Complete Leader Podcasts

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
 

Flexibility in Leadership

Our host, Dale Dixon, and TCL co-author and program founder, Ron Price talk today about the importance of Flexibility as a leader. They discuss the difference between natural flexibility and the learned competency, the areas of business where you must incorporate flexibility in order to succeed, and tips on how to develop the skill of flexibility... read more
 

Aspirational vs Desperational Leadership

Today Ron Price, co-author of The Complete Leader, talks with host Dale Dixon about the two types of leadership: aspirational and desperational. He defines both types, and talks about the importance of focusing on "becoming" rather than focusing on "fixing." Ron gives tips on discovering your natural leadership strengths, and ways to continue to... read more
 

Personal Accountability Is Where a Leader Starts the Journey

Dale and Ron talk today about Personal Accountability, which is a leader's capacity to be responsible for his or her personal actions. Ron Price, co-author of The Complete Leader, leads us through the facets of Personal Accountability, and gives us tips for how to build this characteristic in practical ways and make it a way of life. He talks... read more
 

Getting Even Better at a Challenging Skill: Self Management (Part 2)

Dale Dixon and Ron Price continue their conversation about Self-Management. They talk about the two components of self-management: demonstrating self control and the ability to manage time and priorities. Ron gives several tools to help you and your team prioritize what is important on a daily, weekly, quarterly and annual basis. He talks about... read more
 

One of the Most Difficult Skills: Self-Management (Part 1)

Today we talk with Ron Price, business advisor, speaker and coauthor of The Complete Leader. Ron talks about the four dimensions of self-management, and the power (and vulnerability) in being able to understand yourself. He gives tips for developing optimal self-control, and how learning this skill takes time and practice.