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In this short video Ron Feher, owner of WhiteRock Business Solutions, gives you tools to evaluate your Presentation ability, and actions to take today to improve this leadership skill.

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price discuss Conflict Management this week. In Part 1 of a two-part series, they start by defining the two types of conflict and begin the series with the nuances of Ideological Conflict. Ron details the leader's role in creating a culture that supports healthy ideological debate and celebrates open, honest dialogue. He lists out the skills a leader needs to shift the culture in this direction, and to create an environment of psychological safety. Ron also gives ideas for activities that leaders can use to help their teams engage in healthy debate. 

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By Francis Eberle

What is it about resilience that seems to be so captivating and elusive? Is it the stories or the desire to never get discouraged? As a leader, your resilience will be tested. 

In 1993, I was just four months as the new Executive Director of an organization in Maine with a budget of about $1.4 million. This money supported people doing work in schools and universities. Then a major funding source ended leaving a $1M hole in the budget for the next fiscal year. 

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In this short video Rodger Price, founder of Leading by DESIGN, speaks to us about the 8 key characteristics that he focuses on when working with teams.

This week host Dale Dixon and executive advisor Ron Price talk about Interpersonal Skills, and why building relationships is key for leaders. Ron talks about systems to build interpersonal skills, and why this is a competency that can be learned and improved. He discusses the differences between introverts, ambiverts and extroverts when it come stop these skills, and discusses circles of influence. Ron gives us the three different dimensions of influencing people, and talks about the role that social media plays in developing relationships. 

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Known as a superb storyteller, Coach Skip Hall is frequently asked to motivate teams of all sizes. He blends his 30 years of experience as a college football coach with his executive coaching expertise to teach his principles of leadership. 

Coach Hall understands how to recruit, coach and build excellent teams. He shares his signature keynote, “Coaching the Doctrine of Excellence from the Locker Room to the Board Room,” which is a set of principles that result in recruiting and retaining great teams and achieving superior results in sports, business and life. He is available for keynotes and workshops.

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Host Dale Dixon and executive coach Ron Price talk about Negotiation this week, and how this elusive and often complicated skill is truly the basis for ongoing relationships. Ron defines and gives examples of the four types of negation, and he dives deep into the steps of The Harvard Negotiation Project. He talks about how negotiation can lead to outcomes even better than either party had imagined, if both are open to the process. And he shares many of the habits that get in the way of effective negotiation.

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Coaching, in general, is the activity of leading, directing, training, or guiding others in the execution of some activity, sport, skill, or improvement. In the business and organizational world, executive coaching is a broad term that refers to a variety of relationships or partnerships that involve one person, the coach, helping, leading, or guiding, another person, the client, toward the achievement of individual, team, or organizational goals. There are typically three main stakeholders: the coach, the...

The Complete Leader author, Ron Price and senior program facilitators Whit Mitchell and Andy Johnson discuss how The Complete Leader Program helps small groups of leaders grow their own leadership capacity. They talk about how the program has impacted organizations across the country, and the threefold purpose of The Complete Leader. 

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price talk today about the skill of Persuasion--the positive and negative responses it can elicit, and what it really means for a leader to master persuasion. Ron explains the three components that make someone an effective persuader, and gives steps to improve these components, as well as questions to ask yourself before you persuade someone. 

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