Podcast 44: Leadership Skills, “Balance or Not!” with Leigh Anne Taylor

This is Podcast 44 Leadership Skills: “Balance…Or NOT” with Leigh Anne Taylor     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE       This Podcast Sponsored by Rock Paper Simple Let the world know about your brilliance!   Get Hugh’s Mini-Course on the 5 Pillars of Success for only $7 Hugh Ballou  Here’s the Video of the Presentation The Podcast Notes: Balance…or Not! I’m … Continue reading Podcast 44: Leadership Skills, “Balance or Not!” with Leigh Anne Taylor

Podcast 43: Leadership Skills, Managing Our Negative Scripts

This is Podcast 43 Leadership Skills: Managing Our Negative Scripts     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE     This Podcast Sponsored by Rock Paper Simple Let the world know about your brilliance!   Get Hugh’s Mini-Course on the 5 Pillars of Success for only $7 Hugh Ballou  The Podcast Transcript: We give energy to what we think about. – Anonymous You … Continue reading Podcast 43: Leadership Skills, Managing Our Negative Scripts

Podcast 42: Leadership “Shadow” Interview with Dr. David Gruder

This is Podcast 42 Leadership Shadow That Limits Our Effectiveness Interview with Dr. David Gruder   Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE   This Podcast Sponsored by Rock Paper Simple Let the world know about your brilliance!   Get Hugh’s Mini-Course on the 5 Pillars of Success for only $7 Hugh Ballou  The Podcast Transcript: Leadership Shadow Interview with David Gruder Hugh: Welcome. … Continue reading Podcast 42: Leadership “Shadow” Interview with Dr. David Gruder

Podcast 41: Leadership Skills – Managing Our Use of Time

This is Podcast 41 Leadership Skills Managing Our Use of Time     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE This Podcast Sponsored by Rock Paper Simple Let the world know about your brilliance!   Get Hugh’s Mini-Course on the 5 Pillars of Success for only $7 Hugh Ballou  The Podcast Transcript:   Points covered in this session include the following: Keeping yourself organized Writing … Continue reading Podcast 41: Leadership Skills – Managing Our Use of Time

Podcast 40: 5 Signs That It’s Time to Invest in Your Leadership Skills

This is Podcast 40 5 Signs That It’s Time to Invest In Your Leadership Skills     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE   This Podcast Sponsored by Rock Paper Simple Let the world know about your brilliance!   Get Hugh’s Mini-Course on the 5 Pillars of Success for only $7 Hugh Ballou  The Podcast Transcript: Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, … Continue reading Podcast 40: 5 Signs That It’s Time to Invest in Your Leadership Skills

Podcast 37: Leadership Skills: Communication

This is Podcast 37 Communication Skills, Systems, and Plan     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE     This Podcast Sponsored by Wordsprint Stay connected with your tribe!   Get Hugh’s Mini-Course on the 5 Pillars of Success for only $7 Hugh Ballou  The Podcast Transcript: Everybody talks about poor communication, but few do anything about it. – Hugh Ballou Communication is a Leadership … Continue reading Podcast 37: Leadership Skills: Communication

Session 35: Leadership Skills: Communication is Based on Relationship

This is Podcast 35 Communication is Based on Relationship     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE     Today’s resource: Validation Is Asking the Right Questions The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw Did you get my email? “Did you get my email?” is a typical question from those who think … Continue reading Session 35: Leadership Skills: Communication is Based on Relationship

Podcast 34: Leadership Skills: Validating, Asking the Right Questions

This is Podcast 34 Validation is Asking the Right Questions   Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE     Today’s resource: Validation Is Asking the Right Questions We conduct surveys with the wrong questions and are not looking for data. We are mostly looking for a validation of our idea, position, or plan. I meet many leaders in the concept stage for … Continue reading Podcast 34: Leadership Skills: Validating, Asking the Right Questions

Podcast 33: Leadership Resources – Personal Growth

This is Podcast 33 Personal Growth Resources   Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE     Today’s resource: “We should not judge people by their peak of excellence, but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.” ― Henry Ward Beecher Leaders Are Constantly Working on Skills For Nonprofit Leaders: 1) Nonprofit Performance Magazine For the first time ever, nonprofit leaders … Continue reading Podcast 33: Leadership Resources – Personal Growth

Podcast 32: Leadership Skills: Setting Powerful Goals that Work

This is Podcast 32 Setting Powerful Goals that Work   Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE     Today’s resource: Setting Powerful Goals Any idea that’s held in the mind and emphasized, that’s either feared or revered will begin at once to clothe itself in the most convenient and appropriate physical form that’s available. – Andrew Carnegie (to Napoleon Hill) I dream my … Continue reading Podcast 32: Leadership Skills: Setting Powerful Goals that Work

Podcast 30: 5 Perilous Practices That Take Good Leaders Down

This is Podcast 30 5 Perilous Practices That Take Good Leaders Down   Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE     We all do things that we wish we had not done. Those are usually called “Learning Experiences,” unless the event creates a catastrophic backlash or questions the leader’s integrity. We can use whatever words we want to use, however, in some … Continue reading Podcast 30: 5 Perilous Practices That Take Good Leaders Down

Podcast 28: 5 Leadership Mindset Myths That Kill Entrepreneurial Ventures

This is Podcast 28 5 Leadership Mindset Myths   Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE       5 Leadership Myths That Kill Entrepreneurial Ventures Hugh Ballou The Law of the Lid Your leadership is like a lid or a ceiling on your organization. Your church or business will not rise beyond the level your leadership allows. That’s why, when a corporation or team needs … Continue reading Podcast 28: 5 Leadership Mindset Myths That Kill Entrepreneurial Ventures

Podcast 27: 5 Leadership Gaps that Compromise Success and Set Up Failure

This is Podcast 27 5 Deadly Leadership Gaps   Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE       Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. – John F. Kennedy Removing the Barriers to Success When I work with leaders, I find repetition of some of the same issues. The issues are mostly of our own causing. Leadership actually sets up … Continue reading Podcast 27: 5 Leadership Gaps that Compromise Success and Set Up Failure

Podcast 16: Leadership Interview with Dr. Jeff Magee

This is Podcast 16 Leadership Interview with Dr. Jeff Magee     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE Leadership is Redefining “Profit” see my post HERE Hugh: Greetings, this is Hugh Ballou. My guest today is Dr. Jeff Magee. Jeff Magee has been a long-time friend and business associate. What kind of companies do you work with? Jeff: You and I are … Continue reading Podcast 16: Leadership Interview with Dr. Jeff Magee

Without Discernment, Leaders Fail

We learn, then we digest that learning; finally we discern the appropriate application of the learning. – Hugh Ballou Leading is Applied Wisdom I’ve just finished presenting to people this week in 5 separate groups. Some of the presentations were keynotes. Some of them were workshops or lessons. The common thread was leaders wanting to gain wisdom. Some were leading from middle management and others … Continue reading Without Discernment, Leaders Fail

Podcast 15: Legacy Interview with Cal Turner, Jr.

This is Podcast 15 Interview with Cal Turner, Jr.: The Legacy of Dollar General     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE Leadership is Redefining “Profit” see my post HERE This is interview #6 in the legacy series. In this podcast Orchestrating Success: Converting Passion to Profit, we think of profit in results other than money. This one includes money, ultimate success, … Continue reading Podcast 15: Legacy Interview with Cal Turner, Jr.

Podcast 14: Legacy Interview with Frank Shankwitz

This is Podcast 14 Interview with Frank Shankwitz: The Legacy of Make a Wish Foundation     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE Leadership is Redefining “Profit” see my post HERE Hugh: This is Hugh Ballou, and my guest today is Frank Shankwitz. Frank Shankwitz and I have crossed paths a number of times over the last couple of years, and this … Continue reading Podcast 14: Legacy Interview with Frank Shankwitz

Podcast 11: Interview with Berny Dohrmann

This is Podcast 11 Interview with Berny Dohrmann: Establishing Legacies Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE Leadership is Redefining “Profit” see my post HERE CEO Space was founded by Bernhard Dohrmann, a fifth-generation San Franciscan and expert in income acceleration training. “Berny”, as he is known, is featured in the acclaimed movie, “Tapping the Source,” and is the subject of a movie … Continue reading Podcast 11: Interview with Berny Dohrmann

Podcast 10: Interview with Roberta Gilbert

This is Podcast 10 Interview with Roberta Gilbert: The Legacy of Murray Bowen Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE Leadership is Redefining “Profit” see my post HERE Dr. Roberta Gilbert is a psychiatrist whose special interest is Bowen family systems theory and its extensions and applications to individuals, families, and organizations.  She is the founding director of the Center for the Study of … Continue reading Podcast 10: Interview with Roberta Gilbert

Leadership Perspective: Reverse Paradigms, Mindset of BOSS versus Influencer

“The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” ~ Kenneth H. Blanchard The notion of being a boss as an effective leader is far gone. Once when I had a team, they gave me an official “BOSS” card. I was a card-carrying boss. The card pointed out that boss spelled backwards is “Double S O B.” Funny! But it’s not funny. Pressuring team members and dictating … Continue reading Leadership Perspective: Reverse Paradigms, Mindset of BOSS versus Influencer