Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price talk today about the skill of Persuasion–the positive and negative responses it can elicit, and what it really means for a leader to master persuasion. Ron explains the three components that make someone an effective persuader, and gives steps to improve these components, as well as questions to ask yourself before you persuade someone.
This week host Dale Dixon and leadership advisor Ron Price talk about the evolution of written communication as technology advances, and why these skills are more important for leaders now than ever before. Ron talks about the impression that a leader’s writing gives, why leaders should pay attention to their audience, and how the technical aspect of writing helps convey ideas. He also gives tips that leaders can use today to improve their written communication skills.
In this week’s episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author and leadership advisor Ron Price discuss Diplomacy and Tact. Ron introduces the three different ways of thinking about this leadership skill, and talks about why some people find it easy yet others have to work at it. He also gives tips to identify if your current role calls for Diplomacy and Tact, questions to help you evaluate your skill level, and actions to improve this competency.
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
Last month Ron Price spoke at the International Association for Talent Development (ATD) Conference in Atlanta about the state of leadership development. The topic was so engaging for attendees of the conference that there was standing room only in his session. We talked with Ron about why he thinks the subject of gaps in leadership development is so popular with companies right now. Read More
Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader co-author Ron Price discuss the importance of presenting skills for a leader. They talk about why the digital era has helped people get more exposure to speaking, and in turn become more comfortable with their own unique presenting styles. And Dale, who is a speaking coach, gives a series of tips for creating a presentation (from start to finish) that will engage and inspire audiences.
Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price talk about the often-misunderstood skill of Empathy, and why it has been identified as one of the most important skills for leaders in the 21st Century. Ron defines Empathy, gives leaders tips to develop the skill, and tells us why Empathy is a core building block for many skills that leaders need.
Today host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price talk about Understanding & Evaluating Others. They tell us why leaders often rely on a sixth sense when it comes to hiring, but why research shows that is ineffective. Ron talks about merging neuroscience and psychology assessment tools to understand people’s natural traits, and what leaders can measure before they hire–using a single hour-long assessment. he also talks about the power in organizing around people’s strengths, rather than focusing on their weaknesses.
by Ron Price
Are you interested in developing one skill that is guaranteed to improve every other aspect of your life? This skill can affect everything from your success in business to your closest relationships and happiness. It is a simple skill, but not necessarily easy. It is challenging, but the rewards for making it a central part of your life are immeasurable. It is the most important skill used by everyone from a concert violinist to a top sales person. It will turn enemies into friends, skeptics in the believers, and product presentations into profitable sales. Read More
Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price talk today about Resiliency, and its value for leaders. They discuss whether Resiliency is a skill or a trait, how and how leaders can model Resiliency to their teams. Ron also lists the three emotions that add to Resiliency, and the four emotions that steal from it. He gives tips for developing Resiliency, and finding a balance.