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Defining Moments in Leadership—Dan Price’s Minimum Wage Announcement

Dan Price

By now you have probably seen some of the media coverage that followed my son Dan Price’s decision to realign the compensation practices at his company, Gravity Payments, and the unexpected response it has received around the world.  It has been impossible to track all of the media outlets that have broadcast or published his story this past week.

TCL Video Series: Futuristic Thinking with Shawn Kent Hayashi

Futuristic thinkers have the ability to look past the events of today and into the possibilities of tomorrow. They can visualize compulsory new ideas about customers, products, services, strategies and business models. In this 3-minute video, The Complete Leader faculty member Shawn Kent Hayashi talks about how tomorrow’s leaders will need to think further into the future, and implement ideas in a timely manner, to remain competitive in a world that will change faster than we can understand.

TCL Video Series: Continuous Learning with Mindy Bortness

Continuous learning is the desire to continually improve your skillset by gathering new knowledge. In this video, The Complete Leader faculty member Mindy Bortness shares her thoughts on the importance of tomorrow’s leaders embracing continuous learning as both a personal and an organizational value in order to create a culture of growth and competitiveness. 

TCL Video Series: Planning & Organization with Brent Patmos

Tomorrow’s leaders will use planning and organization to cast a broad net around what might happen, and to create a plan that is robust enough to respond to the unknown. As part of The Complete Leader video series, faculty member Brent Patmos talks about Planning and Organization as one of the necessary competencies in pursuing leadership excellence.

Creative Thinking: Innovation's Starting Point

creative thinkingCreativity in leadership is an often-underused competency. But even if you’re not operating in a traditionally “creative” industry, the benefits of innovation in any sector can’t be ignored. The truth is that creativity in business takes many forms—from the development of new or improved processes, to innovation in products and services, to general problem solving. 

$100K savings for TCL program participant

Superior Farms has been an employee-owned company through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan for years, and recently engaged in new efforts to continue to enhance its culture of true ownership and teamwork. To facilitate and support this transition, Superior Farms turned to The Complete Leader (TCL) program. The TCL faculty has been working with the Superior Farms leadership team for a year, and the company has already seen significant gains, both monetarily and with its employees. 

5 Ways to run the Circus when Bozo is at the Top

By Mindy Bortness, Communication Works, Inc.

It’s a story that’s too true, way too often. You’re working endlessly, trying to deliver a profit, or systemize a department, or implement an initiative, and it feels like your own leadership is working against you.

You’re engaged. You’re motivated. You won’t give up. So what do you do? Here are a handful of strategies you can implement to keep the audience engaged under the Big Top.

Hospital Uses Employee Morale, Leadership Program to Increase Profits

 Hospital Uses Employee Morale, Leadership Program to Increase Profits by $4.5 Million

By TTI Success Insights, Zack Colick

This is a case study on how a Maine-based hospital was on a "skid" and in the red $2.5 million. Read more about the situation, the solution and the results!

The Hidden Trait Every Leader Needs and How to Get It

A SENSE OF SELF-WORTH AND SELF-AWARENESS IS CRUCIAL TO EVERY OTHER STEP IN BECOMING A LEADER.

BY JUSTIN FOSTER, Fast Company 2014

Coaching the Doctrine of Excellence

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