Podcast 54: Leadership Is Visionary

Listen to the Podcast If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams Envision the Future Everybody has a dream. Only 3 out of every 100 people will actually


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.


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


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


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

Friday Five

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

Friday Five

The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – July 3, 2015

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending July 3, 2015 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 6 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these


Leadership Skills: Discernment

The culture of compromise is often accepted as the price of mass. But in fact, this is the crowded road to popular acceptance, and it works far less often than the compromisers believe it will. – Seth Godin* Ours is a world


Leadership Skills: Observing Triangles

“The basic building block of any emotional system is the triangle.” – Murray Bowen Triangles are… It’s quite simple. Triangles in human relationships and personal interactions exist. They are neither bad nor good. They just exist. Having said that, triangles can, and


Leadership Skills: Focus on Results

Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer