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In our quest to become an online resource for leadership in the workplace, Priority learning has launched a podcast. Listen to valuable information important organizational topics including human resources, organizational development, leadership and business management.


 

#26: Follow The Leader
Some people have natural leadership ability and others can develop that ability with the right attitude and effort....

#25: Coaching: What's In It For Clients
A common questions asked by those considering a leadership coach is How will this benefit me? There are many benefits, not only to the person who is being coached but to those working around them as well....

#24: Ode To Joy
This spring more than many in years past, I am finding joy. Perhaps it is that the long, long, winter thankfully met its end after a particularly valiant fight. Or the sun-warmed breeze that gently tickles my skin as it passes. Or the heart-flutters I experience while watching my darling...

#23: Leadership Intangibles
What are those intangible qualities that make someone a great leader? There are no special tricks or technique and no gimmicks or lists, it's actually the simple stuff that makes the difference....

#22: Values - A Fable Rooted in Real Life
A story (in case study format) that explains why organizational values are so important to an organization....

#21: Bio The Way
Do you have a bio? No? Why not? A bio is all about you, too, only shorter. Think of it as the trading card version of a resume. ...

#16: Conflict Sweet Conflict
Deb Sparrow sits down with Mike to talk about conflict inside an organization....

#15: There is an I in Leadership Revisited
Mike McKeen sits down with Deb Sparrow to talk further about an article she recently wrote "There Is An I In Leadership."...

#14: The Secret To Sustainable Sales Culture Revisited
Deb Sparrow sits down with Mike McKeen to discuss her article "The Secret of Sustainable Sales Culture."...

#13: Why Participation Doesn't Always Work
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Ralph's classic article "Why Doesn't Participation Always Work" read by Mike McKeen....

#12: The Three Levels Of Listening
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of "The Art of Listening at Three Different Levels" by Craig Twombly read by Craig Twombly....

#11: How We Connect?
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Craig Twombly's article "How Do We Connect?" read by Mike McKeen....

#10: Delegation
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of "Delegation" by Craig Twombly read bt Mike McKeen....

#9: Risk Taking In Leadership
Priority Learning Article Archives. Audio version of "Taking Risks in Leadership" by Craig Twombly. Read by Mike McKeen....

#8: Influence In Leadership
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Lorraine Twombly's article "Influence In Leadership." Read by Mike McKeen....

#7: Ethics In Leadership
Priority Learning Article Archives. Audio version of the article "Ethics in Leadership." Read by Mike McKeen....

#6: Making Leadership Choices
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Ralph's recent article "Making Leadership Choices." Read by Mike McKeen....

#5: Taking the Fear Out Of Feedback
Podcast: Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of the recent article "Taking The Fear Out Of Feedback." Read by Mike McKeen....

#4: The Meaning Of Leaning Book Review
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Deb Sparrow's book review of Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In....

#3: Testing Your Organizational Culture
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of the article: Testing Your Organizational Culture. Read by Mike McKeen....

The Leadership Maker

By Ralph Twombly

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  • Update to our Workshop Series

    Update to our Workshop Series

    Ralph, Craig, Mary and I are very excited to announce that we are changing our series from 5- to 8- day workshops to 10-day workshops within a year’s time and we plan to start in August of this year.

  • Increasing Meeting Participation

    Increasing Meeting Participation

    If you feel like your meetings are not productive enough because people won't or can participate, the people in your meetings are unprepared or after meeting conversation are bigger then the meeting itself, the problem might lie in your preparation.

  • Communications

    Communications

    Let’s be clear here about communication methods for leaders. Face-to-face communication is best. Not just best, it is best by a mile. A phone conversation is next best, but it is no substitute for face-to-face connection.

  • Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Perhaps it is time for a paradigm shift, a shift in how people think and learn about what is out there for career opportunities.

  • Delegation

    Delegation

    The final test of leadership is to leave behind men and women with the conviction, commitment and competency to carry on in your absence.

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