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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
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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.
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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.
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
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.
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