Complete Leader Articles

How To Be Taken Seriously As A Young Leader

By Justin Foster, Fast Company, July 2015 Young leaders (35 and under) possess self-confidence, drive, and creative thinking. Yet they often struggle with how to present themselves as leaders when working with leaders from older generations. Regardless of age, it’s important to cultivate what I call your Leadership Brand. It is a blend of self-... read more

Introverted Leaders and Conflict Resolution

Interview with Andy Johnson, wsRadio, July 2015 On this edition of The Doug Noll Show, we have with us Andy Johnson. Andy Johnson is an executive coach and team health specialist with Price Associates. He specializes in working with yin leaders and with teams in preventing, resolving conflict and moving toward health. Andy is the author of 3... read more

4 Strategies For Clearly Communicating Expectations

By Steve Morris, Fast Company, June 2015 We once worked with Jack, a new leader who was having trouble getting his small team of programmers to deliver computer code on time and at the quality he expected. Each Monday he assigned work verbally during brief phone meetings with his remotely located engineers. During one meeting he said: "We’ll... read more

Leading is Branding

The following post was written by Karli Enriquez, summer marketing intern from St Edwards University in Austin, Texas, for Justin Foster Inevitably, there are countless elements that go into creating and executing an effective brand. Some are very easily recognized and understood, but others, not so much. One element easily overlooked as a tool... read more

The Business of Being Authentic

Rodger Price
With his engineering background, Rodger Price is most in his element when he’s planning and designing development systems for his clients. His analytical mind and specifically tailored programs, combined with his background in corporate talent management, give him a unique perspective for developing leaders and teams. We sat down with Rodger, who... read more

Heidrick & Struggles on the changing nature of leadership

Tracy Wolstencroft, CEO of the global executive-search firm, explains the importance of authentic leadership, listening, and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. “Those who adapt best are the ones who thrive.”  - Tracy Wolstencroft, McKinsey & Company

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