futuristic thinking

Creating a Beautiful Future

An interview with Dr. Evans Baiya

Dr. Evans Baiya is a busy man. As the CTO for three companies, a technology and innovation consultant, and a global traveler, Evans has a constant stream of ideas and innovation flowing through his brain. But he wouldn’t have it any other way.

“I have always worked on more than one thing at any given time,” he says. “In fact, I do not remember ever concentrating on one thing at a time.”

Decoding Innovation

Discovering The Innovator’s Advantage 

Ron Price has co-written a new book with Dr. Evans Baiya called The Innovator’s Advantage: Revealing the Hidden Connection Between People and Process, due for release on April 11. 

We sat down with Ron to talk about what inspired the book and his collaboration with Evans. 

What made you decide to write The Innovator's Advantage?

Gender Partnership in Business: The Game Changer

Our guest today is Chris Steely, who is a global business advisor, an NCAA national rowing champion, U.S. Marine Corps Officer, and author. Today Chris talks about the importance of gender balance in leadership. He gives us some statistics showing that companies with both men and women in executive positions perform better than those with only men. He also talks about the Institute for Gender Partnership and the "Men as Allies" movement.

New Years Resolutions & Leadership

Our guest today is Ron Price, an international business advisor, executive coach, speaker and author. Ron is the President of Price Associates, a global leadership firm. Ron has worked in 15 countries and served at almost every level of executive management over the past 35 years. Today he gives us some statistics on resolutions, why we make them, and what makes them fail. Ron also gives us some great tips for how to make successful resolutions in 2017.

Want to Be a Better Leader in 2017?

The Complete Leader Program can get you there.  
 
TCL is an EMBA-style leadership development program designed to identify and develop the skills needed to excel in both current and future roles. It has been a catalyst for leadership growth in dozens of organizations—across the U.S. and around the world.  
 

Your Most Important Hire of 2017

By Courtney Feider
 

Why Visionary CEOs Never Have Visionary Successors

Steve Blank, Harvard Business Review, October 20, 2016

Microsoft entered the 21st century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. Sixteen years later, that dominance is looking threadbare. The reason is failed leadership, and Apple – currently the dominant tech firm for the mobile era – is at risk of making the same mistakes.

Axiological Leadership

Our guest today is Ron Price, who is an executive advisor, author, speaker and the CEO of Price Associates. Today Ron introduces the axiology concept--giving us the definition and telling us how it relates to developing leaders. Ron also outlines the three dimensions of value, ideas for discovering more about who you are and who you want to be, and ways to use these techniques to help transform your business.

Is It Time to Reevaluate Your Compensation Program?

By Ranjit Nair

For companies on a fiscal year calendar, it’s that time of year again: Compensation or Total Rewards planning season is upon us! Teams need to be set up; charts developed; roles defined; data gathered; vendors engaged and facts, targets, goals and financial metrics determined. 

Developing Next Gen Leadership

Today our guest is Bill Tom, managing partner of Infoquest, certified Exit Planning Advisor, and faculty member for The Complete Leader. Bill talks about the nuances of succession planning. He gives tips for identifying the next generation of leadership in your company, uncovering their values and skillsets, and why it’s critical to align Millennial values with the values of your organization.

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