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In this short video, The Complete Leader faculty and executive advisor, Dr. Lisa Aldisert discusses some of the characteristics that a leader should possess in order to persuade effectively.
 

By Whit Mitchell Why do people lose their jobs? Managers hire for skill, but they rarely fire for incompetence. Instead they fire because of bad behavior.  “Bad” behavior comes in many forms. It can be behavior that the manager doesn’t understand, or a reaction to a recent responsibility change or a promotion. What if you had a tool to... read more
 

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

By Dave Clark Like the elusive fountain of youth, people are constantly looking for the magic recipe or the secret sauce to become successful. While there are far more successful people in the world than I am, I would like to share some things that have worked for me over the years.  I am proud to say that I’ve been able to reinvent... read more
 

By Ron Price  To some, emotional intelligence (or EQ) can sound like the modern version of standing in a circle holding hands and singing kumbaya. Many people undervalue the significance of developing emotional intelligence as part of professional development. However, there is an abundance of research that indicates this type of... read more
 

Leaders with an aptitude for written communication have the ability to articulate a written message in a clear and compelling manner. Watch this short video as faculty member Shawn Kent Hayashi talks about the value of developing this important skill.
 

By Todd Fox An important life theme I’ve always tried to live by is to never to judge a book by its cover. Talking recently with a coworker who had an unfortunate incident at a local car dealership got me to thinking about that. In today’s fast-paced world, we tend to make quick decisions about everything, including how we judge people. In... read more
 

In this short video, Andy Johnson talks about how mastering this leadership skill will allow today's leaders to operate on an entirely different level, especially with millennials.
 

By Ron Price I am in my fifth decade of working on what it means to be a leader. When I amalgamate my personal leadership experiences and those I’ve been honored to witness or even guide, I have realized that leadership isn’t relegated to the workplace. Leadership is any situation that gives to you the opportunity to lead. Over the years I’... read more
 

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... read more
 
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