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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

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Podcast 50:Transformational Leadership Traits: Delegation

Here’s the transcript of Podcast 50 The Transformational Leader Effectively Delegates A common leadership challenge is defining how to empower teams to function at a higher level, producing more quality results. This is an opportunity to effectively manage one’s own schedule by

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Podcast 46: Leadership Skills: Being Vulnerable

Transcript for Podcast 46 is below Transformational Leadership Is Vulnerability Subscribe to Hugh Ballou’s Transformational Leadership Podcast on iTunes or Stitcher 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

Foundations

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

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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

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Planning is Essential for Effective Leadership

Plan to succeed or plan to fail. – Winston Churchill Planning is Essential Every day I talk to leaders in some organization who have a great idea, an amazing product or service, and know that they can make a difference in the

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Conducting Transformation: Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles are the compass that keeps leaders on track. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.  ― Stephen R. Covey Guiding principles are statements that guide our decisions and keep us true to our

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Leading Begins With Defining Why

It all starts with why. – Simon Sinek*   Simon Sinek speaks, writes, and consults on this topic and makes a compelling case for knowing why we want to do something – especially when it comes to leading an organization. Defining the

Systems

An Agenda: The Enemy of Productivity in Meetings!

No More Boring, Unproductive Meetings! An agenda is the killer of productivity in meetings. Focus on specific outcomes expressed as deliverables instead. Drive for excellence on outcomes in all activities, and you will create the DNA for excellence for your organization and

Friday Five

The Friday Five…The Best Of…The Best Blog Posts

The Friday Five…The Best Of…The Best Blogs of the Week February 5, 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

Relationships

Leadership Skills: Authenticity

I once saw a reporter stop a man on the street and ask him what he thought about apathy and indifference. He responded with, “I don’t know and I don’t care!” A friend once told me, humorously, that I should be sincere

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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

Friday Five

The Friday Five…The Best Of…My Best Blog Posts

The Friday Five…The Best Of…My Most Read Blog Posts January 15, 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

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The Friday Five…The Best Of…New Year Quotes

The Friday Five…The Best Of…New Year Quotes January 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. The list of the 5 best will vary randomly,

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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.