Category: LEADERSHIP

Assuage Fears to Make Better Decisions pt. 3

ARTICLE - In part three of her POV, Elaine O'Connor introduces a model to interpret the results of your assessment from last week in part two. We'll dive into the different types of fear that drive employees to buffer information.

Assuage Fears to Make Better Decisions pt. 2

ARTICLE - Our five-part series with Elaine O'Connor continues. In order to assess where we are now and test for the presence of fear there are a few factors that we need to take into consideration before getting started.

Assuage Fears to Make Better Decisions pt. 1

ARTICLE - Elaine O'Connor introduces her Point of View in part one of this five week series which delves into fears that drive employees to withhold or misrepresent information and how executives can take steps to alleviate these fears.

I know you believe you understood what you think I said……

Like many my desire to constantly learn comes from my parents. Both spent their youth in the Depression years in the coal-mining regions of West Virginia and Kentucky. My father was the first in his family to graduate from college. My mother’s dream was for her four children to graduate from college, an opportunity she did not have. Their ...

Leadership and Company Culture

AUDIO - Bruce Ballengee, CEO, is back on the Price of Business radio show with William Edmundson and Charles Alvarez. Today they discuss leadership and culture at Pariveda. (20:00)

What Chuck Yeager Taught Me About Disruption

While Russell Clarkson's experience was with small wins, each of these small wins helped to build a culture that continually scanned the horizons for ways to enhance the work that was done. (03:30)

How to Handle Management Kidnapping

Management kidnapping presents itself in a variety of ways. Brian Duperrouzel gives tips on discovering how to handle your situation. (06:30)

Lessons on Project and Team Management taught by Star Wars

Looking through our management lens, Luke Skywalker and Ben Kenobi had a well-defined goal and constraints. Our two heroes needed to find Princess Leia, were on a fixed budget, and the project was on a short fuse. Brian Duperrouzel brings Star Wars to Perspectives this week. (04:00)