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Fierce, Inc. CEO and Senior Vice President to Speak at 2012 ASTD Conference and Expo

Halley Bock and Aimee Windmiller-Wood to Offer Workshops Highlighting Effective Models of Coaching and Confrontation for Today's Business Leaders (May 07, 2012)

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/07/12 -- Fierce, Inc., a global leadership development and training company that drives results for businesses by improving workplace communication, today announced that Halley Bock, CEO, and Aimee Windmiller-Wood, S.V.P. of Training and Development Programs for Fierce, will be delivering two interactive leadership training sessions at the ASTD 2012 International Conference and Exposition at the Colorado Convention Center. In addition to these sessions, Fierce will also be offering demos of their new Fierce Conversations O2 online live virtual training solution at Booth #644. According to ASTD's 2011 State of the Industry Report, e-learning now accounts for nearly 30 percent of corporate training, and the market for virtual solutions will continue to grow as businesses and their employees becoming increasingly mobile. Fierce is at the forefront of the move to online training, offering industry-leading interactive solutions for organizations from SMB to enterprise.

Fierce "Coaching" with Halley Bock

When:
Monday, May 7th - 2:15 to 3:30PM (MDT)

Where:
Colorado Convention Center (Room 112)
700 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202


Speaker:
Halley Bock, CEO & President, Fierce, Inc.

Session Description: This interactive session introduces a highly effective coaching model for managers, leaders and employees wanting to move their direct reports and peers to action-based solutions, rather than head-based ideas. Participants will identify their own issue, learn the 7-step coaching model, and practice the model during the session.

Registration is open to everyone.

For more information, visit the Fierce, Inc. website.

Fierce "Confrontation" with Aimee Windmiller-Wood

When:
Tuesday, May 8th - 10:00 to 11:15AM (MDT)

Where:
Colorado Convention Center (Room 112)
700 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202

Speaker:
Aimee Windmiller-Wood, SVP, Training & Program Development

Session Description: This interactive session introduces a highly effective confrontation model that enriches relationships while effectively addressing attitudinal, behavioral or performance issues with a colleague, a team or a challenging customer. Participants will learn to confront tough issues with increased confidence and skill and will practice the model during the session.

Registration is open to everyone.

For information, visit the Fierce, Inc. website. You can also visit Fierce in person at Booth # 644 on the ASTD exhibition floor. Come by for a demo, and get a Fierce fortune cookie filled with tips for having great conversations.

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, non-profits, and educational organizations 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 TrainingIndustry.com's Companies to Watch list and Seattle Business Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington list.

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Barokas Public Relations
[email protected]
Office: 206.264.8220


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