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Lead Teams

How to Effectively Set Goals for your Team

2023-01-09T18:52:36+00:00

Written By Mike Robertson Published on January 11, 2023   One of the most impactful decisions a leader can make for their team is determining the annual or quarterly goals their team push towards. These goals should work their way into every action the team takes over that time period, and every project, presentation, or [...]

How to Effectively Set Goals for your Team2023-01-09T18:52:36+00:00

How to Utilize Purpose to Engage your Organization

2023-01-03T21:13:48+00:00

Written By Chad Kearns Published on January 3, 2023 Why are we doing this? How does my work connect to the direction of the organization? Two questions that many leaders struggle to answer for their team members in a meaningful way. And unfortunately, for leaders who are at a loss for answering those questions, the [...]

How to Utilize Purpose to Engage your Organization2023-01-03T21:13:48+00:00

The 2023 Leadership Challenges You Should Be Preparing for Now

2022-12-20T14:36:08+00:00

This year, leaders across the country faced up to big questions about what the future of work will look like. The challenges came quickly, as The Great Resignation continued and competition for talent was high. As we approach a new year, this is an excellent moment to take a deep breath and get ready for [...]

The 2023 Leadership Challenges You Should Be Preparing for Now2022-12-20T14:36:08+00:00

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

Why Leaders Should Take on the Most Challenging Pieces

2022-11-27T23:41:52+00:00

Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting in on a focus group of new leaders. They begin to discuss the parts of leadership they’re most looking forward to. You listen as they explain how much they’ll enjoy assigning the most unpleasant or challenging tasks to the team members they oversee. This approach might not seem [...]

Why Leaders Should Take on the Most Challenging Pieces2022-11-27T23:41:52+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

Cultivating Commitment — In Yourself and Your Team

2022-11-21T04:10:57+00:00

There are some actions that seem small initially, but end up paying great dividends over the long term. For example, 10% of each paycheck might not seem like a lot of money. But, if you make a habit of putting that money aside for the future, it will add up. There are plenty of small, [...]

Cultivating Commitment — In Yourself and Your Team2022-11-21T04:10:57+00:00

Support Flows in One Direction When You’re a Leader

2022-11-12T21:01:29+00:00

There’s a moment in the popular 1995 movie Braveheart where William Wallace is running across a mountain range in Scotland. Everyone is counting on him, but he’s all by himself as he travels through the cold rain and wind. As a leader, have you ever felt that way? Have you ever had the sensation of [...]

Support Flows in One Direction When You’re a Leader2022-11-12T21:01:29+00:00