By Stacy Ennis: An Interview with Scott Sandell, general partner and head of NEA’s technology investing practice
It may seem odd to tell the story of Scott Sandell, general partner and head of NEA’s technology investing practice, as one of learning from failure. After all, Scott is one of only six investors named on the Forbes Midas List of top tech investors every year since 2007. Read More
The Importance of Being Self-Disciplined and Intentional
By Stacy Ennis: An Interview with Kristel Patton, attorney and partner at Silverman Patton, PLLC
At age 17, Kristel Patton started a job as a file clerk at a local law firm. Her very first day of work, the most senior partner in the firm walked over and handed her a keychain with a single key on it—a key to the office.Read More
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Price Associates Win Top Awards in Two Book Competitions
Faculty Take Home Awards in Both North American & Idaho Author Book Awards
Boise (November 13, 2014)—Members of the Price Associates team were honored at the North American and Idaho Author Book Awards reception for their high-quality books on business, leadership and branding. In total, six authors took home 13 awards.
By Stacy Ennis: An Interview with Brent Patmos, founder and president of Perpetual Development, Inc., and part of The Complete Leader faculty
When was the last time you set aside time to think? As in, scheduled thinking time on your calendar, “unplugged” from electronics, and thought intentionally about a topic?
For many leaders, the answer is “never.” For Brent Patmos, founder and president of Perpetual Development, Inc., thinking is something he does regularly—and teaches other leaders how to do, too.Read More
By Justin Foster, Fast Company , October 2014
The most recognized leadership traits tend to fall in to two categories: behavioral traits such as a personality or people skills and character traits such as integrity or empathy. While behavioral and character traits are certainly indicators of leadership, the most important leadership trait is also the most hidden: intrinsic value.
Intrinsic value is a hidden trait because those who have it don’t talk about it; those who see it in others struggle to articulate it; and those who don’t have it often don’t know what’s missing. Read more.
By Tom on Leadership
We can judge education and points of wisdom by their impact on long term success.
If you were to go back to 11 of your clients 25 years later, what would you find? How would they remember you? That’s what one coach did, and the results are both educational and uplifting.
I interviewed Whit Mitchell, long time athletic and executive coach, on the commonalities between those two coaching modes and his lessons from interviewing his Class of 1986 Dartmouth Crew champions later in life. Their life successes are remarkable, and even more so is the extent to which they trace that success to their experiences being coached by Whit. To listen to this interview, join our community.
Ron Price was recently interviewed about his visit to TTI SI and Target Training International, Ltd. headquarters in Scottsdale. While on campus, he met with the leadership team and was briefed on current research and new product initiatives, all of which will be launched at conference in January.Read More
How Humility and Self-Awareness Save Executive Careers
By Stacy Ennis: An Interview with Whit Mitchell, Executive Coach and Team Dynamics Specialist
On June 16, 1962, eight-year-old Whit Mitchell watched a varsity crew race between rivals Harvard and Yale. Often simply called “The Race,” the rowing event has occurred every year since 1859—except during major U.S. wars—and the winning crew earns a trophy and a year’s worth of honor and bragging rights.Read More
The Root of the Root: Understanding a Company’s Why
By Stacy Ennis: An Interview with Emily Soccorsy, Director of Corporate Communication & Marketing
Every morning as she was growing up, Emily Soccorsy’s dad would wake her up and sing. Just sing. This enthusiasm spread into other areas of Emily’s life—namely, education.Read More