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Our host Dale Dixon and executive advisor Ron Price continue their conversation about Authenticity, in front of a live audience. Ron talks about authenticity as it relates to a leader's relationships with others. He identifies the three distinct dimensions of leadership, and discusses why an authentic leader needs to both understand and connect with others. He gives tools leaders can use to understand their teams, and talks about the power of vulnerability.

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By Whit Mitchell

“Any salesperson who is not selling behaviorally is, at best, only 25-50% effective.” 

I heard this quote during a seminar given by Judy Suiter. It certainly caught my attention and pushed my interest to discover what selling behaviorally meant. 

No matter whether you sell a product or a service, it’s pretty much a given that all salespeople are looking for ways to increase their sales. And company growth usually relies upon sales success. Companies often train their...

In this short video The Complete Leader faculty member Mindy Bortness talks about the importance of leaders being able to understand and evaluate others and how to strengthen this competency.

Said another way, mindfulness can be thought of as bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment. It is a skill that can be developed and sharpened over time with practice, focus and repetition.

Mindfulness can be achieved in countless ways, a few of which include meditation and yoga, to name just a couple. While those things are not for everyone, all people can certainly benefit from mindfulness. So if you’re not into yoga or chanting quietly to yourself, how do you achieve mindfulness...

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Advisor Ron Price record today's episode in front of a live audience, as they discuss the importance of being an authentic leader. Ron tells us why authenticity starts with first knowing yourself. He gives the four philosophies he believes lead to enhanced self-awareness, and the two places leaders should look for increased self-awareness.

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If I had a nickel for every time we were asked “do using personality tests make hiring more difficult,” I’d have a small fortune. Since this question is commonly asked by users of our products, we’ve decided to answer the question.

This question warrants clarification. We prefer the phrase “multivariate assessments” in place of personality tests. Our assessments measure multiple dimensions of an individual and are very specific in terms of the aspects of “personality” that are measured.

It is also...

As a leader, your job is to help others recognize their natural talents and develop those into strengths, while acknowledging and neutralizing their weaknesses. In this short video, TCL faculty member Ryan Lisk talks about where a person is today and where they want to be in the future.

A Quick Introduction to the Benefits of DISC

By Whit Mitchell

I first used DISC was when I was working with Kodak, about 30 years ago. At the time it was a one-page, self-scoring concept that we used as an icebreaker to help people learn more about each other. I didn’t see it again for 15 years until I became a distributor with TTI. By then it was a robust and scientifically developed tool that gave insight into a variety of behavioral traits. When I began using the expanded version of DISC ...

Host Dale Dixon and Executive Coach Ron Price continue their discussion of Decision Making on today's show. Ron talks about the continuum of decision making that leaders are responsible for in the workplace, and gives us the four basic decision-making styles, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of each. He also shares four questions to ask yourself when making a decision.

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By Dr. Francis Eberle

Clients have asked me how much they really need to know about leadership. This is not a simple question, and usually I share one of my favorite quotes by Henri Poincaré, a late 19th century French mathematician: “Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.”

The point is, what we do with our knowledge is just as important, if not more important, than the knowledge we...

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