Complete Leader Podcasts

Recruiting to Your Culture

Today our guest is Skip Hall, who is a recruiting specialist, senior executive coach and speaker. Skip spent his career as a college football coach and translates lessons from the field into business lessons for his clients. Skip gives us the key to identifying your culture, hiring to fit that culture, and why recruiting should be more about... read more
 

When It Comes to Hiring, Assess Don’t Guess

Today we talk with Mindy Bortness, who is a leadership advisor, hiring guru, and the CEO of Communication Works. Mindy has been called The Turnover Doctor and her work referred to as eHarmony for Jobs. Today she shares the history of assessments in workplace, and why they have become such mainstream practice with companies of all sizes. Mindy... read more
 

Healthy Teams Finish First—The 5 Dimensions of Team Health

This week our guest is Andy Johnson, who is an executive coach and team health specialist with Price Associates, a speaker, and the author of several books, including Pushing Back Entropy: Moving Teams from Conflict to Health. Andy tells us about his life-changing work with teams, and the revolution that is occurring around emotional intelligence... read more
 

Creativity and the Bottom Line—The Profit Motive

This week we talk with Courtney Feider, who is a creative disruption strategist, speaker and leadership adviser with Price Associates. Courtney tells us how creativity can help companies grow, and why creativity should be supported from the top down. She shares three ways leaders can help employees be more creative and which employees should... read more
 

Survive, Adapt, Thrive—Skills Needed for Company Growth and Sustainability

Our guest this week is Steve Camkin, adventurer and Founder of Three Peaks Consulting. Through colorful stories of mountaineering and outdoor adventure, Steve shares his tips for creating greater adaptability and agility, building a systems approach, and encouraging continuous learning in your company. He explains why agile companies grow faster... read more
 

The Value of Making Happiness a Priority at Work

This week we chat with Valerie Alexander, who is a corporate trainer, keynote speaker and author of several books. Valerie’s colorful career path—as a former securities lawyer, investment banker and screenwriter—gives her a unique approach to company culture. Valerie talks to us about the cost of unhappy employees, the biggest cause of workplace... read more
 

Write Well: How Your Written Word Makes an Impression

This week we talk with Dr. David Pate, President & CEO of St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Pate discusses the importance of clarity in writing, especially as a leader. He makes the case that poor writing demonstrates a general lack of care, which can be hazardous when people are forming opinions in your absence. Dr. Pate shares... read more
 

A Roadmap for Customer Focus

This week we talk with Greg Mayes, financial advisor and owner of Mayes Financial, about his special brand of customer focus. Greg has formed his business around building customer relationships, and he shares his three tips for creating customer focus within your own company. He discusses the importance of being genuine and making decisions in... read more
 

Self-Awareness—The Number One Leadership Competency

Today we talk with Ron Price, executive advisor, speaker, author and CEO of Price Associates about the power of self-awareness. Ron tells us why self-awareness is the most important leadership skill, and gives some practical ways to develop self-awareness. He discusses why self-awareness can sometimes be challenging, but how great leaders must... read more
 

Crisis Preparation for Family Business

Today our guest is Brent Patmos, CEO of Perpetual Development. Brent talks with us about the challenges that family businesses face, and why incoming leaders often have to be responsible for developing themselves. Brent shares the traits that separate thriving companies, as well as the four components needed to prepare for crisis in family... read more