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Price Associates Certifies Applied Axiologists

Price Associates conducted its third Applied Axiology-Trimetric HDTM Certification Course the week of April 16-20, 2018. Business leaders and executive advisors from across the globe attended the 5-day training, completing over 40 hours of study, testing and certification work. The training was conducted by Certified Master Axiologist Ron Price. It is the only training of its kind in the world.

How Good Are You at Making Decisions? (Decision Making, Episode 1)

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price have a discussion about Decision Making on today's show. Ron tells us why most decisions are made intuitively and how leaders can develop decision making as a skill. He gives the three components needed to be intentional about decision making instead of reactionary, and shares examples of each. He also shares the five most important decisions you'll make in life.

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.

The Necessity of Managing Oneself

Self-management is the ability to prioritize goals and decide what must be done. In this short video, Andy Johnson points out that leaders don’t typically have someone managing them, so they have to manage themselves. It’s not an optional competency.

Be Aware of Premature Judgement in Innovation

by Dr. Evans Baiya and Ron Price

Every idea has potential, so if right now you have a single idea, that is a start. In many cases, the full potential of an idea is not evident and may not be fund in the original problem it was intended to solve. This means you cannot put restrictions on the ideas; understand and acknowledge each idea and its potential without limiting its application. 

Diving Into Solving Wicked Messes (Problem Solving Series, Ep. 3)

Today host Dale Dixon and executive advisor Ron Price continue their discussion of problem solving by diving straight into wicked messes. Ron shares how to recognize a wicked mess, and mistakes people make when they are trying to solve complex problems. He gives tips for starting to address a non-linear problems and how you can use the skills of negotiation and creativity to solve a complex problem.

Why Communication is the Key to All Successful Business Interaction

Communication is the key to all successful business interaction. And, it’s not always everyone’s strong suit. Sometimes a leader may identify their communication shortfalls while other times they may not even be aware these shortfalls exist.

Futuristic Thinking. Painting a Picture of the Slice of Life You Desire.

In this short video, Price Associates team member and creative disruption strategist, Courtney Feider discusses the importance of building the skill of Futuristic Thinking and tips for how to do so.

How to Start a Conversation with Anyone

By Whit Mitchell

Finding the Seed of Benefit in Every Problem (Problem Solving Series, Episode 2)

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Coach Ron Price continue their conversation around Problem Solving for leaders. They discuss two different kinds of problems--common-cause variation and special-cause variation--and why it's important to understand which type you're dealing with. Ron talks about taking a scientific approach to problems, tools that help leaders understand the root cause of a problem, and the indicators of a linear problem.

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