Author Archive | James C. Price

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5 Things Successful Leaders Will Do in 2022

As organizations closed the books on 2021, leaders looked forward to the new year with more perspective and an extra year of experience. And while no one knows what 2022 will bring or the challenges we will face, there are specific things successful individuals will focus on, regardless of outside variables. And if the past […]

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Four Things to Do Today to Ensure a Successful New Year

The new year is just around the corner, and with it comes newly realized optimism and strong goal-oriented determination. But to ensure your team is successful in the new year, it’s imperative to focus on the right things that will have positive impacts on your workplace objectives. Check out these four things to do today […]

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Leadership Lessons from Your Favorite Holiday Movies

During this holiday season, friends and family gather together to enjoy the warmth of kith and kin, sharing stories of Christmases past and reliving highlights of 2016. From sipping eggnog and warming up by a cozy fire to building that perfect snowman, everyone has a favorite holiday activity they share with loved ones. But, there’s […]

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Naughty or Nice: Being More Assertive in the Workplace

One of the easiest traps to fall into for both new leaders and seasoned professionals is being too nice. While embracing kindness in relationships with employees and peers is a virtue, being overly nice leads to taking on more work than you can handle and disregarding your own needs for work-life balance. Simply put, unassertiveness […]

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Common Behaviors That Derail Leadership

There is truth in the saying leaders aren’t born, they’re made. They are cultivated over years of training, experience, and habit. Unfortunately, that cultivation can be from both good and bad ends of the leadership spectrum, which can create negative leadership traits. According to a study by DDI, 57% of employees quit their job solely […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Authenticity

This is part 11 of 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. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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How to Effectively Manage Expectations

Under sell, over perform. Under promise, over deliver. We’ve heard these idioms for generations. They’ve helped people lower expectations, while elevating realizations of goals. However, this can actually cause issues with creating clear expectations for employees while hindering overall growth and employee engagement. (more…)

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How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Success is driven by forward-thinking innovation. It’s one of the key that differentiates the has-beens and the will-BEs. And companies that are able to create a focus around innovation tend to have the most economic success. In fact, a study by McKinsey found that 98% of the economy is influenced by modernization and digitalization; and […]

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