Author Archive | James C. Price

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Communication

This is a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders to adjust to. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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Setting Goals in the Wake of a Tumultuous Year

Saying this year didn’t go exactly as planned may be the understatement of 2020. Businesses that made bull-market goals and optimistic development plans had to reevaluate their vision for the year, even to the point of having a plan just to maintain some sense of normalcy within their organization. (more…)

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The Struggle Is Real: Leading Your Team During Poor Business Conditions

Leading a team when your organization is on the top of the mountain can be a self-rejuvenating act. Powered by amazing sales reports, positive outlooks, a thriving corporate culture, and just plain and simple good times, it may seem easy to lead a team to the summit. But what happens when your organization or the […]

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Year in Review: Focusing on Workplace Development

In keeping with traditions, we take time each year to look back on the past 12 months and share the top Refresh Leadership articles of the year. And in doing so, we uncover articles you may have missed. However, 2020 was like no other year we’ve experienced in the business community. It has been full […]

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Give Thanks (Part 2): Best Way to Show Appreciation to Your Employees

Give Thanks (Part 2): Best Way to Show Appreciation to Your Employees

North America has a long history of celebrating the importance of giving thanks, displaying gratitude, and showing appreciation to those around us. And as the season of giving draws near, the heart of the season is growing larger with each day. The art of this humble acknowledgment is the crux to many organizational cultures, so […]

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16 Myers Briggs Leadership Types (Part 4)

As we learned in the Leadership by the Numbers series about the Enneagram types, each person’s unique personality traits help determine the type of leader they are prone to be. Another strong tool to use to uncover leadership tendencies and understanding strengths and weaknesses associated with personality traits is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. (more…)

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Give Thanks (Part 1): Best Way to Show Appreciation to Your Clients

North America has a long history of celebrating the importance of giving thanks, displaying gratitude, and showing appreciation to those around us. And as the season of giving draws near, the heart of the season is growing larger with each day. The art of this humble acknowledgment is the crux to many organizational cultures, so […]

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The Eisenhower Matrix: Important vs. Urgent

Effective time allocation is one of the most important aspects of running a successful business. However, when delegating tasks, it can be difficult to determine how much time is needed, as well as how much time should be warranted to ensure a high level of team productivity. To best understand what tasks to put at […]

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10 Quotes to Help Stand Out in the Crowd

The more experience we gain in leading others, the more we realize that motivation is key in developing our team to make the most of each other’s skills. It is an arrow that is continually held in our leadership quiver to ensure we shoot toward an environment conducive to high productivity and open creativity. However, […]

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Quick Tips: Simplifying Your Leadership

One of the biggest mistakes leaders tend to make is complicating their management approach. And with a plethora of leadership books, podcasts, and online publications available, it can be more difficult than ever to maintain a simplistic view of leadership. (more…)

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