By Andy Johnson
This year we witnessed the second NBA championship in the last three years for the Golden State Warriors. In many ways, this is not surprising when simply looking at the current team roster. The team was already a who’s who of elite superstars. With the addition of Kevin Durant this season, many expected the outcome that is now franchise history, another championship. This was another instance of a so-called “dream team.” Would the Warriors, with their existing cast of superstars, be able to find room for and merge Durant into the flow? Read More
Price Associates has expanded the reach of its comprehensive leadership development program, The Complete Leader, into two new countries this year, certifying program facilitators and launching leadership cohorts in both Dublin, Ireland and Toronto, Canada.
This move comes in addition to its current programs running in cities across the U.S., and those beginning soon in Turkey, Brazil and South Africa. The company also certified 21 new program facilitators in 2017. Read More
Price Associates conducted its second Applied Axiology-TriMetrix HDTM Certification Course the week of August 28-September 1, 2017.
Business leaders and executive advisors from across the globe attended the 5-day training, completing over 40 hours of study, testing and certification work. Price Associates’ own Dr. Bobby Sanchez, Dr. Francis Eberle, and Lori NcNeill received certification during the course. Read More
We are excited to announce that Dr. Francis Eberle has recently joined the Price Associates team. Francis spent more than 25 years as an executive for non-profits and start-ups, and has been a key figure in statewide education policy. Today he works with leaders and teams to improve skills, solve complex problems, conduct research, grow finanacial and programmatic resources, and engage partners to work together toward common goals. Read More
By Ron Price, td.org, June 2017
Innovation is a tough dart to land for many companies. Most organizations see the value of innovation, whether it be internal innovation that revamps processes and systems, or external innovation that creates a new product or service. They might even succeed in rallying teams around the idea of innovation and getting people excited about the possibilities, only to fall short before hitting the bullseye. Read More
By Ryan Lisk, Success.com, February 2017
“I am the expert of my intention, but you are the expert of my impact.”
This popular leadership catch phrase is one of the reasons many leaders struggle today. How many times have you had a conversation with someone only to learn they interpreted your message differently than you intended? Or found they were hung up on one phrase or word, completely missing the point? Read More
By Courtney Feider, allBusiness.com, December 2016
These days hiring a Chief Creative Officer is all the rage. Many companies see the value of bringing brand management and direction in house, and having someone who is entrenched in company culture oversee creative direction. Read More
In this the final episode of the Customer Focus series, host Dale Dixon and executive advisor Ron Price talk about understanding your ideal customer. Ron unpacks the Drucker Five, his three tips for defining your ideal customer, and ideas to align your business model with your customer. He also tells us when it makes sense to say no to a customer.
Continuing their discussion of customer focus, host Dale Dixon and executive advisor Ron Price talk about customer perception, the noise that gets in the way of customer focus, and how customer connection can be a business differentiator. Ron discusses the Kano customer satisfaction model, and the three levels of customer focus. He tells us how personal touch is possible regardless of the number of customers a company has, and how to see the world through the customers’ eyes. He gives questions to understand the customer experience, and ideas to make customers your best brand ambassadors.
Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price discuss Customer Focus and why he classifies it as a leadership skill instead of a frontline skill. Ron defines the two types of customers, breaks down the SIPOC Model, and gives tips for enhancing customer focus every day. He also gives examples of industries that have used customer focus to enhance business, and one industry that is not excelling at customer focus. Join us next week for a continuation of our discussion on Customer Focus.
Host Dale Dixon and Business Advisor Ron Price dive into the leadership competency of Employee Development & Coaching. Ron tell us the four skills that a leader needs to excel at Developing & Coaching, why your should focus most of your time on strengths, and how you might be limiting your employees without knowing it. He shares the ideal ratio for positive to corrective feedback, and gives tips for giving feedback that employees will embrace. Write to Ron@Price-Associates.com to receive Ron’s 7 Questions for Employee Coaching.
In this video, “The Innovator’s Advantage” authors Ron Price and Dr. Evans Baiya, and Executive Coach Courtney Feider talk about the link between Innovation and Creativity. They give tips to stop creative prohibition and discuss the beginnings of “The Innovator’s Advantage”.
In this short video, TCL Faculty Member, Wade Johnson gives you tools to get the results you want from Negotiation and reasons that this skill is critical to succeed as a leader.
In this short video, The Complete Leader faculty and executive advisor, Lisa Aldisert discusses the importance of written communication for today’s leader and tips for mastering this skill set.
In this short video, Chief of Staff for Price Associates Dr. Bobby Sanchez discusses the leadership competency, Flexibility. He talks about ways for organizations to build their capacity of flexibility and how to promote this leadership skill within your team.