Complete Leader Articles

Can You Find the Right Fit for Your Team?

How to understand and evaluate people to ensure the future of your organization. Episode #67 By Ron Price These days, hiring and keeping talent is a never-ending conversation. With rapidly changing workplace standards and expectations from employees, finding the right people—and keeping the right people, in the right positions—is crucial to... read more
 

Top 5 Traits of Successful Innovators

Dr. Evans Baiya, AllBusiness.com, July 2021 Steve Jobs once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” He was certainly referring to leading in terms of industry: if your company is innovating, it will generally lead the pack. But I think he was also referencing positional titles in the workplace. If you are a leader,... read more
 

Greatness Starts with Optimism

By Mindy Bortness To me, being optimistic is all about energy. When I approach a new situation with optimism, I’m bringing a lighter, more open energy into the interaction. This intention then becomes the focus. Despite what energy exists prior, or any somber facts that lead up to a current difficult situation, the infusion of optimism is... read more
 

Help Your Employees Unleash Creativity

By Dr. Evans Biaya Creativity is the cornerstone of innovation. As a leader, you want to foster imaginative thinking in your employees. The good news is that everybody has imagination. It follows that everybody is capable of coming up with ideas. Whether bad, good, or great, employees bring ideas with them to work every day. So, what’s the... read more
 

Is the Client Really Always Right?

By Dr. Lisa Aldisert The adage “the client is always right” does not carry the heft that it used to…but it still bears the same kind of angst when deciding how to handle delicate or difficult situations involving our employees. I’ve had clients who are militantly defensive of their clients, even if it’s to the detriment of a solid performing... read more
 

5 Steps to Build a Culture of Ideation

By Dr. Evans Baiya You could be missing out on $1,237 per employee in untapped ideas. No, really! According to a 2019 study by IdeaScale, each employee has on average $1,237 worth in unused ideas. A separate study also showed that employees come to work with an average of 8 to 10 new ideas every day that could help their work. This... read more
 

Allow Your Wild & Wonderful Wants to Bloom

A Method to Uncover What You Want By Jalene Case What do you want? This question is simple on the surface but the answers to it can sculpt your life, define your goals, and bring a myriad of emotions from frustration to fulfillment. By declaring what you want, you’re also deciding what you don’t want, and drawing a blueprint from which to... read more
 

Two Ways to Increase Self-Awareness

By Ron Price I’ve worked with so many leaders over the years that when we talk about self-awareness, I’ve heard it again and again: I don’t really know who I am. I don’t know why I am where I’m at, or how I got here. We have to retrace what caused their decisions about what they studied in school, what their first job was, what roles they... read more
 

6 Steps to Reinvent Your Future

By Dr. Evans Baiya If there was ever a time to contemplate a reinvention, it’s now. The last year and a half has been challenging for a variety of reasons, and we’ve all collectively experienced it—although in different ways. If you want your future to be different, reinvention is the answer. If you want to find solutions to many of the issues... read more
 

The New Pandemic

Ron Price, HR.com, May 2021 Eight out of 10 American adults have it—you’ve probably caught it. It’s costing you in more ways than you know. In fact, it is estimated to be costing employers an average of $13,400 per employee per year. What is it? Covid-19 Stress! The American Psychological Association reports that the mental health... read more