Leaders Are Clear Thinkers

Problem Solving: Evaluating All Angles of an Issue

Leaders with an aptitude for problem-solving have the ability to analyze, diagnose and deal with problems effectively. Whether the problem is linear and “tame,” or nonlinear and “wicked,” adept problem solvers have a natural propensity to discover and help lead others to solutions. In this 2-minute video, faculty member Whit Mitchell talks about the traits we see in a person who has this important ability and also shares insights on how to develop this competency in yourself and others.

Continuous Learning: Creating a Strategic Learning Plan

While individuals need to be continuous learners to succeed, entire organizations must also embrace this skill. Tomorrow's leaders - the people who will establish an organization's culture - must embrace continuous learning as both a personal and an organizational value. Watch this two-minute video with Ron Price to find out more about continuous learning.

Problem Solving: Thinking With the End in Mind

In this short video, TCL Faculty Member, Wade Johnson gives you reasons that good Problem Solving skills can help organizations move forward and actions to improve this leadership skill on a day-to-day basis.

Decision Making: The Most Important Job for a Leader

In this short video, Innovation and Technology Strategist Dr. Evans Baiya talks about the internal and external factors that go into decision making as well as the facets that affect the quality of our decisions.

Creativity: Looking Beyond the Ways You Normally Do Things

In this short video Rodger Price, founder of Leading by DESIGN, speaks to us about Creativity. He gives us tips on improving your creativity today and talks about the 3 reasons being more creative is important. 

Closing the Leadership Development Gap at ATD

Last month Ron Price spoke at the International Association for Talent Development (ATD) Conference in Atlanta about the state of leadership development. The topic was so engaging for attendees of the conference that there was standing room only in his session. We talked with Ron about why he thinks the subject of gaps in leadership development is so popular with companies right now. 

Conceptual Thinking: Creating Theories

In this short video, Innovation and Technology Strategist Dr. Evans Baiya outlines ways to better your expertise in Conceptual Thinking and explains why it is important to surround yourself with conceptual thinkers. 

The Two Dimensions of Continuous Learning

In this short video, Innovation and Technology Strategist Dr. Evans Baiya talks about Continuous Learning. He divides this leadership skill into two dimensions and explains the importance of each. He also talks about the benefits of teaching your team what you are learning. 

Digging Underneath the Surface of a Problem

In this short video, TCL Faculty Member, Wade Johnson gives you tools to encourage Conceptual Thinking with your team and actions to improve this leadership skill on a day-to-day basis.

Communicating Your Vision Throughout the Company

In this short video Ron Feher, owner of WhiteRock Business Solutions, gives you tools to assess your Planning and Organizing ability, and actions to take today to improve this leadership skill.

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