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Leading Yourself: Managing Your Time

A critical aspect of Leading Yourself is managing your time, starting with the first minutes of each day. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author Ron Price discuss the stages of leadership and the skills to focus on at each stage. Whether early in your career, in middle management or in a senior leadership role, managing your time and... read more

Listening Is Hard Work!

By Dr. Lisa Aldisert There’s no way around this: you need to work harder at listening when you’re not face to face. Generally, your people will tell you everything is fine….even when it isn’t. For example, you may check in about progress towards a particular deadline and people will say that they’re on top of it. Maybe they are. But maybe... read more

Blind Spots? Not Me!

By Ron Price Do you have someone in your life who drives you crazy? At least, some of the time? I suspect we all do. Quite often, the thing that frustrates us is that we see something they don’t see. We recognize their behavior as being overly self-serving, egotistical, or even self-limiting. We may feel they shirk responsibility, carry an... read more

How to Choose Between “Want” and “Should”

By Jalene Case Doing what we want to do brings fulfillment and joy. On the other hand, doing what we think we should do can bring discomfort and confusion. The tricky thing is deciding for ourselves what we truly want and will commit to doing. I’ve been working with two executives who are grappling with the decision of whether or not they... read more

Managing Different Personalities at Work with Jaime Lisk

In this short video, Leadership Coach, Trainer & Speaker Jaime Lisk talks about managing different personalities at work. She offers tips for identifying employee styles and explains how to use this information to improve your leadership.

New Book Outlines Collaborative Leadership Trend

Given the shifting workplace landscape of the last year, many companies are embracing collaborative leadership as part of their new work strategy. This type of leadership allows for flexibility, shared ownership and personal empowerment, culminating in employees who lead themselves. As remote and hybrid work continues, collaborative leadership has... read more

6 Steps to Deal with a Challenging Boss

By Jaime Lisk We’ve all experienced tough work environments. Whether it’s a crushing workload, impossible deadlines, conflicts with coworkers, or a manager who isn’t making anything easy, there are plenty of solutions through it. But if you’re dealing with the latter, which, let’s face it, is often the cause of many of the former, take heart:... read more

Take Charge of Your Learning

By Ron Price “I no longer say, ‘I learned this’.” This was advice I received from one of my mentors back in the ‘90s. He said, “As soon as I think I have learned something, I discover I haven’t learned enough, and I have to start learning all over again. It doesn’t matter whether it is about business, my relationships, or even me. I have... read more

Unpacking Remote Management

By Dr. Lisa Aldisert, Many of us are a good ten months into managing a remote workforce. Although some have done well and even flourished, others are stumbling. This can be frustrating, especially if you felt successful when you were together with your team in the office. Work will eventually return to an office environment, but it will not... read more

Introvert, Ambivert, or Extrovert — Do You Know Yourself?

By Dustin Hebets In my work as TTI SI’s Cognitive Behavioral Research Analyst, I focus on the how and why of human behavior. Why do people do what they do? How does the lens of a behavioral style help us understand each other? Why do some people prefer to communicate in one method over the other? These questions can get technical in... read more
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