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How your “justs” aren’t doing justice to your reputation

February 13, 2019 | Rachael Bosch “We see the world, not as it is, but as we are — or as we are conditioned to see it.” This timeless quote by businessman and author Steven Covey reminds me that, as humans, we cannot help but interpret the world through our own, inevitably biased understanding. Objectivity is an illusion. Our perception is our only reality. In the ...

Why Everyone Needs a “Badass List” in 2019

January 16, 2019 | Rachael Bosch Welcome to 2019, friends! I hope you had a chance to celebrate and recharge the past few weeks — the year ahead is bound to be as busy as ever. If you’re like me, you’ve already set out to conquer your New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately,  the odds are that all but 8 percent of us will fail. The good news ...

Thank U, Next

December 11, 2018 | Rachael Bosch Does anyone else feel as if 2018 flew by you like a cargo truck on the highway while you were chugging along on a unicycle? The year was, let’s face it, faster and furious(er) than many of us were ready for. The world around us seems to be changing at a frighteningly quick pace, and everyone I know is just ...

Incivility Stinks. Here’s What We’re Doing About It.

November 14, 2018 | Rachael Bosch Here at Fringe PD, we frequently use humor as a teaching method. But with today’s message, I couldn’t be more serious. Incivility in our workplaces needs to be addressed—and soon. So, I’m pleased to announce today that Fringe PD and the NALP Foundation are doing something about it. To be clear: This issue isn’t just about hurt feelings. Incivility is ...

How to avoid the bias you didn’t even know you had

October 4, 2018 | Rachael Bosch Be better than Selina Meyer when writing your performance reviews (well… and generally) This article was originally published on Forbes.com Fall has officially arrived, which means everyone’s favorite, most festive time of year is almost here: performance review season. Pour the pumpkin spice, and let the celebrations begin! But before you sit down to write this year’s self-assessment, peer review, ...

Turning individual creativity into a cultural mindset

September 12, 2018 | Rachael Bosch Creativity is all the rage in the business world right now, and for good reason — the ability to imagine new ways of doing things (especially with technology) can be a powerfully disruptive tool. Yet for creativity to be truly effective on a large scale, adopting small-scale, everyday habits is required. (Think: being first to market, higher profits, greater employee ...