Today our guest is Whit Mitchell, executive coach and team dynamics specialist with Price Associates, and the author of Working In Sync. Whit talks about how identifying your blind spots can help you grow as a leader, and how those closest to you are the ideal group to help you see your blind spots—both good and bad. He details the most effective methods to get feedback, how to encourage open and honest communication, and why coaches are important at every level.
Our guest today is Dr. Lisa Aldisert, who is a NYC-based leadership advisor, speaker and author, and the President of Pharos Alliance. Lisa tells us the ways that leaders can leave a legacy with their teams. She outlines the five key competencies necessary for an influential leader, and how leaders can master these skills over time (and gives us a free worksheet to get the process started). She also makes the case for looking at leadership in a multidimensional way, and the power of helping employees maximize their strengths versus work on their weaknesses.
Our guest is Dr. Ranjit Nair, a leadership and talent management advisor with Price Associates, speaker and author. Dr. Nair is a former HR executive who helps companies build talent strategies that are aligned to company goals. Today he tells us why hiring is more challenging than ever, and shares his tips for hiring the right fit, opportunities for improvement in the interview process, and the four necessary measurements of job benchmarking.
Today our guest is Skip Hall, who is a recruiting specialist, senior executive coach and speaker. Skip spent his career as a college football coach and translates lessons from the field into business lessons for his clients. Skip gives us the key to identifying your culture, hiring to fit that culture, and why recruiting should be more about attracting than convincing.
Today we talk with Mindy Bortness, who is a leadership advisor, hiring guru, and the CEO of Communication Works. Mindy has been called The Turnover Doctor and her work referred to as eHarmony for Jobs. Today she shares the history of assessments in workplace, and why they have become such mainstream practice with companies of all sizes. Mindy gives us three assessments that get great results, and explains why candidates appreciate assessments during the hiring process. Follow Mindy @MindyBortness
This week our guest is Andy Johnson, who is an executive coach and team health specialist with Price Associates, a speaker, and the author of several books, including Pushing Back Entropy: Moving Teams from Conflict to Health. Andy tells us about his life-changing work with teams, and the revolution that is occurring around emotional intelligence in the workplace. He also shares the five measurable dimensions of team health: character, cohesiveness, clarity, communication, and consequences.
This week we talk with Courtney Feider, who is a creative disruption strategist, speaker and leadership adviser with Price Associates. Courtney tells us how creativity can help companies grow, and why creativity should be supported from the top down. She shares three ways leaders can help employees be more creative and which employees should participate. Follow Courtney @courtneyfeider
Our guest this week is Steve Camkin, adventurer and Founder of Three Peaks Consulting. Through colorful stories of mountaineering and outdoor adventure, Steve shares his tips for creating greater adaptability and agility, building a systems approach, and encouraging continuous learning in your company.He explains why agile companies grow faster and have more profits, and how leaders can maintain situational awareness.
This week we talk with Dr. David Pate, President & CEO of St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Pate discusses the importance of clarity in writing, especially as a leader. He makes the case that poor writing demonstrates a general lack of care, which can be hazardous when people are forming opinions in your absence. Dr. Pate shares common writing mistakes that cause a lack of credibility, and gives us his tips for management-worthy writing.