Complete Leader Articles

Your Biggest Leadership Gap is Your Operating System

By Andy Johnson What’s the biggest gap or deficit in your leadership of others? Your understanding of this question will directly connect to your attempted solutions to the problem. If you had to guess today, what do you think your biggest gap is related to? More importantly, how do you think closing your biggest leadership gap would affect... read more

The Complete Leader Releases Spanish Translation and Certifies Spanish-Speaking Facilitators

Price Associates has certified eight new Spanish-speaking facilitators for its comprehensive leadership development program, The Complete Leader. This move expands the availability of the program to Chile, Dominican, Mexico and Spain—as well as Spanish-speaking leaders in the U.S. As part of this expansion, The Complete Leader book has also been... read more

5 Ways to Move Forward After a Setback

By Dave Clark Moving forward after a setback, especially an emotional one, can be quite a challenge. When we encounter a major life situation, we can be stripped of our energy and we need to regroup. What tools can we use to help us regroup? How can we be sure that we take that situation, learn from it, and become better because of it? How... read more

Diversity Is a Competitive Differentiator

By Dr. Francis Eberle Several years ago, as a CEO, I hired a talented and experienced professional woman for an executive position who also happened to represent a minority group. That in of itself is not worthy writing about, and should be unremarkable. What happened next was. She was often questioned about what she was doing. I was... read more

10 Things Effective Leaders Do to Encourage Innovation

By Dr. Evans Baiya,, December 2017 When I work with companies on innovation projects, whether it’s industry-changing new products and services or smaller-scale ideas to streamline internal processes, I often see leaders and their teams struggling to freely ideate and really dive into the brainstorm process. When they do finally get... read more

How Childhood Lessons Can Help You Face Change Without Fear

By Courtney Feider,, December 2017 Just when change and disruption are at epic levels, everyone is afraid and disengaging. According to Gallup's new State of the American Workplace report (registration required), in a pool of 100 million full-time employees, 51% of Americans feel no real connection to their jobs or satisfaction as... read more

Whitney’s Surprise Fund Helps, One Donation at a Time

When Whit Mitchell and Bill Cuff met while doing facilitative work with teams at Kodak over 23 years ago, neither knew that the chance encounter would lead to years of friendship and a partnership to fight social injustice and help those in need. At the time they met—and bonded over a shared sense of humor—Bill was working with a nonprofit that... read more

Ideas to Get Better at Persuasion

Want to improve your Persuasion skills? Check out this graphic for a variety of ideas that you can start implementing right away to improve your score.  

Creating a Two-Way Conversation

By Dr. Francis Eberle How many times have you left a meeting with a colleague feeling good about the outcome, only to find out later that they did not complete what you talked about? Weren’t they listening? My last experience with this was a few years ago. A colleague wanted to work on a new idea to present to the CEO. We discussed it, and... read more

The Heart of Leadership: Seeing Ourselves and Seeing Others

By Andy Johnson,, December 2017 Human beings are masters at seeing what they want to see. In every situation, we consistently extract information that confirms our existing opinions about ourselves and the world around us. We view the world in a way that is highly selective and inherently biased. Ideas that fit the script are noticed;... read more