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Podcast 56: Without Discernment, Leaders Fail

Listen to the Podcast We learn, then we digest that learning; finally we discern the appropriate application of the learning. – Hugh Ballou Discernment is Not Applied Many leaders that I meet do not utilize the gift of discernment in making decisions

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Podcast 55: Leadership Skills, Evaluation

Listen to the Podcast  Subscribe to Hugh Ballou’s Podcast on iTunes or Stitcher Get it on the iTunes store HERE. Get it on Stitcher HERE. Continuous improvement requires systematic evaluation. Continuous improvement requires unfiltered evaluation. – Anonymous Mastering the Evaluation is a Valuable Leadership Skill Often I

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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

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Podcast 45: Leadership Skills: Observation

This is Podcast 45 Leadership Skills: Observation       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

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Podcast 36: Leadership Skills: Embracing Opposites

This is Podcast 36 Embracing Opposites     Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE Transcription Below This Podcast Sponsored by Wordsprint Stay connected with your tribe!   Get Hugh’s Mini-Course on the 5 Pillars of Success for only $7  

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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

Balance

Balancing Life’s Critical Aspects

Life is a promise; fulfill it.  – Mother Teresa (now Saint Teresa) In previous posts, I have encouraged you to plan your day by planning your work. In order to accomplish the most, it is important to put everything into logical order;

Foundations

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

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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