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Does Your Culture Need Help?

7 indications of a broken culture By Dr. Lisa Aldisert Culture is a common buzzword these days. Many articles tout the importance of a good culture. There are even awards that celebrate companies where employees love to work. Experts talk about defining, transforming, and fixing your culture. But how do you even know if your company’s... read more
 

The Leader as Supervisor

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price talk about how the gig economy has changed the workforce, and therefore supervision and management. Ron discusses the opportunities and threats of this trend, and gives leaders tools to rethink supervision. He also lists the leadership skills that are critical for leading in today's economy, and... read more
 

The Leader as Talent Agent

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price explore the leader's role in finding and developing great talent for his or her organization. Ron lists ways that leaders can keep the hiring pipeline full, and how to make sure that a candidate is a good fit for the job and the organization. He discusses the importance of systemically evaluating,... read more
 

The 5 Levers of Reciprocal Leadership

By Francis Eberle How difficult is it to cross silos, departments or even organizations to accomplish a goal? I think I know your answer. What if you were able to foresee how using expertise from another person, department or organization could create a product that was 50 times better than if you did it alone? Would you do it? I am not... read more
 

10 Things Successful People Do Every Day

By Dave Clark Have you ever wondered if there is a secret formula for being successful? Why is it that some people seem to have a Midas touch while others struggle to get by? American historian, best-selling author and keynote speaker Kevin Kruse recently interviewed more than 200 highly successful people, a group that included seven... read more
 

When to Emulate and When to Originate

By Jalene Case In school, we’re always told never to copy a fellow student’s work. That’s cheating! It’s a forbidden, punishable, no-no. But as you move through life, you may find that there are times when imitation can be a valuable technique, especially when you’re in the process of learning a new skill. However, you’ll soon find that to... read more
 

Creative Thinking with John Kerrick

Host Dale Dixon talks today with John Kerrick, a human development expert and coach who has spent much of his career teaching creative thinking. He shares the key principles for thinking creatively, and tells stories of his time working with brand managers at Quaker Oats and engineers at GE. He explains how creativity can begin with a simple idea... read more
 

Why Changing the Culture Helps Businesses Innovate

By David Quinlan If there is one takeaway from my journey into the world of innovation, it’s that truly successful innovation requires courage and the willingness to let go of uncertainty.  Welcome back to the Innovators Academy – a behind-the-scenes, unscripted backstory of what it means to be innovative and how an organization like... read more
 

4 Tips to Manage Email

By Dr. Francis Eberle I recently had a conversation with a client about email as it relates to work-life balance because her company had formed a committee to work on it. We explored whether her own email habits were impacting her life, and I asked her the following questions to help her gauge her email use: Does your daily routine... read more
 

The Complete Leader Grows Through the Efforts of Many

By Ron Price Last week, I became aware of the reality that we had programs running concurrently in several U.S. states and multiple countries around the world all on the same day. Many years ago, I had the simple desire to help leaders grow and change their worlds. Though still small in stature, many friends and colleagues are helping us... read more
 
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