Complete Leader Podcasts

Coaching & Developing Others

Our guest is Whit Mitchell, who is an executive coach and team builder with Price Associates. Whit is also a professional speaker and the author of Working In Sync. Whit talks about the different types of coaching, and what works best depending on the person and the situation. Why coaches should help their people get better at what they are... read more
 

Set a Goal and Achieve It

Our guest today is Mindy Bortness, owner of Communication Works Inc., which has been called the eHarmony for jobs. Mindy's specialty is helping clients reduce turnover by as much as 40%. Today Mindy talks with us about the importance of goal setting, the process she uses, why goals can (and should) change. She shares stories of her own goal... read more
 

I Can't Hear What You're Saying Because Your Actions Speak Too Loud

Our guest is Rodger Price, who is an executive coach and owner of Leading by Design. Today Rodger talks to us about effective communication. He tells us why communication is an issue in most companies, and why effective communication is hard, despite the fact that most people think they're doing it well. He gives us tips for improving... read more
 

The Core Competency of Creativity

Our guest today is Courtney Feider, who is an executive coach, a pioneer in the field of creative disruption, and a faculty member for TCL. Courtney talks today about the power of comfortable creative environments and the results of a creative exercise with HP. She expands on the ROI of creativity, putting creativity on the business agenda, and... read more
 

Gender Partnership in Business: The Game Changer

Our guest today is Chris Steely, who is a global business advisor, an NCAA national rowing champion, U.S. Marine Corps Officer, and author. Today Chris talks about the importance of gender balance in leadership. He gives us some statistics showing that companies with both men and women in executive positions perform better than those with only men... read more
 

It's All About Teamwork

Our guest is Whit Mitchell, who is an executive coach and team dynamics specialist with Price Associates. Whit is a facilitator for The Complete Leader, a speaker, and the author of Working In Sync. Whit talks about his early career as a rowing coach, and his views on teamwork based on a pivotal sports moment in his young life. He spells out the... read more
 

Talent Development is Not Magic

Our guest today is Paco Ortiz, who is the Senior VP and General Manager for Zoetis in Brazil and Latin America. Paco talks about his early career in bullfighting, and his transition from veterinary medicine to international business. We discuss the successful talent development program he started 11 years ago at Zoetis, and how he identifies... read more
 

The Art of Resiliency

Today our guest is Mindy Bortness, who is a TCL Faculty Member and President of Communication Works. She is a leadership advisor who helps companies streamline and improve their employee selection. Mindy shares her own story of personal career resiliency, and different ways to get to a result by approaching a situation with resiliency. Mindy gives... read more
 

I Had No Clue I Was Doing That

Our guest is Rodger Price, executive coach, leadership advisor, and owner of Leading by Design. Rodger believes that giving feedback is the most important action a leader can take. He talks about the importance of being open to feedback, the value of a 360-degree evaluation, and why self-awareness begins with others. He gives us tips for offering... read more
 

What Are You Compromising?

Our guest is Chris Steely, Founder and Managing Director of GPS Business Group. Chris is a highly decorated Marine Corps logistics officer, and a national collegiate rowing champion, gold medalist and coach. Chris talks about compromise in business, why it is continuous, and how to use compromise to your advantage. He defines "appropriate... read more