Complete Leader Podcasts

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
 

Flipping the Tables

Today Ron Price flips the tables on our host Dale Dixon, and we learn more about our favorite host. Dale is a former news broadcaster turned author (Sweating Bullets), communications coach, and the Chief Innovation Officer for the Better Business Bureau. We learn about the birth of the BBB, and its role in business today as a facilitator between... read more
 

Use Conflict to Build Relationships

Our guest today is Rodger Price, owner of Leading by Design. Rodger is an executive coach and facilitator for The Complete Leader program. Today we talk about conflict, and Rodger shares how to turn conflict into a way to build and improve relationships. He gives his method for leaning into conflict, understanding the root cause, and ultimately... read more
 

The Complete Leader Goes to School

Today our guest is Dr. Tom Sechrest, Director of the Masters Program in Leadership and Change at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. Dr. Sechrest talks about business ethnics in Asian countries, the business ecosystem in Austin, and the importance of flexibility in teaching. He also outlines his process for designing the new masters... read more
 

New Years Resolutions & Leadership

Our guest today is Ron Price, an international business advisor, executive coach, speaker and author. Ron is the President of Price Associates, a global leadership firm. Ron has worked in 15 countries and served at almost every level of executive management over the past 35 years. Today he gives us some statistics on resolutions, why we make them... read more