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TCL Video Series: Conceptual Thinking with Andy Johnson

Conceptual thinkers have an astute understanding of why something is being done. They can think at an abstract level and easily apply their insights to the situation. In this 2-minute video, faculty member Andy Johnson discusses this critical competency for leaders. As an expert on introverted leaders, Andy also shares his thoughts on introverts as natural conceptual thinkers. 

TCL Video Series: Creativity with Justin Foster

Tomorrow’s leaders will find that the pace of change makes the life span of a creative idea shorter, and fresh concepts will be continually needed to stay competitive. In this short video, Brand Strategist and The Complete Leader faculty member Justin Foster will share his thoughts on fostering a culture of creativity and how to develop it within yourself and your organization.

Watch this 4-minute video to hear how you can foster creativity in yourself and your organization.

Time is Money: The Value of Taking Time for Yourself

Time is currency, especially for leaders. This constant transaction creates heightened pressure to perform. Leaders find themselves with more responsibility and less time, and once you've maxed out productivity, systems can start to break down. Something has got to give, and usually the first things to go are those activities that relate to personal health. 

Defining Moments in Leadership—Dan Price’s Minimum Wage Announcement

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Dan Price

By now you have probably seen some of the media coverage that followed my son Dan Price’s decision to realign the compensation practices at his company, Gravity Payments, and the unexpected response it has received around the world.  It has been impossible to track all of the media outlets that have broadcast or published his story this past week.

Look Carefully, Dig Deeper, Connect the Dots

Ranjit Nair

Fixing Talent Management Blind Spots

By Ranjit Nair, Ph.D
Sr. Strategist/Talent, Leadership & Organizational Development

Let’s get real: a talent strategy isn’t about musical chairs and who sits in what seat and when. It’s about building an authentic culture around people—all people—honoring them and enabling them to unleash the best they have.  Given the opportunity, everybody brings something to the table.

Creative Thinking: Innovation's Starting Point

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creative thinkingCreativity in leadership is an often-underused competency. But even if you’re not operating in a traditionally “creative” industry, the benefits of innovation in any sector can’t be ignored. The truth is that creativity in business takes many forms—from the development of new or improved processes, to innovation in products and services, to general problem solving. 

The Complete Leader: The Benefits of Executive Coaching at a Fraction of the Cost

By Nichole MacDowell: An interview with Ron Price, co-author of The Complete Leader

The Complete Leader (TCL) program is unlike traditional leadership programs in its approach to developing the whole leader, not just a set of soft skills. But program creator Ron Price is most proud of the fact that when the program ends, participants make a plan to continue the momentum that the program has created. 

$100K savings for TCL program participant

Superior Farms has been an employee-owned company through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan for years, and recently engaged in new efforts to continue to enhance its culture of true ownership and teamwork. To facilitate and support this transition, Superior Farms turned to The Complete Leader (TCL) program. The TCL faculty has been working with the Superior Farms leadership team for a year, and the company has already seen significant gains, both monetarily and with its employees. 

The Complete Leader Sees Early Success

An interview with Ron Price

When Ron Price and Randy Lisk started work on The Complete Leader, they didn’t fully anticipate the capacity of the project and what it would become. They didn’t expect that it would take three years to compile, that it would be translated into three languages within the first year, or that it would eventually inspire a successful holistic leadership program of the same name. Their intention was simply to share the insight they had gained in their combined 35 years of leadership coaching. 

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