Orchestrating Success

Converting Passion to Profit is a podcast by Hugh Ballou, The Transformational Leadership Strategist teaching leaders to convert their ideas into income. Each session is packed with practical concepts for immediate application.

Brainpower with Nina Sunday
Brainpower with Nina Sunday
38 min
OS 123: How to Marry Creativity and Business Ac...
Interview with Yiqing Zhao
24 min
OS 122 Super Charge Your Profits with No Bid Fe...
Interview with Ron Imbach
29 min
OS 121: Scale Your Business by Following Evan’s...
Learn Leadership Secrets from Evan Tzivanakis
38 min
OS 120: Ed Krow on Leadership
OS 120: Ed Krow on Leadership
29 min
OS 119: Know, Like and Trust and Other Sales Lies
OS 119: Sales Strategy with Sara Phillips
26 min
OS 118: 5 Leadership Myths That Kill Entreprene...
Raise 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.
12 min
OS 117: 5 Top Challenges for Today's Leaders
Top Challenges for Today’s Leader Leadership is a general topic that people understand in different ways; in fact people have contrasting and conflicting perceptions of how leaders should behave and what leaders should do. Therefore,
9 min
OS 116: Complexity vs Simplicity
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.- Albert Einstein There are at least 200 working days a year. If you commit to doing a simple marketing item just once each day, at the end of the year you've built a mountain.- Seth Godin*
6 min
OS 115: Choosing Vs. Not Choosing
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” ― Robert Frost Choices are very important in leadership. Making the wrong choice costs money and potentially damages the organization.
5 min
OS 114: Being Emotional versus Logical Thinking
The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause. - Gustav Mahler   Thinking versus Feeling is Transformational Leadership
9 min
OS 113: Excellence vs Mediocracy
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. - Steve Jobs As a musical conductor, I...
7 min
OS 112: Equality VS Excellence in Diversity
“I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We hear lots of noise in conversations and in the media about striving for equality of gender, nationality, and race - equal opportunity - equal rights - equal...
6 min
OS 111: Leaders, Set Your Standard of Excellence
Leaders, Set 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,
7 min
OS 110: Running and Leadership - Accountability
Hidden Goals Don't Work 5th of 5 - Set your goal.   Share your goal.   Accountability is energy. We think that being accountable to someone might bring us criticism if we fail. We don't want to look bad. We don't want anyone to judge us poorly.
4 min
OS 109: Running and Leadership - Focus
Focus on the Outcome 4th of 5 Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas Edison     You want to quit. Focus on success. Do not quit. This simple concept is very difficult.
8 min
OS 108: Running and Leadership - Getting Fit
If I miss a day of practice, I know it. If I miss two days, my manager knows it. If I miss three days, my audience knows it. - André Previn   Running to Be Fit 3rd of 5   The first rule is to set your goal. Then begin at once preparing for success.
4 min
OS 106: Running and Leadership - Goals
Setting Goals is the Key to Success 2nd of 5 - At the root of all success is a vision and intention. We must learn to set achievable goals. I lead teams. I lead meetings. I teach leaders to lead. I can see the end result,
4 min
OS 106: Running and Leadership - Commitment
Commitment is everything. I decided to begin training for a 5K road race when I was 48 years old. I had trouble running from one driveway to the next one. This was a major change in my life, however, I was committed to succeed. Two years later,
8 min
OS 105: Tradition vs Change
I have been traveling around the country presenting Nonprofit Leadership Excellence Workshops. In many instances, I’m asked what to do when a board, or members in general, are resistant to change. The phrase, “We’ve never done it that way before!
7 min
OS 104: Script Vs. Story
Reverse Paradigms - Script vs. Story   CEO Space SNAP: Super Networking Accelerated Potential The SNAP is a great networking tool created by Berny Dohrman and Bob Proctor 25 years ago to empower people to connect with more people in less time.
8 min
OS 103: Changing Self vs Changing Others
I constantly hear leaders complaining about others in the culture that they lead and focusing on how to change the behaviors of others in order to change the outcomes. The leadership methodologies that I support and champion are Transformational Leade...
3 min
OS 102: Leadership Skill of Discernment
Leadership Skill of 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*
11 min
OS 100: Reverse Paradigms, Obstacles vs Opportu...
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. - Henry Ford So, it’s not going as you planned? You are doing too much and your team is accomplishing too little. The work is more intense and the income is down.
9 min
OS 98: Reverse Paradigms, Controlling vs. Colla...
One of the biggest traps I experience with clients is that leadership is a term not universally understood and that leaders don’t know how to lead. We have been taught that leaders must have all the right answers and know what to do.
8 min