Dale Dixon

Growing Influence, Part 2

Today host Dale Dixon talks with Ron Price and Stacy Ennis, authors of Growing Influence, to discuss the premise of the book, the storyline, and the development of the characters. They talk about the book's lesson of growing influence through three dimensions of leadership: character, experts and position. Ron explains how the book can help readers uncover their capacity for influence in their world.

Presenting is Simply Having a Conversation

In this short video, Dale Dixon talks about the importance of leaders having strong presenting skills and being your authentic self.

Being the Real You (Authenticity Series Episode 3)

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price wrap up their discussion of Authenticity in leadership. Ron talks about why authenticity requires courage, the power of exposing both your weaknesses and your strengths, and the importance of congruence between the three dimensions of leadership. He also explains how authenticity opens the door for leaders to be able to pursue the four great roles of leadership.

Authenticity (Series Episode 2)

Our host Dale Dixon and executive advisor Ron Price continue their conversation about Authenticity, in front of a live audience. Ron talks about authenticity as it relates to a leader's relationships with others. He identifies the three distinct dimensions of leadership, and discusses why an authentic leader needs to both understand and connect with others. He gives tools leaders can use to understand their teams, and talks about the power of vulnerability.

Being the Real You (Authenticity Series Episode 1)

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price record today's episode in front of a live audience, as they discuss the importance of being an authentic leader. Ron tells us why authenticity starts with first knowing yourself. He gives the four philosophies he believes lead to enhanced self-awareness, and the two places leaders should look for increased self-awareness.

You Do It 1,000 Times a Day (Decision Making Series, Episode 2)

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Coach Ron Price continue their discussion of Decision Making on today's show. Ron talks about the continuum of decision making that leaders are responsible for in the workplace, and gives us the four basic decision-making styles, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of each. He also shares four questions to ask yourself when making a decision.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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