Today our guest is Dr. Tom Sechrest, Director of the Masters Program in Leadership and Change at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. Dr. Sechrest talks about business ethnics in Asian countries, the business ecosystem in Austin, and the importance of flexibility in teaching. He also outlines his process for designing the new masters curriculum at St. Edwards, using tenants from The Complete Leader, and the critical role of personal assessments in the program.
Our guest today is Ron Price, an international business advisor, executive coach, speaker and author. Ron is the President of Price Associates, a global leadership firm. Ron has worked in 15 countries and served at almost every level of executive management over the past 35 years. Today he gives us some statistics on resolutions, why we make them, and what makes them fail. Ron also gives us some great tips for how to make successful resolutions in 2017.
Our guest is Chris Steely, who trains business leaders with GPS Business Group. Chris is a highly decorated Marine Corps logistics officer, and a national collegiate rowing champion, gold medalist and coach. He tells us about the relationship between sales and leadership, and why ego has no place in true leadership. Chris talks about authentic leadership, the importance of innovation, and how the best leaders are continually raising standards.
Our guest is Dr. Lisa Aldisert, who is president of Pharos Alliance. Dr. Aldisert is an executive coach who specializes in strategic planning, workplace trends and leadership development. She talks about her research of entrepreneurial leadership, and lists the skills that these leaders need to master. She defines the “adore and abhor syndrome,” and talks about some of the most common challenges of leaders who are subject-matter experts. She also offers a gift to our listeners!
Today our guest is Courtney Feider, who is a creative disruption strategist, speaker and business advisor with Price Associates. Courtney talks about the importance of cultivating creativity in your organization and making sure your culture is authentic. She also talks about the four paradigm shifts that are happening in business today, and how you can leverage them within your company.
Our guest is Whit Mitchell, who is an executive coach and team dynamics specialist with Price Associates. Whit is also a speaker and the author of Working In Sync. Whit shares the ingredients needed for a high-performing team, tools for attaining greater self-awareness, and tips to become more aware of the other people on your team. Whit also talks about the power of reading body language and recognizing tone.
Our guest today is Stacy Ennis. Stacy is a writer, book coach and creative consultant who helps thought leaders, celebrities, Nobel prize winners, and everyday folks translate their thoughts into great writing. Why it’s often difficult for people to write and why consistent writing is important. She also shares step by step how to create an effective writing routine, and how to choose a writing topic.
Our guest today is Mindy Bortness, who is the President of Communication Works Inc. and a TCL Faculty Member. Mindy’s clients call her eHarmony for jobs and the Turnover Doctor. Mindy talks to us today about work disengagement, how leaders can understand what motivates their employees, and how to adjust rewards accordingly. She tells us how using assessments can help managers better understand employee motivators, and gives some examples of rewards that matter.
Today our guest is Steve Morris, who is a leadership consultant, the coauthor of Leadership Simple, and a partner at Choice Works. Steve defines the machine that runs your life, talks about the algorithm that explains everything human beings do, and identifies the three key elements that make up the triangle of choice. He gives us three questions to ask ourselves for increased self-awareness.
Our guest today is Justin Foster, cofounder of the branding firm Root + River, speaker, author, and TCL Faculty member. Justin tells us why leadership is integral to branding, why strategy and branding must be in alignment, and why telling stories is the best foundation for marketing. He also gives us the three steps to his “peanut butter and jelly” tactic.