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If I had a nickel for every time we were asked “do using personality tests make hiring more difficult,” I’d have a small fortune. Since this question is commonly asked by users of our products, we’ve decided to answer the question.

This question warrants clarification. We prefer the phrase “multivariate assessments” in place of personality tests. Our assessments measure multiple dimensions of an individual and are very specific in terms of the aspects of “personality” that are measured.

It is also...

As a leader, your job is to help others recognize their natural talents and develop those into strengths, while acknowledging and neutralizing their weaknesses. In this short video, TCL faculty member Ryan Lisk talks about where a person is today and where they want to be in the future.

A Quick Introduction to the Benefits of DISC

By Whit Mitchell

I first used DISC was when I was working with Kodak, about 30 years ago. At the time it was a one-page, self-scoring concept that we used as an icebreaker to help people learn more about each other. I didn’t see it again for 15 years until I became a distributor with TTI. By then it was a robust and scientifically developed tool that gave insight into a variety of behavioral traits. When I began using the expanded version of DISC ...

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Coach Ron Price continue their discussion of Decision Making on today's show. Ron talks about the continuum of decision making that leaders are responsible for in the workplace, and gives us the four basic decision-making styles, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of each. He also shares four questions to ask yourself when making a decision.

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By Dr. Francis Eberle

Clients have asked me how much they really need to know about leadership. This is not a simple question, and usually I share one of my favorite quotes by Henri Poincaré, a late 19th century French mathematician: “Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.”

The point is, what we do with our knowledge is just as important, if not more important, than the knowledge we...

In this short video, TCL faculty member Ron Price talks about how negotiation supports a leader’s ability to manage differences and bring parties together. He also discusses why this competency is important for a leader.

Price Associates conducted its third Applied Axiology-Trimetric HDTM Certification Course the week of April 16-20, 2018. Business leaders and executive advisors from across the globe attended the 5-day training, completing over 40 hours of study, testing and certification work. The training was conducted by Certified Master Axiologist Ron Price. It is the only training of its kind in the world. Thirteen business leaders were certified, including two members of the Price Associates core team: Dr. Evans Baiya and...

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price have a discussion about Decision Making on today's show. Ron tells us why most decisions are made intuitively and how leaders can develop decision making as a skill. He gives the three components needed to be intentional about decision making instead of reactionary, and shares examples of each. He also shares the five most important decisions you'll make in life.

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There are times when we hire someone who looked great on paper, sounded great in their interview but they turn out to be a bad hire. What's even worse is if they turn out to be a bee in our organizational bonnet.

Typically, this happens for one of three reasons: the person we hired either lacks the skill, the will or...

Self-management is the ability to prioritize goals and decide what must be done. In this short video, Andy Johnson points out that leaders don’t typically have someone managing them, so they have to manage themselves. It’s not an optional competency.

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