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Introverted Leadership: The Urgent Need for Unconventional Leaders April 26, 2017 Posted in: Andy Johnson, Blog

Join Andy Johnson, Executive Coach, and Organizational Consultant at Price Associates, as he uncovers misconceptions about introverts and the value of introverted leaders. Andy will debunk myths about introverts and help you understand the strengths of introverted leaders. You can expect to learn:

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Authors Reveal Secret to Successful Innovation April 13, 2017 Posted in: Blog, Evans Baiya PhD, Ron Price

Most innovations fail for one reason: people. Understanding people is the most critical, yet often overlooked, element of successful innovation. Most companies focus instead on the process, and this is where they fall short. 

Many books have been written on the topic of innovation, but few (if any) have addressed how to successfully engage people throughout the process. 

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Creating a Beautiful Future April 7, 2017 Posted in: Blog, Evans Baiya PhD
An interview with Dr. Evans Baiya

Dr. Evans Baiya is a busy man. As the CTO for three companies, a technology and innovation consultant, and a global traveler, Evans has a constant stream of ideas and innovation flowing through his brain. But he wouldn’t have it any other way.

“I have always worked on more than one thing at any given time,” he says. “In fact, I do not remember ever concentrating on one thing at a time.” Read More

Getting to Know Andy Johnson March 29, 2017 Posted in: Andy Johnson, Blog

This week we sit down with our resident Team Health Specialist and Coach to Quiet Leaders, Andy Johnson. Those who know Andy say he is a compelling speaker, and thoughtful company advisor who is a treasure trove of knowledge, anecdotes, and understanding. Andy talks with us about his favorite part of working with leaders and teams, why he thinks coaching will be his last career, the opportunity he sees in conflict, and how he just might write another book (his fourth!). Read More

Articles

5 Things Successful Leaders Don’t Say February 14, 2017 Posted in: Articles/Media

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

Stop Wasting the Talent of Your Chief Creative Officer December 16, 2016 Posted in: Articles/Media, Courtney Feider

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

Effective Strategic Planning: The 3 essential components November 3, 2016 Posted in: Articles/Media, Price Associates Blog, Ron Price

By Ron Price, HR.com, October 2016

Very few organizations large or small understand what it takes to create an effective strategic plan. Terminology is confusing, plan documents gather dust, and planning processes get bogged down without effective implementation. Read More

Using Pulse Feedback To Lead Your Team: 6 steps for you August 26, 2016 Posted in: Price Associates Blog, Ranjit Nair PhD

By Dr. Ranjit Nair, HR.com, August 2016

Feel your pulse. You know those frequent, short bursts that beat consistently? That’s what you should try to emulate when you give employee feedback. Think about it: If your heart only beat occasionally, your body would shut down. Read More

Podcasts

The Story Behind the Story: The Complete Leader April 23, 2017 Posted in: Ron Price, Whit Mitchell

We are joined today by one of the co-authors of The Complete Leader, Ron Price, who is a leadership and business advisor, and the president of Price Associates. Ron talks about how he and Randy Lisk wrote the book, why there are 25 leadership competencies to measure, and why they felt it was important to add the competency of authenticity to the book. He also talks about the importance of managing yourself as a leader, the skills needed to do that, and the power of becoming more self aware as a leader.

The Innovator’s Advantage (Part 2) April 16, 2017 Posted in: Evans Baiya PhD, Ron Price, Whit Mitchell

We are joined today by Ron Price and Dr. Evans Baiya, co-authors of The Innovator’s Advantage: Revealing the Hidden Connection Between People and Process. They dive into why they wrote the book, why you must have the right people in each stage of innovation in order to succeed, and why everyone is an innovator. They also introduce us to the three Ps of innovation: purpose, process and people. theinnovatorsadvantage.com 

The Innovator’s Advantage: Revealing the Hidden Connection Between People and Process (Part 1) April 11, 2017 Posted in: Evans Baiya PhD, Ron Price, Whit Mitchell

Today we have a conversation with Dr. Evans Baiya and Ron Price, the authors of The Innovator’s Advantage. They talk about the six stages needed for innovation, the statistics and the why of innovation failure, and how they combined their backgrounds in engineering, innovation, talent development and leadership to identify the role of people in the process.

Coaching & Developing Others April 3, 2017 Posted in: Podcasts, Whit Mitchell

Our guest is Whit Mitchell, who is an executive coach and team builder with Price Associates. Whit is also a professional speaker and the author of Working In Sync. Whit talks about the different types of coaching, and what works best depending on the person and the situation. Why coaches should help their people get better at what they are already doing well, and neutralize the weaknesses, instead of focusing on them. Three things you can do to improve your coaching ability.

Videos

Whit Mitchell | Speaker Reel 2017 April 24, 2017 Posted in: Video, Whit Mitchell

Using his 30 years of experience coaching athletes, corporate executives and business owners, along with his own life-changing personal experiences, Whit weaves a winning combination of storytelling, humor and down-to-business action points. In doing so, he inspires people to examine their behavior and challenges them to do and be more. Whit speaks on team dynamics and development, accountability, performance, and job fit.

Owning the Impact Your Leadership Choices April 18, 2017 Posted in: Video

In this short video Jill Morris, TCL Faculty Member and founder of ChoiceWorks Inc, speaks to us about Personal Accountability. She shares her insights on how to create a culture of accountability and why personal accountability is important for those in management.

Resiliency: Moving Past Negative Events April 4, 2017 Posted in: Video

In this short video Bill Tom, TCL Faculty Member and Managing Partner of infoQuest, speaks to us about how Resiliency plays a large role in the way we are able to deal with negative events and gives us traits of leaders that are naturally resilient.

Courtney Feider Speaker Reel March 21, 2017 Posted in: Courtney Feider, Video

Courtney is an executive coach and dynamic speaker who believes that creative voice is the x-factor for modern business. Courtney speaks about the myths of creativity, the benefits of creative disruption, and the emergence of new leadership. She presents proven details that help align a balanced, intuitive, and creative process for clear culture change, talent acquisition, management, and return-oriented brand shifts. Courtney is available for full- and half-day retreats, keynotes, and general presentations.