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Dancing Down the Mountain: A Lesson in Change Management

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By Lori McNeill

I recently took a trip to the mountains of Austria. My destination was a beautiful ski resort and my goal was to learn how to ski. In order to accomplish this goal, I enlisted the help of a talented ski instructor named Florian. What I eventually came to realize was the lessons I learned that week applied directly to change management.

It's Time To Innovate

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Featuring Ron Price and Dr. Evans Baiya, InTrust, Winter 2020

It's a new year, which often signals it's time for a new start - time to put into play some of those ides percolation around your brain. But many a business owner often feels too overwhelmed with the daily task of keeping everything running to think about how to change things up. Many don't know where to start.

Trying Easy Rather Than Hard

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By Jalene Case

From playing a sport to working a job, the phrase “trying hard” implies that we’re attempting to perform at our very best, pushing ourselves harder to go beyond our limits. Why? I believe it’s because we want to be successful on our own terms.

We receive accolades for trying hard: “She’s a hard worker.” “He’s trying hard to be the best leader he can be.” Yay for us! Most of the time. The problem comes when trying imperceptibly slips from positive to negative.

Why “Culture Starts at the Top” Is Not Enough

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By Holly Mitchell & Jaime Lisk

You have likely heard the phrase, “Culture starts at the top.” While there is certainly merit to this statement, it’s not the full story. Organizational culture is shaped by shared patterns of values and behaviors that define the social and psychological environment within a group. You see “culture” everywhere—within your family, friends, fitness studio, department, and certainly in your company overall. The first step is acknowledging the culture. Then you must decide: Is this our desired culture or is there work to be done?

CareerCast Featuring Ron Price

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Ron Price was recently featured on the CareerCast podcast.

In this CareerCast, Ron shares lessons learned from his decades of leadership experience, character driven perspective, and insights from across the world.

Three Questions to Sharpen Your Vision

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By Dr. Jeremy Graves

Vision. Even the word can seem overwhelming to some. What is our vision? How will I know if my vision is in alignment with my organizational needs? How do I ensure clarity throughout my organization around vision? Do those within my organization even understand the vision? These are the types of questions that keep many leaders awake at night.

What do you REALLY want?

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The ONE Thing That Can Change Everything…

By Patrick Ensign

What do you want most for your business, your family...and you? How do all of these wants align with the actual work you do and the decisions you are making for your company?

Asking yourself these questions is the first step to gaining clarity. When you have clarity about what you are working towards, you are able to both prioritize and naturally align with those life/business practices that are effective in achieving your goal.

The Complete Guide on How to Receive Feedback

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Receiving critical feedback is one of the most difficult aspects of leadership.

For years, I’ve been working to become a better receiver of feedback. Even after hundreds of tough conversations, I still cringe when someone starts sharing a tough message with me.

My heart rate still races. My first impulse is still to defend myself.

I’m convinced that receiving feedback will never be easy, but — with effort — I’ve found that it can become much easier.

Looking Back on 15 Years of Price Associates

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This year Price Associates celebrated 15 years of serving customers and helping leaders grow and change their worlds. Founded by Ron Price in 2004, the company has grown and evolved as seasoned advisors joined the team—and brought their expertise to clients.

We sat down with Ron to talk about the early years and some of his favorite memories.

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