Understanding & Evaluating Others

Make Your Team Better with DISC

By Whit Mitchell

Why do people lose their jobs? Managers hire for skill, but they rarely fire for incompetence. Instead they fire because of bad behavior. 

Don't Judge a Book by its Cover

By Todd Fox

An important life theme I’ve always tried to live by is to never to judge a book by its cover. Talking recently with a coworker who had an unfortunate incident at a local car dealership got me to thinking about that.

Understanding Your Employees and Revealing Their Best Self

In this short video The Complete Leader faculty member Mindy Bortness talks about the importance of leaders being able to understand and evaluate others and how to strengthen this competency.

Not Just Another Assessment

A Quick Introduction to the Benefits of DISC

By Whit Mitchell

9 Ways to Stop a Bad Hire From Infecting Good Talent

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.

Is It Really Lonely at The Top?

By Dr. Francis Eberle

I know you have heard or read more than once that it is lonely at the top. If you believe this then it is likely you will be a lonely leader. Results of decisions do ultimately lie with the leader alone, but why does it have to be lonely?

Creating a Two-Way Conversation

By Dr. Francis Eberle

How many times have you left a meeting with a colleague feeling good about the outcome, only to find out later that they did not complete what you talked about? Weren’t they listening?

Identifying a Person’s Behavioral Style Through Email

Understanding someone’s behavioral style gives us an incredible advantage into accomplishing our goals. In today’s world, we don’t always get the opportunity to interact face to face. That’s why it’s important to be able to pick up cues in other ways, giving you the chance to communicate most effectively in a style that works for the other person. People are constantly sending out cues that give clear indicators of their primary behavioral patterns.

Can You Find the Right Fit for Your Team?

Today host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price talk about Understanding & Evaluating Others. They tell us why leaders often rely on a sixth sense when it comes to hiring, but why research shows that is ineffective. Ron talks about merging neuroscience and psychology assessment tools to understand people's natural traits, and what leaders can measure before they hire--using a single hour-long assessment. he also talks about the power in organizing around people's strengths, rather than focusing on their weaknesses. 

3 Steps to Connect Through Listening

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