By Jalene Case,
One of my clients recently erupted at a coworker when she discovered that confidential information was shared. Normally, she would have calmed down and scheduled a serious discussion with the employee. Before she could do that, they ended up together in a work space with no one else around. The conversation quickly spiraled out of control.
What if I told you that uncontrolled, emotional outbursts at a co-worker could open the door to growing as a leader?Read More
A conversation with Ron Price
We are all living through a time of significant turmoil when resiliency is difficult to come by.
Even when not in unprecedented times, part of being a leader is facing obstacles and creating change to keep moving forward. Resiliency is simply how you handle those challenges—but it can be the deciding factor on whether or not you fail as a leader.
It is easy to focus on the challenges and simply react, rather than continue to work toward the end goal. But the moment you begin to identify as a victim, you put yourself at risk as a leader. If you see yourself as a survivor, every obstacle is another opportunity to learn and grow.Read More
By Ron Price
We need great leaders more than ever before. There are so many disruptive forces in the world today that without good leadership we will experience more and more instability and anxiety in our lives and work. Some of these disruptions are good, such as the accelerating advances in science and technology. These will bring dizzying changes to the way we live and work over the next ten years. Parallel to these advances for good, we will continue to face significant societal and health challenges that will threaten our peace, prosperity, well-being, and happiness.
Great leaders think things through with clarity, do the right things, and stay focused on serving those they lead. Though these three pillars of great leadership may sound simple, they are far from easy in a world of constant change and evolving threats.Read More
Lori McNeill, HR.com, March 2021
In recent years, there has been an emphasis on the professional development of females and the need to provide them with opportunities for leadership positions. Numerous conferences have popped up around the globe for female executives. Companies large and small have implemented programs specifically designed for the development of their female staff.
When it comes to the topic of women in leadership, the answers to basic questions are both obvious and enlightening.Read More
Dr. Evans Baiya, InnovationManagement.com, March 2021
The pandemic has given us all an opportunity to build a new business future. Market disruption equals opportunity for those willing to look and work for it. This is the time to adjust and innovate your business model to market conditions.
During COVID and the VUCA season it has created, we have seen ample reason for companies to adjust their business models. There are three main catalysts for business model innovation: market contraction or expansion, introducing a new product or service, and/or trying to attract new customers. These three factors have been increasingly present over the past year.Read More
Dr. Evans Baiya, InnovationManagement.com, December 2020
In this article, we will look at how to identify and understand employee contributions, and learn how to work with idea generators, evaluators, and activators.
The key to recovering from a business crisis is creating new value—whether it be new products or services, improving processes to be more efficient and save money, or identifying and eliminating waste. As you are looking for opportunities to do one or all of these things, look to the team of resident innovators you already have at the ready: your employees. Read More
What does leading others really entail? This second stage of your leadership career is when you begin to have a larger influence and to expand your impact as a leader. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author and advisor Ron Price discuss the 12 skills needed to transition from leading yourself to leading others. Ron suggests starting with empathy, gives five steps for delegation, and shares the one thing that will make you really great at leading others.
Leading yourself emotionally begins with self-awareness. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author and advisor Ron Price discuss the role of emotions in leadership, unpacking the four primary emotions and exercises to grow awareness over time, including how to transition from stoicism to experiencing emotions. Ron talks about the positive and negative emotions that can put you at risk, the space between stimulus and response, and how to use emotions to help you do greater things.
A critical aspect of Leading Yourself is managing your time, starting with the first minutes of each day. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author Ron Price discuss the stages of leadership and the skills to focus on at each stage. Whether early in your career, in middle management or in a senior leadership role, managing your time and priorities is a key skill. Ron shares his morning routine, task management system ideas, the set up that he reviews daily and weekly, how he built his morning routine, and how to start your own.