What We Do

We help companies solve challenges and develop new ways of thinking.


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People

Developing and attracting stellar employees.

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Innovation

Discovering and developing your next big idea.

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Culture

Transforming company culture for optimal results.

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Leadership

Building high-performing leaders and cohesive teams.

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Who We Are

We are a team of advisors helping companies navigate challenges in culture, people, innovation and leadership. Our clients value our high-touch, personalized service and the diversity of our associates—who each have a career’s-worth of expertise in their respective sectors.

Many consulting firms emphasize one side of the equation or the other—profit or people. Price Associates seeks a complete approach in our work with individuals, teams and organizations.

We help companies grow and change their worlds by serving the whole organization, beginning with leaders.

I have developed many teams in my career, working with various coaches and development tools. I would recommend The Complete Leader to any team looking to gain self-awareness. You will develop tools and insights that will remain valuable through your career and even into your personal life.”

—Errik Anderson, Compass Therapeutics

Get The Innovator's Advantage

The Innovator’s Advantage has transformed the innovation continuum, outlining the six stages of the process and giving algorithms to predict success. It brings together two essential components—an outlined framework and the science of skills and talent assessments—and shows you how to apply them.

Whether you are an aspiring innovator, an early-stage entrepreneur, an executive, an investor, a leader of an incubator, or an innovation consultant, this book offers you a sure-footed path for starting, developing, and achieving sustainable innovation outcomes.

 

What We’re Thinking


The Necessity of Managing Oneself April 24, 2018 Posted in: Andy Johnson, Video

Self-management is the ability to prioritize goals and decide what must be done. In this short video, Andy Johnson points out that leaders don’t typically have someone managing them, so they have to manage themselves. It’s not an optional competency.

Be Aware of Premature Judgement in Innovation April 20, 2018 Posted in: Blog, Evans Baiya PhD, Ron Price

by Dr. Evans Baiya and Ron Price

Every idea has potential, so if right now you have a single idea, that is a start. In many cases, the full potential of an idea is not evident and may not be fund in the original problem it was intended to solve. This means you cannot put restrictions on the ideas; understand and acknowledge each idea and its potential without limiting its application.

A common mistake that kills potentially great innovations is the abandonment of ideas or projects if the desired outcomes are not met the first time after implementation. In other cases, innovative ideas are prematurely judged to be abandoned based on past experiences. Past experiences do not always guarantee current or future failures since the times, circumstances, team compositions, market conditions, etc., keep changing. Read More

Diving Into Solving Wicked Messes (Problem Solving Series, Ep. 3) April 19, 2018 Posted in: Dale Dixon, Ron Price

Today host Dale Dixon and executive advisor Ron Price continue their discussion of problem solving by diving straight into wicked messes. Ron shares how to recognize a wicked mess, and mistakes people make when they are trying to solve complex problems. He gives tips for starting to address a non-linear problems and how you can use the skills of negotiation and creativity to solve a complex problem.

Why Communication is the Key to All Successful Business Interaction April 13, 2018 Posted in: Blog

Communication is the key to all successful business interaction. And, it’s not always everyone’s strong suit. Sometimes a leader may identify their communication shortfalls while other times they may not even be aware these shortfalls exist. Identifying, then improving communication can improve the overall productivity within an organization.

Houston, We Have A Problem

Three business partners that owned a physical therapy company were having a hard time communicating with each other since Tyler made the challenging transition from worker to partner. For many reasons and on many levels, communication was one of the biggest obstacles they faced as partners. And it was starting to become a real disruptor for their business. Read More