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The Story Behind the Story: The Complete Leader

We are joined today by one of the co-authors of The Complete Leader, Ron Price, who is a leadership and business advisor, and the president of Price Associates. Ron talks about how he and Randy Lisk wrote the book, why there are 25 leadership competencies to measure, and why they felt it was important to add the competency of authenticity to the book. He also talks about the importance of managing yourself as a leader, the skills needed to do that, and the power of becoming more self aware as a leader.

The Innovator's Advantage (Part 2)

We are joined today by Ron Price and Dr. Evans Baiya, co-authors of The Innovator's Advantage: Revealing the Hidden Connection Between People and Process. They dive into why they wrote the book, why you must have the right people in each stage of innovation in order to succeed, and why everyone is an innovator. They also introduce us to the three Ps of innovation: purpose, process and people. theinnovatorsadvantage.com 

Authors Reveal Secret to Successful Innovation

Most innovations fail for one reason: people. Understanding people is the most critical, yet often overlooked, element of successful innovation. Most companies focus instead on the process, and this is where they fall short. 

Many books have been written on the topic of innovation, but few (if any) have addressed how to successfully engage people throughout the process. 

The Innovator's Advantage: Revealing the Hidden Connection Between People and Process (Part 1)

Today we have a conversation with Dr. Evans Baiya and Ron Price, the authors of The Innovator's Advantage. They talk about the six stages needed for innovation, the statistics and the why of innovation failure, and how they combined their backgrounds in engineering, innovation, talent development and leadership to identify the role of people in the process.

Creating a Beautiful Future

An interview with Dr. Evans Baiya

Dr. Evans Baiya is a busy man. As the CTO for three companies, a technology and innovation consultant, and a global traveler, Evans has a constant stream of ideas and innovation flowing through his brain. But he wouldn’t have it any other way.

“I have always worked on more than one thing at any given time,” he says. “In fact, I do not remember ever concentrating on one thing at a time.”

Coaching & Developing Others

Our guest is Whit Mitchell, who is an executive coach and team builder with Price Associates. Whit is also a professional speaker and the author of Working In Sync. Whit talks about the different types of coaching, and what works best depending on the person and the situation. Why coaches should help their people get better at what they are already doing well, and neutralize the weaknesses, instead of focusing on them.

Getting to Know Andy Johnson

This week we sit down with our resident Team Health Specialist and Coach to Quiet Leaders, Andy Johnson. Those who know Andy say he is a compelling speaker, and thoughtful company advisor who is a treasure trove of knowledge, anecdotes, and understanding.

Set a Goal and Achieve It

Our guest today is Mindy Bortness, owner of Communication Works Inc., which has been called the eHarmony for jobs. Mindy's specialty is helping clients reduce turnover by as much as 40%. Today Mindy talks with us about the importance of goal setting, the process she uses, why goals can (and should) change. She shares stories of her own goal shifting, and gives us three steps for successful goal setting and achievement.

How to Spot and Fix Employee Disengagement

By Whit Mitchell
 
Employee disengagement is bad for business. Every manager knows that. But do you know just how bad? A recent Gallup poll estimated that “disengaged employees cost the U.S. between $450 billion to $550 billion each year in lost productivity.”
 
Not only that, but a staggering 70% of American workers are not engaged at work!
 
Employees disengage for a variety of reasons:
 

I Can't Hear What You're Saying Because Your Actions Speak Too Loud

Our guest is Rodger Price, who is an executive coach and owner of Leading by Design. Today Rodger talks to us about effective communication. He tells us why communication is an issue in most companies, and why effective communication is hard, despite the fact that most people think they're doing it well. He gives us tips for improving communication, and talks about the importance of communicating what you say through your behaviors as well. He also stresses the importance of sharing significant messages "many different times in many different ways."

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