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 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 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

Leadership Skills: Team Selection

Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team. – John C. Maxwell Having the dream team is every leader’s dream, however few know how to build that team. We tend to gravitate to people we like, regardless of their fit for the culture we have or are creating. Selection of team … Continue reading Leadership Skills: Team Selection

The Friday Five…The Best of…The Best Blog Posts of the Week

The Friday Five…The Best Of…The Best Blogs of the Week April 1, 2016   I’m constantly discovering something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. This series presents the best ideas and resources that I have discovered during the week. The list of the 5 best will vary randomly, featuring my top posts, the top posts from others, leadership books and resources, and top concepts. I don’t benefit … Continue reading The Friday Five…The Best of…The Best Blog Posts of the Week

Leaders, Define Your Standard of Excellence

You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.   – Irene C. Kassorla One of the most common problems I encounter, when working with leaders to build results and create effective teams, is described in the statement, “My people just don’t do what I need them to do.” … Continue reading Leaders, Define Your Standard of Excellence

Leadership Skills: Communication is Relationship

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 that communication is about data. Many times the email is sent just prior to a scheduled time for personal interaction. The question also reveals the person’s lack of social … Continue reading Leadership Skills: Communication is Relationship

The Friday Five…The Best of…Leadership Books

The Friday Five…The Best Of… January 29, 2016   I’m constantly discovering something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. This series presents the best ideas and resources that I have discovered. The list of the 5 best will vary randomly, featuring my top posts, the top posts from others, leadership books and resources, and top concepts I’ve discovered. I don’t benefit from promoting any of these posts … Continue reading The Friday Five…The Best of…Leadership Books

The Friday Five…The Best Of…Thought Leaders’ Concepts

The Friday Five…The Best Of… …Thought Leaders’ Concepts January 22, 2016   I’m constantly discovering something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. This series presents the best ideas and resources that I have discovered during the week. The list of the 5 best will vary randomly, featuring my top posts, the top posts from others, leadership books and resources, and top concepts. I don’t benefit from … Continue reading The Friday Five…The Best Of…Thought Leaders’ Concepts

The Friday Five – The Best Of…

The Friday Five…The Best Of… December 18, 2015   I’m constantly discovering something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. This series presents the best ideas and resources that I have discovered. The list of the 5 best will vary randomly, featuring my top posts, the top posts from others, leadership books and resources, and top concepts I’ve discovered. I don’t benefit from promoting any of these posts … Continue reading The Friday Five – The Best Of…

The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – October 16, 2015

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending October 16, 2015 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these posts. Sometimes, I don’t even know the writer. However, I do read and personally grow my knowledge by reading posts that challenge my … Continue reading The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – October 16, 2015

Leadership Skills: Validating, Learning from the Data

Validating as a Leadership Skill, Part 4 of 6 Validation Is Learning from the Data We are learning from interviews and field tests. It’s not only that we are right or wrong…there are shades of grey and it’s a process of discovery. It’s validating the data and interpreting it that makes the difference. I meet many people who let me know that they are “intuitive.” … Continue reading Leadership Skills: Validating, Learning from the Data

The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – February 20, 2015

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending February 20, 2015 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these posts. Sometimes, I don’t even know the writer. However, I do read and personally grow my knowledge by reading posts that challenge my … Continue reading The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – February 20, 2015

The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – January 23, 2015

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending January 23, 2015 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these posts. Sometimes, I don’t even know the writer. However, I do read and personally grow my knowledge by reading posts that challenge my … Continue reading The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – January 23, 2015

The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – January 9, 2015

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending January 9, 2015 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these posts. Sometimes, I don’t even know the writer. However, I do read and personally grow my knowledge by reading posts that challenge my … Continue reading The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – January 9, 2015

Leadership Perspective: Reverse Paradigms – Push vs. Pull Leadership

You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that’s assault, not leadership. – Dwight D. Eisenhower The musical conductor is my example of an effective leader, especially when it comes to this topic of push vs. pull leadership. The conductor is perceived by some as a dictator. That’s not true. It’s not possible to make anyone do anything with a little white … Continue reading Leadership Perspective: Reverse Paradigms – Push vs. Pull Leadership

The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – December 12, 2014

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending December 12, 2014 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these posts. Sometimes, I don’t even know the writer. However, I do read and personally grow my knowledge by reading posts that challenge my … Continue reading The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – December 12, 2014

Leadership Resources: Personal Growth

  “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 have a leadership magazine dedicated to the needs of the social benefit sector…we are pleased to introduce Nonprofit Performance Magazine, … Continue reading Leadership Resources: Personal Growth

The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – August 8, 2014

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending August 8, 2014 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these posts. Sometimes, I don’t even know the writer. However, I do read and personally grow my knowledge by reading posts that challenge my … Continue reading The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – August 8, 2014

Leadership Skills: Avoiding Negative Influence

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. –  Napoleon Hill   A leader is primarily a person of influence. Leaders get to choose how to influence others – both positively and negatively. I eat at good restaurants. I enjoy healthy food and am happy to pay for quality. … Continue reading Leadership Skills: Avoiding Negative Influence