Complete Leader Podcasts

How to Relate to All Kinds of People

This week host Dale Dixon and executive advisor Ron Price talk about Interpersonal Skills, and why building relationships is key for leaders. Ron talks about systems to build interpersonal skills, and why this is a competency that can be learned and improved. He discusses the differences between introverts, ambiverts and extroverts when it come... read more
 

Negotiation: Facilitating Agreements Between Two or More Parties

Host Dale Dixon and executive coach Ron Price talk about Negotiation this week, and how this elusive and often complicated skill is truly the basis for ongoing relationships. Ron defines and gives examples of the four types of negation, and he dives deep into the steps of The Harvard Negotiation Project. He talks about how negotiation can lead to... read more
 

Persuasion: How Leaders Can Inspire Commitment in Their Teams

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price talk today about the skill of Persuasion--the positive and negative responses it can elicit, and what it really means for a leader to master persuasion. Ron explains the three components that make someone an effective persuader, and gives steps to improve these components, as well as questions to ask... read more
 

Write to the Point

This week host Dale Dixon and leadership advisor Ron Price talk about the evolution of written communication as technology advances, and why these skills are more important for leaders now than ever before. Ron talks about the impression that a leader's writing gives, why leaders should pay attention to their audience, and how the technical aspect... read more
 

Leading with Finesse & Thoughtfulness

In this week's episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author and leadership advisor Ron Price discuss Diplomacy and Tact. Ron introduces the three different ways of thinking about this leadership skill, and talks about why some people find it easy yet others have to work at it. He also gives tips to identify if your current role calls for Diplomacy and... read more
 

Honing Presenting Skills

Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader co-author Ron Price discuss the importance of presenting skills for a leader. They talk about why the digital era has helped people get more exposure to speaking, and in turn become more comfortable with their own unique presenting styles. And Dale, who is a speaking coach, gives a series of tips for... read more
 

The Not-so-soft Side of Empathy

Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price talk about the often-misunderstood skill of Empathy, and why it has been identified as one of the most important skills for leaders in the 21st Century. Ron defines Empathy, gives leaders tips to develop the skill, and tells us why Empathy is a core building block for many skills that... read more
 

Can You Find the Right Fit for Your Team?

Today host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price talk about Understanding & Evaluating Others. They tell us why leaders often rely on a sixth sense when it comes to hiring, but why research shows that is ineffective. Ron talks about merging neuroscience and psychology assessment tools to understand people's natural traits, and... read more
 

Getting Back on the Horse

Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price talk today about Resiliency, and its value for leaders. They discuss whether Resiliency is a skill or a trait, how and how leaders can model Resiliency to their teams. Ron also lists the three emotions that add to Resiliency, and the four emotions that steal from it. He gives tips for... read more
 

Goal Achievement

Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price discuss the fundamental leadership competency of Goal Achievement. Ron reports that Goal Achievement doesn't come naturally to most leaders, but that it is a skill that can be worked on and improved. He gives tips to set quality goals and questions to ask yourself during the process. He also... read more