Problem Solving Ability

Is Your Idea Good Enough?

By Dr. Evans Baiya, Innovation Enterprise, September 2017

What Are You Compromising?

Our guest is Chris Steely, Founder and Managing Director of GPS Business Group. Chris is a highly decorated Marine Corps logistics officer, and a national collegiate rowing champion, gold medalist and coach. Chris talks about compromise in business, why it is continuous, and how to use compromise to your advantage. He defines "appropriate compromise," the four key characteristics of leadership, and what it means to be holistically aware of the consequences of our actions. Follow Chris @ChrisSteely

Ways to Deal with a Bad Boss

By Whit Mitchell

Most of us have had an experience with a bad boss at some point in our careers, or know someone who has. Bad bosses can seem more common because they tend to stick out in an organization. 

Bad managers can be a high cost to an organization. Often a bad boss will drive away several good employees before anything is done about it.

The thing to remember is that usually a bad boss is not a bad person, just a bad leader.

The Top 3 Causes of Conflict in Family Business, and How to Begin to Diffuse It

Fear Not

Identify and Eliminate Fear in Your Organization 

By Whit Mitchell

A number of years ago my son tried out for the local high school lacrosse team as a freshman. He had played soccer and hockey and thought lacrosse would be a good fit. He would often come home after practice looking a bit bedraggled and discouraged. I attributed it to the fact he had never played and was a freshman.

TCL Video Series: Problem-Solving with Whit Mitchell

Leaders with an aptitude for problem-solving have the ability to analyze, diagnose and deal with problems effectively. Whether the problem is linear and “tame,” or nonlinear and “wicked,” adept problem solvers have a natural propensity to discover and help lead others to solutions. In this 2-minute video, faculty member Whit Mitchell talks about the traits we see in a person who has this important ability and also shares insights on how to develop this competency in yourself and others.

$100K savings for TCL program participant

Superior Farms has been an employee-owned company through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan for years, and recently engaged in new efforts to continue to enhance its culture of true ownership and teamwork. To facilitate and support this transition, Superior Farms turned to The Complete Leader (TCL) program. The TCL faculty has been working with the Superior Farms leadership team for a year, and the company has already seen significant gains, both monetarily and with its employees. 

TTI TriMetrix® HD: Problem-Solving Ability

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