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Ron McMillan

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About Ron McMillan

Ron McMillan is the four-time New York Times best-selling co-author of Crucial Conversations, Crucial Confrontations, Influencer, and Change Anything.

 

For more than 25 years, he has served as an expert in behavior change, interpersonal communication, and corporate training. A gifted speaker, McMillan has presented to executives at Lockheed Martin, AT&T, Nike, Saturn, Hewlett-Packard, Ford, Sprint, Disney, Harley-Davidson, Providence Healthcare, and Intel. He is also a regular speaker at Brigham Young University’s Campus Education Week.

 

A pioneer in the training industry, McMillan is the former co-founder of the Covey Leadership Center where he helped develop numerous training programs including Principle Centered Leadership and The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. McMillan is also the co-founder of VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance. VitalSmarts has helped more than 300 of the Fortune 500 realize significant results using a proven method for driving rapid, sustainable, and measurable change in behaviors. www.vitalsmarts.com

Author's Published Articles
2014-01-20

Your best friends might not really be your best friends when it comes to keeping New Year’s resolutions....

2013-12-17

We use our helpless stories to absolve ourselves of responsibility or to justify inaction. We tell them to assure ourselves and...

2013-11-25

There is an overwhelming human tendency under conditions of stress or perceived harm to assume the worst about other’s motive...

2013-10-30

How do you draw closer to those who push you away? How do you gain their acceptance?...

2013-09-18

Could it be that leaders are sometimes called, not because of the competence they possess, but rather for the competencies the ...

2013-08-21

What do we do when someone speaks evil of others in our presence?...

2013-07-22

My hope in this article is to escalate the wrongdoing of evil speaking to the level of sin and even covenant-breaking. I also h...

2013-06-19

If our desire is for a kinder, gentler, more humane society, one of the hidden barriers to achieving this aspiration may be the...

2013-04-17

The tragedy in Boston prompts a question-when a friend’s loved one passes away, what is the best way to console without sayin...

2013-03-20

Brother Jensen did not show up to teach his Sunday School class. He did not line up a substitute teacher. He did not call a mem...

2013-02-21

When we are contentious, we typically experience strong emotion—often fear or anger. When we feel strong emotion, the upper r...

2012-12-18

Relationships can be the sources of our greatest joys and pains. When emotions run high, conversations can be crucial and have ...

2012-11-21

People fear budget conversations because they feel ill-equipped to hold these sensitive discussions. If not approached skillful...

2012-10-17

Through our research, we learned there are six powerful sources of influences working on us all the time that help us change or...

2012-09-28

Most people fail to change their behavior because they rely solely on their willpower and perhaps one other source of influence...



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