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.
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.
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.
Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price discuss the fundamental leadership competency of Goal Achievement. Ron reports that Goal Achievement doesn’t come naturally to most leaders, but that it is a skill that can be worked on and improved. He gives tips to set quality goals and questions to ask yourself during the process. He also talks about strategies for laying out and achieving goals, and practical steps to get there.
Our host, Dale Dixon, and TCL co-author and program founder, Ron Price talk today about the importance of Flexibility as a leader. They discuss the difference between natural flexibility and the learned competency, the areas of business where you must incorporate flexibility in order to succeed, and tips on how to develop the skill of flexibility. Ron talks about the flexibility continuum, and lists out the areas of business that require more and less flexibility.
Today Ron Price, co-author of The Complete Leader, talks with host Dale Dixon about the two types of leadership: aspirational and desperational. He defines both types, and talks about the importance of focusing on “becoming” rather than focusing on “fixing.” Ron gives tips on discovering your natural leadership strengths, and ways to continue to develop those to help others. He also tells us how to make the mental shift from desperation to aspiration.
Dale and Ron talk today about Personal Accountability, which is a leader’s capacity to be responsible for his or her personal actions. Ron Price, co-author of The Complete Leader, leads us through the facets of Personal Accountability, and gives us tips for how to build this characteristic in practical ways and make it a way of life. He talks about a leader’s ability to follow through, take responsibility for his or her actions, and take feedback from others.
Dale Dixon and Ron Price continue their conversation about Self-Management. They talk about the two components of self-management: demonstrating self control and the ability to manage time and priorities. Ron gives several tools to help you and your team prioritize what is important on a daily, weekly, quarterly and annual basis. He talks about the importance of clarity and offers practical steps and resources for improving self-management today.