Understanding & Evaluating Others

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.

Hire the Right Candidate Every Time with These 3 Steps

Joe Smith seemingly has the whole package. He has a solid resume, great references, skills that showcase his expertise in his field and plenty of success stories to his credit. On paper, Joe seems like the ultimate “can’t miss” candidate. Joe looks the part and his appearance seems to match his resume.

Recognizing Other Perspectives

Understanding and evaluating others is the ability to see the individuality in others and to recognize a person’s unique point of view. TCL faculty member Ron Price shares his insights on this important leadership competency.

Make Your Team Better with DISC

By Whit Mitchell

Why do people lose their jobs? Managers hire for skill, but they rarely fire for incompetence. Instead they fire because of bad behavior. 

Don't Judge a Book by its Cover

By Todd Fox

An important life theme I’ve always tried to live by is to never to judge a book by its cover. Talking recently with a coworker who had an unfortunate incident at a local car dealership got me to thinking about that.

Understanding Your Employees and Revealing Their Best Self

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.

Not Just Another Assessment

A Quick Introduction to the Benefits of DISC

By Whit Mitchell

9 Ways to Stop a Bad Hire From Infecting Good Talent

There are times when we hire someone who looked great on paper, sounded great in their interview but they turn out to be a bad hire. What's even worse is if they turn out to be a bee in our organizational bonnet.

Is It Really Lonely at The Top?

By Dr. Francis Eberle

I know you have heard or read more than once that it is lonely at the top. If you believe this then it is likely you will be a lonely leader. Results of decisions do ultimately lie with the leader alone, but why does it have to be lonely?

Creating a Two-Way Conversation

By Dr. Francis Eberle

How many times have you left a meeting with a colleague feeling good about the outcome, only to find out later that they did not complete what you talked about? Weren’t they listening?

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