierarchy, and leadership structures, as a tool to impose order, delineate authority and provide a recognizable structure with which others may easily interact. The Delineation [...]

Hierarchy Is Not a Fair Substitute for Leadership2022-08-23T13:21:04+00:00

What Happens When Resources and Values Are Aligned

2022-08-15T14:37:51+00:00

“Have We Determined Our Norms and Values?” While the question posed by the title of this section might appear so simple that only an affirmative answer would apply, the truth is often more complex. The urgency of the immediate and the need to address momentary pressures frequently take precedence over aligning efforts and values. Companies [...]

What Happens When Resources and Values Are Aligned2022-08-15T14:37:51+00:00

Recognition Is a Key Retention Tool

2022-07-23T18:34:02+00:00

While some individuals might have the talent, skills, and persistence to perform exceptionally well, often it’s the work of their team that helps bring outstanding results. Think of the quarterback, lead singer, headline performer, top salesperson, or any individual able to operate within a given system to great personal advantage. Often these people receive repeated [...]

Recognition Is a Key Retention Tool2022-07-23T18:34:02+00:00