Welcome to Hugh Ballou’s Blog

It’s Time to Redefine Leadership

  • We’ve been taught things that don’t work…
  • We’ve inherited systems that are low functioning or dysfunctional…
  • We’ve seen others setting a low standard…
  • We’ve gotten stuck and are looking for something different.

Transformation Begins with Self-Transformation

The culture is a reflection of the leader and it responds like an orchestra responds to the the subtle nuances of the conductor. This only happens when the conductor creates an ensemble of excellence. In organizational development, I call this a “New Architecture of Engagement.” This means creating synergy through a common vision. This is why I named my company SynerVision®…it’s the synergy created by embracing a common vision.

In my work, in SynerVision International, Inc. and SynerVision Leadership Foundation, I champion Transformational Leadership as a culture of high performance. It’s a culture of excellence lead by a competent leader.

The strange thing is…we don’t really understand the word leadership. There are multiple interpretations and applications of what is thought to be leadership. My journey over the past 30+ years of working with visionary leaders has provided me with clarity of what works and what’s BS.

It’s time to cut the crap and get to the point…the point being, how do we get things done and how do we influence others? Read on…

This blog has multiple resource sections. Here’s the overview of those resource channels.

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Hugh Ballou’s Leadership Principles

Know the Score: Foundations Know the Score

  • Knowing what you want to achieve
  • Communicating your vision
  • Building the skills for success
  • Defining your position of influence

Hire the Best: Relationships High Performing Culture

  • Choose for competency
  • Define role & responsibility
  • Check for culture match
  • Identify expectations


Rehearse for Success: Systems Orchestrating Success

  • Create effective systems
  • Model excellence in every activity
  • Develop metrics for measuring success
  • Celebrate excellence often

Value the Rests: BalanceWork Life Balance

  • Schedule activities
  • Plan planning time
  • Set aside time to evaluate
  • Develop life/work boundaries

Podcast: Orchestrating Success

Orchestrating Success

My podcast on converting passion to profit

Leadership Forum


  1. Ongoing Discussions on Relevant Issues – coming soon
  2. Requests for Input for Problem Solving – coming soon

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