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The Value of Vision Series – Ken Blanchard

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Ken Blanchard. Few people have impacted the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. Guest Post Leadership Vision and Strategy Full Steam Ahead Ken Blanchard Value of Vision Series A Leadership Vision for America: Rebuilding a Divided House.

Ken Blanchard and Chick-fil-A’s Mark Miller, on What It Takes to Grow as a Leader

Next Level Blog

Ken Blanchard is the co-founder and chief spiritual officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international management training and consulting firm. Improving Communications Personal Presence Team Building "Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life" Chick-fil-A Ken Blanchard leadership development Mark Miller

Great Leaders Grow. Guest Post By Author Ken Blanchard

Eric Jacobson

On Monday, February 26, Ken Blanchard's and Mark Miller's book, Great Leaders Grow , hits the brick and mortar and online bookstores. In honor of the book release I welcome guest blogger Ken Blanchard.

Do an Ethics Check to Navigate the Gray Zone

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Leadership Personal Effectiveness Ethics Check Ethics in America Ken Blanchard Mike Wallace Norman Vincent Peale Peter JenningsIt’s easy to know what’s ethical when your choices are clear-cut. If you hit a parked car, should you leave your contact information for the owner?

The Biggest Leap You’ll Ever Make: From Team Member to First-Time Manager

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Author Interviews & Book Reviews Leadership First-time manager Ken BlanchardThe jump from the role of individual contributor to a first-time manager is one of the the most dramatic and most challenging leaps one can make.

Are Your Millennial Employees Turning You Into a Helicopter Manager?

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Leadership Carl Rogers Dan Schawbel Flying Without a Helicopter Helicopter boss Joanie Connell Jon Mertz Ken Blanchard Micromanager millennials Scott SavageHave you noticed that you’re supervising more closely, giving more direction, or spending more time with your millennial employees?

The Power of One Minute Goal Setting

Great Leadership By Dan

Read a guest post from management and leadership guru Ken Blanchard, author of the One Minute Manager over at About.com Management and Leadership: The Power of One Minute Goal Setting. goal setting goals ken blanchard one minute goal settingYou learned it in Leadership 101: goal setting is the most powerful motivational tool in a leader’s toolkit. But is your goal setting up-to-date?

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What Gives You Hope?

Mills Scofield

Angela Blanchard BIF BIF10 Culture Education Hope Innovation Inspiration Leadership Liza Donnelly Matt Fritz Networking Strategy Vala Afshar Virtues-Values business model Summer is ending, leaves are changing and we know what is coming, and I''m so filled with Hope !

Highlighting Our August Sponsor: Launchbox365

Lead Change Blog

Resources Chasing Relevance Dan Negroni GenY Jeffrey Hayzlett Keith Ferrazzi Ken Blanchard Launchbox365 PokemonGo WebinarWe are elated to have Launchbox365 as our Lead Change Group sponsor for August!

10 Must-Ask Questions For Business Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission?

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Those Who Talk the Most Learn the Most

Leadership Freak

Ken Blanchard jolted my thinking when he said, “Those who talk the most learn the most.” I thought about listening. You must listen in order to learn. It didn’t take long for me… Continue reading → Leading

Go For the Gold! 8 Tips to Create The Future You Desire

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

In our book Full Steam Ahead: Unleash the Power of Vision , Ken Blanchard and I say “Vision is knowing who you are, where you’re going, and what will guide your journey.” Vision and Strategy Desired future Full Steam Ahead Jesse Lyn Stoner Ken Blanchard

Afraid? Stop Being So Selfish!

Modern Servant Leader

I was reminded of this when I recently heard Ken Blanchard say, “Fear and self-doubt is an ego problem. Servant Leadership Fear Ken Blanchard Self-Doubt One of the hardest lessons I ever learned was that I couldn’t lead what I needed.

June 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

The Lead Change Group is grateful to Randy Conley of Leading With Trust and The Ken Blanchard Companies for hosting the June 2016 Leadership Development Carnival. Leadership Development Leadership Leading With Trust Randy Conley The Ken Blanchard Companies

6 Ways Leaders Are Different

Great Leadership By Dan

The Secret , a book I co-authored with Ken Blanchard, outlines what we believe great leaders do -- the skills part of the picture. He is the author of The Secret of Teams and is the coauthor of The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do with Ken Blanchard.

15 Surprising Ways to Expand Leadership

Leadership Freak

Ken Blanchard. Leadership expands when you learn and contracts when you know. “If If you stop learning, you might as well lie down and let them throw the dirt on you.” Humility learns. Arrogance… Continue reading → Leading

10 Questions Every Leader Should Ask

Eric Jacobson

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge , authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission?

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Are You a New Manager? Four Conversations You’ll Need to Master

Leadership Freak

Thanks to Scott Blanchard for contributing this insightful post on four conversations new managers need to master. I invited several top leaders, authors, and bloggers to share their wisdom with Leadership Freak readers. Sixty percent of new managers… Continue reading → Communication Leading Management organizational success

L2L Book Review: “The Heart of Leadership”

Linked 2 Leadership

When best-selling author Mark Miller (The Secret with Ken Blanchard) looked into what it takes to be the type of leader that people want to follow, he boils it all down to what he calls their “leadership character.” Leading & Developing Other Leaders Organizational Health Practical Steps to Influence Servant Leadership Team Building Leadership Ken Blanchard L2L Book Review leadership Mark Miller

Leading Leaders – How to be Successful

General Leadership

” Ken Blanchard. GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “The key to leading today is influence, not authority.” So you have a boss.

Ken Blanchard on Your Change Communication Strategy

Management is a Journey

In the following video, management guru, Ken Blanchard, discusses the importance of a thoughtful change communication strategy for any organizational effort. An important point that comes across in this video is the importance of prioritizing communication to deal with critical areas of concern first. Poor communication is the source of many organizational problems and the [.]. Communication Videos change strategy communication

The Paradoxical Gift of Paradox

Mills Scofield

Angela Blanchard Growth Innovation John Hagel Paradox StrategyThis is just a quick post on something that hit me yesterday. In preparing for a strategic planning session this week, I realized that no matter how many of these I do, there is always a paradoxical feeling of being nervous about doing an excellent job for my client and being confident (hopefully not arrogance) in being great at what I do.

Are Your Creating Our Future, Your Own Future, or Just Trying to Survive?

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

This summer I was fortunate to attend the 20 th Anniversary Celebration of Berrett-Koehler Publishers , the publisher of the book I co-authored with Ken Blanchard Full Steam Ahead! Attitudes and Mindset Leadership Vision Berrett-Koehler Publishers Ken Blanchard Margaret Wheatley Peter Block

One Minute to Make a Difference

Leadership Freak

Leave a comment on this post to become eligible for one of twenty free copies of, “The New One Minute Manager,” by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson. Big egos move slowly. They worry… Continue reading → Leading Managing Success

Feedback…Criticism or Opportunity?

You're Not the Boss of Me

Feedback is the breakfast of Champions” or so says Ken Blanchard. Coaching communication Human Resources Performance Management coaching feedback Ken Blanchard Performance Managment Every once in a while, I like to get back to the basics.

Mark Miller on “the leadership game”: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

In his own words… I began writing over decade ago when I was fortunate to team up with Ken Blanchard on my first book, The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do. Since then I’ve co-authored a second book with Ken, Great Leaders Grow. Since then, I’ve released The Secret of Teams, The Heart of… Read More Mark Miller on “the leadership game”: An interview by Bob Morris.

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Fit At Last Chronicles Leadership Expert Blanchard's Weight Loss Journey

Eric Jacobson

The new book, Fit at Last - Look and Feel Better Once and for All , co-authored by Ken Blanchard and Tim Kearin traces business author Blanchard''s weight-loss journey with fitness expert Kearin, and how finally at the age of 73, Ken dropped over thirty pounds in the course of a single year.

Ten Important Questions Every Leader Should Ask

Eric Jacobson

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge , authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission?

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10 Must-Ask Questions For Every Business Leader

Eric Jacobson

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission?

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The Secret: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2009) The power and privilege of leadership as service to those entrusted to one’s care In this second edition of a book first published in 2004, Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller make skillful use of the business narrative when offering [.].

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Using Intelligence Theory to Lead and Unlock Creativity

General Leadership

It’s a leadership theory developed by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard that essentially states that there’s no single “best” style of leadership. GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link].

The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do

Leadership Freak

Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller clarify, “The Secret,” of leadership in… Continue reading → Leading Confusion is common. Confusion is the gift of those who think they know but don’t. Wisdom seeks clarity; evaluated experience delivers it.

The Definition Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobson

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Management Leadership Books Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management Skills Ken Blanchard Meaningful Work

The Essence of Leadership in Five Letters

Leadership Freak

Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller capture, “The Secret,” of leadership in five letters, SERVE. The beauty of SERVE is inescapable simplicity and actionable clarity. Serve See the future: envision and communicate a compelling picture of a preferred future. What do I want to be true of the future? Why should anyone care? How will progress [.]. Author Book Notes Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

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Want to Build Trust? Try Embarrassing Yourself!

Lead Change Blog

Author information Randy Conley I am the Trust Practice Leader for The Ken Blanchard Companies. Oh, those feelings of embarrassment! You feel your body start to sweat, your face turning red, and it feels as if every person in sight is staring at you while you make a buffoon of yourself.

Employee Engagement: 4 Basic Human Needs

QAspire

At Blanchard LeaderChat , Randy Conley shares insights from Leigh Branham’s research on employee engagement and outlines 4 basic human needs that leaders need to take care of at work.

Guidelines to Create a Compelling Vision

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Unleash the Power of Vision, Ken Blanchard and I explain: “Vision is knowing who you are, where you’re going, and what will guide the journey.”. A compelling vision helps you make choices about where to focus your energy.

Six Questions To Ask After You've Completed A Project

Eric Jacobson

Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, recommend you ask the following six essential questions whenever you do a project review : What did we set out to do? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Garry Ridge Ken Blanchard Leadership Project Reviews

Going First

You're Not the Boss of Me

To help you do that, I note that Jesse Lyn Stoner and Ken Blanchard have released a second edition of their book, Full Steam Ahead ~ Unleash the Power of Vision in Your Work and Your Life. Photo by Erik Johansson. Leadership is a very big and often complex topic.

What is Vision?

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

” - Ken Blanchard and Jesse Stoner. “Vision is knowing who you are, where you’re going and what will guide your journey.”