Complete Leader Articles

Personal Accountability: The Double-edged Sword That Leaders Must Wield

By Ron Price The Complete Leader defines personal accountability as the capacity to be answerable for personal actions. Simple as the definition is, personal accountability can often be difficult to master due to the temptation to blame a circumstance on another person, defend poor choices and actions, deny the reality of a situation,... read more
 

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings Dr. Travis Bradbury, LinkedIn
 

Dan Price on Being Authentic and Providing Opportunities for Your Team

Dan Price, founder and CEO, Gravity Payments
At the beginning of April, Dan Price, founder and CEO of Gravity Payments in Seattle, announced that he was raising the minimum salary at his 120-person payment processing company to $70,000. Most of the money for these raises will come from cutting Dan’s salary from $1 million to $70,000 per year as well. The rest will come out of the $2.2... read more
 

Are You Getting Leadership Development Wrong?

When it comes to leadership development, organizations are operating in a completely different arena than they were even five years ago. Developing leaders into today's business climate has a unique set of challenges. The leadership drought and the leadership gap have created a substantial deficiency for both the quantity and quality of leadership... read more
 

Are You Getting Leadership Development Wrong?

When it comes to leadership development, organizations are operating in a completely different arena than they were even five years ago. Developing leaders into today’s business climate has a unique set of challenges. The leadership drought and the leadership gap have created a substantial deficiency for both the quantity and quality of leadership... read more
 

4 Ways You’re Getting it Wrong When It Comes to Leadership Development

By Ron Price, Strategy Magazine, May 2015 When it comes to leadership development, organizations are operating in a completely different arena than they were even five years ago. Developing leaders into today’s business climate has a unique set of challenges. The leadership drought—with Boomers turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 per day and a sheer... read more
 

Time is Money: The Value of Taking Time for Yourself

Time is currency, especially for leaders. This constant transaction creates heightened pressure to perform. Leaders find themselves with more responsibility and less time, and once you've maxed out productivity, systems can start to break down. Something has got to give, and usually the first things to go are those activities that relate to... read more
 

Isn't It Time to Rethink Time?

By Jay Steven Levin, The Complete Leader faculty "The trouble is... you think you have time!" - Unknown When time becomes the transactional measure of merit you'd think the more we have of it the more valuable we become - to others and ourselves. Not! Every day we hear self-important boasts declaring how busy we are, how little... read more
 

Using Talent Science for Competitive Advantage

By Ron Price, Training Magazine, May 2015 alent science has been around for nearly 10 decades: Starting in the 1920s, psychologists studied talent and began developing models of behavior and motivation. These assessments include tests you’ve probably heard of—Myers Briggs Type Indicator and DISC (behavioral styles based on dominance, influence... read more
 

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... read more