Employee Development & Coaching

Acres of Diamonds at Work

By Ron Price

There is an old story about a fellow in the ancient world, who upon learning about diamonds, sold his successful farm and spent his fortune traveling the world in search of the gems. Several years after he died, having never found the diamonds he sought, others discovered the largest diamond mine ever found—on the farm he had sold to begin his quest.

Employee Development & Coaching: Helping Your Employees Reach Their Potential

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.

6 Reasons You Need a Coach

by Whit Mitchell

Ask any top athlete—or a top performer in any field for that matter—and they will tell you that they couldn’t have reached their peak without a coach. Whether the relationship is formal or casual, people who accomplish great things typically have someone in their corner who helped them get there.

Employee Development and Coaching: Bringing Out the Best in Other People

Effective employee development and coaching facilitates the professional growth of others. Successful leaders create more leaders. In this short video, TCL faculty member Mindy Bortness talks about how to bring out the best in people.

Finding the Hidden Treasure in Every Employee

Host Dale Dixon and Business Advisor Ron Price dive into the leadership competency of Employee Development & Coaching. Ron tell us the four skills that a leader needs to excel at Developing & Coaching, why your should focus most of your time on strengths, and how you might be limiting your employees without knowing it. He shares the ideal ratio for positive to corrective feedback, and gives tips for giving feedback that employees will embrace. Write to Ron@Price-Associates.com to receive Ron's 7 Questions for Employee Coaching.

Coaching & Developing Others

Our guest is Whit Mitchell, who is an executive coach and team builder with Price Associates. Whit is also a professional speaker and the author of Working In Sync. Whit talks about the different types of coaching, and what works best depending on the person and the situation. Why coaches should help their people get better at what they are already doing well, and neutralize the weaknesses, instead of focusing on them.

Talent Development is Not Magic

Our guest today is Paco Ortiz, who is the Senior VP and General Manager for Zoetis in Brazil and Latin America. Paco talks about his early career in bullfighting, and his transition from veterinary medicine to international business. We discuss the successful talent development program he started 11 years ago at Zoetis, and how he identifies emerging leaders. He also tells us the top three competencies he looks for in leaders, and why being transparent and setting up clear expectations are critical in employee development. 

Employee Development & Coaching: A Continuous Improvement Process

In this short video Chris Stark, President/CEO of Stark & Associates, speaks to us about the four ways that leaders can transform their direct reports and why Employee Development & Coaching is a critical leadership skill.

The Dynamics of High Performing Teams

In this video, Ron Price and The Complete Leader faculty members Whit Mitchell, Andy Johnson and Dr. Ranjit Nair discuss their experiences building and working with teams, understanding conflict and behavioral differences, and a 5 component model for teams. 

Using Pulse Feedback To Lead Your Team: 6 steps for you

By Dr. Ranjit Nair, HR.com, August 2016

Feel your pulse. You know those frequent, short bursts that beat consistently? That’s what you should try to emulate when you give employee feedback. Think about it: If your heart only beat occasionally, your body would shut down. That’s similar to what can happen on a project or a team when feedback is not given at regular intervals.

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