SOURCE: Fierce, Inc.

March 07, 2012 09:00 ET

Fierce, Inc. CEO Halley Bock Invited to Keynote and Lead Concurrent Workshop at National Business Growth Summit 2012

Leadership Development Expert Discusses "How to Transform Teams Into High-Functioning Think Tanks" During Sydney's Two-Day Leadership Event

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Mar 7, 2012) - Fierce, Inc., a world-class leadership development and training company that drives results for businesses by improving workplace communication, today announced that Halley Bock, CEO of Fierce, will be delivering a keynote session and leading a concurrent workshop at the National Business Growth Summit 2012 in Sydney, Australia. The two-day conference, held at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour, is recognized as the definitive event for entrepreneurs and leaders of growing companies looking to inspire their teams, improve employee performance, extend markets and increase profitability.

Keynote: The Engagement Economy: Improving Organizational Performance through Teams

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Session Description: As the economic landscape continues to shift, it is more necessary than ever to ensure that individual talent is being leveraged and engaged to make the best possible decisions for the organization. Transforming your teams into high-functioning internal think tanks and fostering a culture of candor and collaboration is essential to driving results while addressing core issues. In this highly engaging presentation, Halley will share key practices that create alignment, collaboration, and effectiveness in an organization and the healthier financial performance that directly results from it.

Concurrent Workshop: Fierce Conversations: Elevating Engagement and Driving Growth

When: Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Session Description: What gets talked about in an organization, how it gets talked about, and who is invited to the conversation determines what will happen -- or won't. In this highly interactive workshop, participants will learn two key conversational models essential for any organization wanting to improve team collaboration, enhance decision making, and create corporate cultures that are open and authentic while tackling their toughest issues.

For additional information about the company, visit the Fierce, Inc. website.

About Fierce
Fierce, Inc. is an award-winning leadership development and training company that drives results for business and education by improving workplace communication. Fierce creates authentic, energizing and rewarding connections with colleagues and customers through skillful conversations that lead to successful outcomes and measurable ROI. Tailored to any organization, Fierce principles and methods translate across the globe, ensure individual and collective success and develop skills that are practical, easy-to-learn and can be applied immediately. Fierce's programs have been successfully implemented at blue-chip companies worldwide, including Ernst & Young, Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, CARE and Crate & Barrel. Fierce has received numerous industry and business accolades. The company has twice been honored as an Inc. 500|5000 company, and in 2011 was named to's Companies to Watch list and Seattle Business Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For list.

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