Let’s stop apologizing—and start doing mighty things with excellence that can effect change in our world.

brandfiercely1From the CEO

I wanted to post a follow up to the blog post I published a couple of weeks ago called How Women Undermine Themselves with Words. (https://beckiemanley.wordpress.com/2015/06/09/how-women-undermine-themselves-with-words-some-simple-needed-wisdom-from-tara-mohr/) The post was about the world we find ourselves living in where women in particular seem to do nothing but apologize for the most inane things. As a part of the Fierce culture, our tribe knows that when you need to apologize, be the first to do so—genuinely and lovingly. But when you find yourself apologizing for no reason at all, male or female, just stop. It’s not okay. It keeps us from accomplishing our mission as a company and as … Read More

How women undermine themselves with words. Some simple needed wisdom from Tara Mohr.

brandfiercely1From the CEO

Something I have noticed in myself and especially my female employees around the office is a constant apologizing. So when I read the article “How Women Undermine Themselves with Words” by Tara Mohr, it struck a chord with me. Mohr explains: “It’s an unconscious habit many women have: To apologize before asking a question, to apologize because they are standing at the milk and sugar station at the café while someone else is waiting for their turn, to apologize in all kinds of situations where an apology is not warranted! We apologize simply for taking up space.” Pantene did a great TV spot covering this very topic. … Read More