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4 Tips to Eliminate Emotional Blind Spots

Growing Influence The Complete Leader Way

Today host Dale Dixon interviews Executive Advisor Ron Price and Writer/Creative Consultant Stacy Ennis about their new book Growing Influence: A Story of How to Lead with Character, Expertise and Impact. They talk about the inspiration behind this powerful business fable, and how their collaboration influenced the book's direction.

Are You in a Leadership Rut?

5 Ways to Break Old Habits and Shake Things Up

By Whit Mitchell

Hire the Right Candidate Every Time with These 3 Steps

Joe Smith seemingly has the whole package. He has a solid resume, great references, skills that showcase his expertise in his field and plenty of success stories to his credit. On paper, Joe seems like the ultimate “can’t miss” candidate. Joe looks the part and his appearance seems to match his resume.

Help Your Boss Understand Your Work Style

Using DISC Insights to Manage Up and Manage Down

When Leadership Coach Lori McNeill first met Mike Molloy, Associate Director at Immunext, Inc., she noticed that he was experiencing frustration at work. “His speech was fast-paced, and he would strike the table for emphasis. You could physically see and hear the tension he was experiencing.”

Luckily, Mike’s frustrations were easy to get to the bottom of—and to remedy. 

Who Makes the Best Leaders?

A Yin and Yang Look at the Eight Types of Leaders

By Andy Johnson 

In an interesting 2010 study, a team of researchers led by Adam Grant of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania set out to understand a nagging question in the leadership world. Who makes the best leaders?

5 Keys to Creating the Ideal Work Environment

One of my favorite interview questions to ask candidates is “what’s your ideal environment?” If the environment is not right, skills, values and other intangibles may not matter. Different individuals thrive in different environments. The key to craft an ideal environment is to understand a person’s drivers and primary behavioral style. 

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. 

5 Things You Need to do to be Successful at Just About Anything

By Dave Clark

Like the elusive fountain of youth, people are constantly looking for the magic recipe or the secret sauce to become successful. While there are far more successful people in the world than I am, I would like to share some things that have worked for me over the years. 

Why Should I Care About EQ?

By Ron Price 

To some, emotional intelligence (or EQ) can sound like the modern version of standing in a circle holding hands and singing kumbaya.

Many people undervalue the significance of developing emotional intelligence as part of professional development. However, there is an abundance of research that indicates this type of thinking isn’t very intelligent.

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