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Change is as Good as Rest

Using Transition and Flexibility to Improve Performance

By Dr. Francis Eberle

Problem Solving (Series Episode 1)

Host Dale Dixon and and Leadership Advisor Ron Price discuss a skill that impacts all of us: Problem Solving. Ron talks about building this skill as a leader, and the additional leadership skills that are involved in problem solving. He gives his three steps to examine and solve a problem, including questions to ask yourself to understand a problem in a more comprehensive way, questions to understand the framework for a problem, and questions to discover the right combination of people to solve it.

What Really Motivates Employees

(Hint: It’s Not Money)

By Lori McNeill

Are employees at your organization disengaged? Do you find it challenging to get buy-in regarding initiatives or tasks that are critical to your success? Maybe you need to re-think your approach …

Personal Accountability: Taking Responsibility for Your Efforts and Results

In this short video, Ron Price talks about the importance of personal accountability for leaders. He discusses the greatest obstacles that leaders face in developing personal accountability and what they can do today to improve this skill.

It’s OK to Fail: 5 Ways to Face Your Fears

Eat the frog; a strange but oft-used mantra a family friend lived by. Essentially, “eat the frog” is another way of saying “just do it” or “face your fears.” If there’s something you need to do, and you have to do it whether you want to or not, you are better off to just get it done and get it off your plate. Eat the frog. 

Learning Something New Every Day (Continuous Learning Series Ep. 2)

Host Dale Dixon and Ron Price continue their discussion of Continuous Learning today, talking about the assessment available at thecompleteleader.org to evaluate your leadership capacity for continuous learning. Ron suggests ways to combat the feeling that you don't have enough time for continuos learning, and the benefits of a goal-setting session around the competency. He summarizes the two-podcast series with five questions to help you create a continuous learning plan that you can accomplish.

6 Reasons You Need a Coach

by Whit Mitchell

Ask any top athlete—or a top performer in any field for that matter—and they will tell you that they couldn’t have reached their peak without a coach. Whether the relationship is formal or casual, people who accomplish great things typically have someone in their corner who helped them get there.

Employee Development and Coaching: Bringing Out the Best in Other People

Effective employee development and coaching facilitates the professional growth of others. Successful leaders create more leaders. In this short video, TCL faculty member Mindy Bortness talks about how to bring out the best in people.

How to stay committed to your goals in 2018

By Dave Clark

The start of a new year is usually a time of reflection for many people. Backed with tons of positive energy, they make big plans to improve themselves. These plans are created with optimism and the best of intentions.

Just Keep Learning (Continuous Learning Series Ep. 1)

Today host Dale Dixon and executive coach Ron Price discuss the importance of Continuous Learning as a leader. Ron talks about how leaders can use learning to become more impactful and to surf the waves of change. He lays out the PhD approach to Continuous Learning and offers steps to create a learning strategy that works for you.

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