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Restraint - The Key to Improving Emotional Intelligence

By Dave Clark, You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing things with logic. True power is restraint. If words control you, that means everyone else can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass. - Warren Buffett. I saw this quote scrolling... read more
 

Persuasion: Building Trust With Your Team

In this short video, Executive Coach and TCL faculty member Ryan Lisk talks about the importance of improving your ability of persuasion in a logical and reasonable manner.
 

Acres of Diamonds at Work

By Ron Price There is an old story about a fellow in the ancient world, who upon learning about diamonds, sold his successful farm and spent his fortune traveling the world in search of the gems. Several years after he died, having never found the diamonds he sought, others discovered the largest diamond mine ever found—on the farm he had sold... read more
 

Project Management, Continuing the Conversation (Series Ep. 2)

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price continue their conversation about Project Management. Ron explains why a project's success depends on outlining the desired results, and shares the questions he asks at the beginning of a project to help identify the outcome you want. Dale and Ron explore the connection between Goal Achievement and... read more
 

Conflict Management Begins with Understanding Conflict

In this short video, Executive Coach and Team Health Specialist Andy Johnson talks about how conflict management in the workplace is critical for us to function and move towards performance, outcomes, and all kinds of measures of health.
 

Think Differently About Competition at Work

By Dr. Francis Eberle Every spring I get reacquainted with my bicycle. For me cycling is recreational, social, competitive, and great exercise. While riding, cyclists talk, solve the problems, reminisce, “take a turn” at the front and wait if someone lags behind. The first group rides of the year often take a slightly different tone. The pace... read more
 

Project Management the Complete Leader Way (Series Ep. 1)

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price discuss Project Management and how it encompasses all 25 of the competencies in The Complete Leader. Ron gives a checklist of what needs to be defined at the front end of a project. He challenges listeners to think about how they could be more successful by improving the skill of project management.... read more
 

The Four Commitments of Inner Circle Coaching

By Whit Mitchell My favorite method of executive coaching (and by far the most impactful for my clients) is called Inner Circle Coaching. It is a team effort that relies on feedback and partnership from a leader’s inner circle to help that leader see his or her blind spots, and to create long-term success and changed behaviors.   Why do... read more
 

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... read more
 

What Leaders Should Know About Innovation

By Ron Price These days you hear and read a lot about innovation. It’s the common buzzword and there are constantly new articles and blogs written about it, but most of it is simply a rehashing of what has been written in the past. There’s very little new thought going into innovation, which is ironic if you think about it.  This is... read more
 
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