Complete Leader Articles

The Power Of A Resilient Mindset

By Dr. Jeremy Graves, We are all facing times of uncertainty, no one is immune no matter how big or small your organization is. Many are facing some of the toughest decisions they have ever had to make. Things like furloughing beloved employees, laying off loyal team members, and downsizing organizations, all while thinking strategically about... read more
 

Freeing Our Work Spirit

By Jalene Case, Our poor work spirits have taken quite a hit during this pandemic. By “work spirit” I mean the part of us that loves the work we’ve chosen to do and relishes the rewards we receive for doing it well. I’ve talked with people who are still working in their jobs, people who have laid off all their employees but are still working,... read more
 

The Difference

By Dr. Jeremy Graves, If you would have told me in January that a large percentage of the population would be working from home, I would have never believed it. I have been watching the rise of the remote workforce and even have had the opportunity to work with teams and leaders in creating a remote environment. However, I think it’s important... read more
 

How to Know When it’s Time to Change Course

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Dr. Evans Baiya, Fast Company, May 2020 What happens when you run an experiment and the outcome is not what you had planned? One of the traps of experimentation is expecting the testing to validate your thinking. It is natural to want the experiment to say yes—even to think that if it doesn’t confirm your idea, it is a failure. Read more.
 

How Leaders Can Help Their Remote Workers

By Dr. Francis Eberle What can we do when it feels like inertia is holding us back? These days, I have noticed during recent video calls that some of the people who are normally high energy seem to have much less energy. Staying motivated when working remotely involves more than just setting up a work area and logging into a video call. The... read more
 

From An Inventor to Becoming a Master Innovator

By Evans Baiya, PhD & Ron Price  Being an inventor is a great achievement. After all, you are the one who comes up with the ideas, or a new discovery. From incandescent light bulbs to the internet of things (IoT), inventors have made untold numbers of improvements to our lives. We have been privileged to work with many people who are... read more
 

The Elephant in the Room

Two Activities for Working Remotely By Trish Candler For those normally working in an office setting, you may be working remotely, somewhere other than a designated office building setting. Your remote location may be full of different people these days. Perhaps it’s one or many children in your “new office” or maybe a partner, or perhaps... read more
 

Using ‘sheltering in place’ as an opportunity for growth

Ron Price, Idaho Business Review, April 2020 I have been traveling as an integral part of my career as a business consultant over the last 30 years, working in 15 countries as well as all 50 of the United States. In 2019, I decided it was time to slow down the amount of travel I did for business, largely because of my advancing age and in... read more
 

Befriending Measurements

By Jalene Case I recently had a meeting with a colleague during which I was vigorously sharing my detailed analysis of 2019 and a clear plan for 2020. My colleague paused, starring at one number and said, “Wait. Did you say all of this is income going away?” I flippantly said, “Yes, but look at what I have planned!” Suddenly I saw that even... read more
 

Is Your Bias Showing?

How to spot and change unconscious bias in the workplace By Ron Price and Stacy Ennis Unconscious bias matters. Greatly. Not just for the people on the receiving end of bias, but also for the leaders, teams and companies who are missing out on a team that is diversified through age, race, gender and other factors. Where is the diversity... read more