Complete Leader Articles

4 Ways to Deepen Goal Setting

By Sunnie Stobbe At the beginning of every year, most people make New Year’s Resolutions. Many of us set grandiose and often unattainable goals that are difficult to achieve. Here are some strategies to deepen your goal setting for 2019. Start with the end in mind. Visualize where you want to be in three months, six months, and a year.... read more
 

Unconscious Bias: How to be Part of the Solution

Guest Post By Stacy Ennis And Ron Price Recently, Ron Price and I published a leadership fable, Growing Influence: A story of how to lead with character, expertise, and impact. Along with teaching leadership principles, the story tackles gender discrimination in the workplace. The main character, Emily, meets and befriends an... read more
 

Can I Be a True Leader?

Avoiding Judgments as an Introvert Leader By Dr. Francis Eberle This past year three coaching clients taught me to remember that this is a complex question.  All of them were already in substantial leadership roles but were questioning whether others perceived them to be leaders, including their supervisors. For me there was no... read more
 

Are You Meeting the Needs of Your Team?

By Whit Mitchell When you think back on your life, can you pinpoint what helped shape who you are today? Perhaps it was a person—someone who saw greatness inside of you and helped you discover your worth. Maybe it was a profound experience—something that helped you discover the value of life and those around you. For 11 young athletes back in... read more
 

Three Steps to Personal Goal Setting for Leaders

By Ron Price Most leaders have completed their organizational plans for next year, communicated with specificity and enthusiasm to their employees, and appropriated the necessary resources to lay the groundwork for a successful year. However, I tend to find in my work that few have applied this same discipline to creating and implementing... read more
 

5 Ways Vulnerability Can Be An Asset

By Dave Clark, I did something very out of character for me one day last week. In fact, it was something I don’t think I’ve ever done in a 30+ year career in the workforce - I admitted to my manager that I simply just didn’t have it that day. My mental gas tank had gone dry.  A confluence of internal and external pressures created a... read more
 

The Power of DISC Language

Improving Communication During High-stress Situations and Making Performance Evaluations More Meaningful Debbie Cronin is an administrative manager responsible for directing a busy 30-person department at St. Peter’s Health, where she works with a diverse team of professionals from a variety of practices. When Debbie is on the floor, she... read more
 

Restraint - The Key to Improving Emotional Intelligence

By Dave Clark, You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing things with logic. True power is restraint. If words control you, that means everyone else can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass. - Warren Buffett. I saw this quote scrolling... read more
 

Acres of Diamonds at Work

By Ron Price There is an old story about a fellow in the ancient world, who upon learning about diamonds, sold his successful farm and spent his fortune traveling the world in search of the gems. Several years after he died, having never found the diamonds he sought, others discovered the largest diamond mine ever found—on the farm he had sold... read more