Are your conversation and meetings like a thousand pinballs bouncing along an infinite number of paths, careen off bumpers? Are these leading to confused priorities, competing agendas, lack of innovation, stalled initiatives and no clear path of action? Pointless conversations are the real cause of most your business problems. By learning how to have Fierce Conversations that get results, you can revolutionize your way of communicating and save your organization time and money. Fierce Conversations teaches you what to talk about, how to talk about it and why it ultimately matters to the bottom line. In the 15+ years that we have been training people, teams and organizations, we have pinpointed 5 critical types of conversations that people tend to avoid:
Why Book Susan Scott:
Known for her bold yet practical approach to executive coaching and leadership development, Susan Scott has been challenging people to say the things that are hard to say for over two decades. A best-selling author and leadership development architect, Susan has enabled top executives worldwide to engage in vibrant dialogue with one another, with their employees, and with their customers.
As a recognized thought leader in the global business and education communities, and recipient of the 2008 Stevie award for Entrepreneur of the Year, Susan and her company, Fierce, Inc. are committed to large-scale and individual transformation through the principles set forth in Susan’s books and her company’s customized corporate training programs.
Susan founded Fierce, Inc in 2001 after 13 years leading CEO think tanks, and more than 10,000 hours of conversations with senior executives. In 2002, Fierce Conversations — Achieving Success at Work and in Life, One Conversation at a Time, was published in 4 countries and, shortly thereafter, was listed on The Wall Street Journal and was one of USA TODAY’S top 40 business books of 2002. Her much anticipated second book — Fierce Leadership: A Bold Alternative to the Worst “Best” Practices of Business Today was published September 15, 2009. In its debut week, the book was listed on The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times best seller lists.
Operating under the epiphany “while no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a business, a marriage, or a life – any conversation can,” Susan continues to share her expertise with clients through her keynote presentations, award-winning books, and leadership at Fierce, Inc.