self management

131. Conquering Overcommitment

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This week, Host Dale Dixon and TCL Founder Ron Price discuss conquering overcommitment. Ron gives us a list of 11 causes of overcommitment and discusses the cost of committing to too much. He breaks down the six stages he uses to combat overcommitment.

Conquering Overcommitment

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This week, Host Dale Dixon and TCL Founder Ron Price discuss conquering overcommitment. Ron gives us a list of 11 causes of overcommitment and discusses the cost of committing to too much. He breaks down the six stages he uses to combat overcommitment.

Can We Learn to Be Resilient?

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A conversation with Ron Price

We are all living through a time of significant turmoil when resiliency is difficult to come by.

Even when not in unprecedented times, part of being a leader is facing obstacles and creating change to keep moving forward. Resiliency is simply how you handle those challenges—but it can be the deciding factor on whether or not you fail as a leader.

Leading Yourself: Managing Your Emotions

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Leading yourself emotionally begins with self-awareness. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author and advisor Ron Price discuss the role of emotions in leadership, unpacking the four primary emotions and exercises to grow awareness over time, including how to transition from stoicism to experiencing emotions. Ron talks about the positive and negative emotions that can put you at risk, the space between stimulus and response, and how to use emotions to help you do greater things.

Leading Yourself: Managing Your Time

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A critical aspect of Leading Yourself is managing your time, starting with the first minutes of each day. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author Ron Price discuss the stages of leadership and the skills to focus on at each stage. Whether early in your career, in middle management or in a senior leadership role, managing your time and priorities is a key skill. Ron shares his morning routine, task management system ideas, the set up that he reviews daily and weekly, how he built his morning routine, and how to start your own.

Blind Spots? Not Me!

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By Ron Price

Do you have someone in your life who drives you crazy? At least, some of the time? I suspect we all do. Quite often, the thing that frustrates us is that we see something they don’t see. We recognize their behavior as being overly self-serving, egotistical, or even self-limiting. We may feel they shirk responsibility, carry an attitude of entitlement, or complain about others without realizing their own weaknesses.

It doesn’t seem to matter whether it is in our family, our businesses, or our social circles; we all have some folks who get us agitated.

6 Steps to Deal with a Challenging Boss

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By Jaime Lisk

We’ve all experienced tough work environments. Whether it’s a crushing workload, impossible deadlines, conflicts with coworkers, or a manager who isn’t making anything easy, there are plenty of solutions through it. But if you’re dealing with the latter, which, let’s face it, is often the cause of many of the former, take heart: there are simple actions you can take to regain your control and “manage up.”

Here are a few tips to help if you’re experiencing a difficult work environment caused by a manager:

Growing Our Circle of Control

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By Ron Price

“We can choose our thoughts, attitudes and actions, but we cannot choose the consequences of our thoughts, attitudes and actions, because whatever we sow will be multiplied back to us.” Price Family Proverb

In a time of turmoil and uncertainty, it makes a big difference what we focus on. We can fill our days and minds with fear, frustration, anger, worry and anxiety. There is certainly tremendous opportunity to focus on this in the current environment. There is much wrong in the world and plenty of people who want to tell us about it.

New Normal, New Me, New Us: Four Fundamental Questions

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By Hasan Tahsin Güngör

When we talk about developing something in the world of business, we usually mean making a person, a product, a team or an institution better—more “preferable” than it is currently. The key word is “preferred.” Why should I want to be better at work? The answer is very simple: to be preferred.

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