Ken Blanchard on Connecting with Your Boss

Leadership Freak

In a recent conversation with Ken Blanchard a viewer asked, “How do I respectfully encourage my boss to be a more servant leader?” Facebook Live) People with lousy bosses often ask about Leading… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Interview Servant-leadership Video Growth Leadership Development

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. ” Mark Miller is vice president of training and development for Chick-fil-A. . Improving Communications Personal Presence Team Building "Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life" Chick-fil-A Ken Blanchard leadership development Mark Miller

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April 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, productivity, development, engagement, team building, and more. Development. Marcella Bremer of Positive Culture provided How E-learning can Develop your Culture. Marcella summarizes: “E-learning can be a great support to develop organizational culture.

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. The Lead Change Group will be hosting the July 2016 Leadership Development Carnival so stay tuned for our call for submissions in the coming weeks. Leadership Development Leadership Leading With Trust Randy Conley The Ken Blanchard Companies

February 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Jill shares, “Good leaders understand that self-confidence helps employees be more productive, but they can ignore their own confidence and its importance to personal development. Jim Thomas of Development Dimensions International (DDI) shared The Dirty Little Secret About Expat Failure. Julie Winkle-Giulioni of Julie Winkle-Giulioni provided Want to Institutionalize Career Development?

The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do

Lead Change Blog

When Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller collaborated on The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do , they created a story line based on simple insights that had the potential to make a major impact on those who read—and applied—the principles.

Refire! Don’t Retire

Lead Change Blog

No matter what viewpoint you have, Ken Blanchard and Morton Shaevitz want to help you make a positive transition from where you are to where you’re going by showing you how to infuse passion and zest into every area of your life.

No One of Us Is as Smart as All of Us—Treat People as Partners

Leadership Freak

Leave a comment on this guest post by Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley to become eligible for one of 25 complimentary copies of their new book, “Simple Truths of… Continue reading → Leading Author Book Notes Personal Growth community Leadership Development

Collaboration Begins With You

Lead Change Blog

In their book Collaboration Begins with You , Ken Blanchard, Jane Ripley, and Eunice Parisi-Carew support the message that every person in the company is accountable for their own part in promoting collaboration, regardless of their level. If you enjoyed this video, you may also enjoy our upcoming webinar with Ralph Brandt, organizational development consultant and managing partner at RDR Group, exploring whether diversity training really changes people.

How To Find And Work With A Mentor

Eric Jacobson

Ken Blanchard You'll also learn why developing effective communication and relationships across generations through mentoring can be a tremendous opportunity for companies and individuals alike. Bestselling author, Ken Blanchard, Ph.D.

The New One Minute Manager

Kevin Eikenberry

By Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson In 1982, a book was published that helped create a category of business books. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development Ken Blanchard One Minute ManagerYes, there were business books before that, but The One Minute Manager helped make them cool, interesting, and worthy of discussion at dinner parties.

Servant Leadership: Each of Us Has an Opportunity to Serve

Joseph Lalonde

A Guest Article By Ken Blanchard Sometimes when I’m leading a session for a big group of managers, I’ll ask, “How many of you think of yourself as a leader?” Anytime you are trying to influence the thinking, beliefs, or development of another person, you are engaging in leadership. Their interest in helping the other person develop. This is a guest article by Ken Blanchard and originally appeared on the Ken Blanchard Companies Blog.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobson

Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Check out the definitive book on servant leadership.

One-Minute Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

Ken Blanchard You'll also learn why developing effective communication and relationships across generations through mentoring can be a tremendous opportunity for companies and individuals alike. Bestselling author, Ken Blanchard, Ph.D.

How To Be A Servant Leader

Eric Jacobson

Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Check out the definitive book on servant leadership.

The Definitive Book On Servant Leadership

Eric Jacobson

Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership.

The Servant Leader vs. the Human Ego

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Ken Blanchard: Most people who consider themselves servant leaders spend the majority of their time thinking about how to help their people get what they need to achieve their goals and live according to the organizational vision. Developing a servant’s heart is a lifelong journey. ken blanchard servant leadership

Catch People Doing Something Right

Nathan Magnuson

The challenge is to recognize and acknowledge behaviors that are not so easy to spot: the employee who never shows up late, handled a difficult customer with grace or developed a presentation that make her boss look like a rock star. Here’s the method Ken Blanchard recommends in his book Whale Done! Culture Influence Inspiration Personal Effectiveness behavior collaboration fun Ken Blanchard perspective positivity Whale Done

April 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development: Earth Day Edition

QAspire

Welcome to the April 1st 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development. This month, we again have a great line up of posts on leadership, management and talent development. In his post “ Leaders, Change What You Pay Attention To ”, Blanchard’s culture guru S. Leadership Round Ups carnival Leadership Carnival Leadership Development Round UpNamaste!

Cracking the Mystery of Self-Leadership

Leadership Freak

Ken Blanchard says, “You can’t lead others if you can’t lead yourself.” Painful clarity: Self-leadership felt confusing to me until I… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Leadership DevelopmentAll the ugly stereotypes of bad leadership are expressions of lousy self-leadership.

One Minute Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

Ken Blanchard You'll also learn why developing effective communication and relationships across generations through mentoring can be a tremendous opportunity for companies and individuals alike. Bestselling author, Ken Blanchard, Ph.D. Blanchard coauthored the legendary, The One Minute Manager. Claire Diaz-Oritiz "Many people avoid mentoring because they think it takes a lot of time," says Blanchard. "It

The January Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2011 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Happy New Year, and welcome to the January, 2012 Leadership Development Carnival! This month's edition is a special "Best of 2011" collection of leadership development blog posts from many of our regular Carnival contributors. After four years of hosting this Leadership Development Carnival, I'm proud to have gotten to know these awesome bloggers and am inspired by their writing. Reason: "This leadership development post was one of the most fun to write.

The September 2012 Leadership Development Carnival NFL Kick-off Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

So with apologies to those who don't share this passion, I present to you the September 2012 Leadership Development Carnival, NFL Kick-off Edition. Lynn Dessert from Elephants at Work completes a hail mary pass with Using the Benchmarks® Assessment for Leadership Development. "As Development doesn't occur on schedule, it happens a little bit every day, on the employee's schedule, through intentional interactions and conversations.". Blanchard's culture guru S.

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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The March 2012 Leadership Development Carnival Going Green Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the March 4th, 2012 Leadership Development Carnival Going Green Edition. There's a lot 'o good reading here, so why not pour a mug of your favorite green beverage and take in a wee bit of leadership development. Blanchard's culture guru, S. And to close out this Green edition of the Leadership Development Carnival, Dan McCarthy from Great Leadership presents the Muppets, with a tearful rendition of "Danny Boy": That's it for this month's edition!

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobson

Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. However, Blanchard and Broadwell group them within six parts : Fundamentals of Servant Leadership Elements of Servant Leadership Lessons in Servant Leadership Examples of Servant Leadership Putting Servant Leadership to Work Servant Leadership Turnarounds Get your pen or highlighter ready.

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. Mark Miller, co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life , is vice president, training and development, for Chick-fil-A. 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.

Mentoring Tips From The Book, One Minute Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

Ken Blanchard You'll also learn why developing effective communication and relationships across generations through mentoring can be a tremendous opportunity for companies and individuals alike. Bestselling author, Ken Blanchard, Ph.D. Blanchard coauthored the legendary, The One Minute Manager. Claire Diaz-Oritiz "Many people avoid mentoring because they think it takes a lot of time," says Blanchard. "It

Think You’re Wise in Your Own Eyes? 4 Steps to Develop Leadership Humility

Leading with Trust

One study showed that firms led by a CEO who scored high in humility developed management teams that were more likely to collaborate and make joint decisions, share information openly, and possess a shared vision. So how can we develop humility in our leadership? As Ken Blanchard likes to say, “Being humble doesn’t mean thinking less of yourself, it means thinking about yourself less.”

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobson

Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. However, Blanchard and Broadwell group them within six parts : Fundamentals of Servant Leadership Elements of Servant Leadership Lessons in Servant Leadership Examples of Servant Leadership Putting Servant Leadership to Work Servant Leadership Turnarounds Get your pen or highlighter ready.

Eric Jacobson - Untitled Article

Eric Jacobson

Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. However, Blanchard and Broadwell group them within six parts : Fundamentals of Servant Leadership Elements of Servant Leadership Lessons in Servant Leadership Examples of Servant Leadership Putting Servant Leadership to Work Servant Leadership Turnarounds Get your pen or highlighter ready.

Jeff Wolf: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Prestigious Leadership Excellence magazine named him one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders for his accomplishments in leadership development, managerial effectiveness and organizational productivity. Jeff Wolf is one of America’s foremost executive business coaches, speakers and management consultants.

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One Minute Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

Ken Blanchard You'll also learn why developing effective communication and relationships across generations through mentoring can be a tremendous opportunity for companies and individuals alike. Bestselling author, Ken Blanchard, Ph.D. Blanchard coauthored the legendary, The One Minute Manager. Claire Diaz-Oritiz "Many people avoid mentoring because they think it takes a lot of time," says Blanchard. "It

Helping People Win At Work

Eric Jacobson

Here are some of my favorite pieces of advice from Ken Blanchard's and Garry Ridge's book, Helping People Win at Work : All good performance starts with clear goals. The key to developing people is to catch them doing something right. Garry Ridge Leadership Books Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Vision Statements Ken Blanchard Leadership Quotes

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The Secret

Leadership Freak

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

RIP: Retired in Position

Lead Change Blog

“Retired in position” refers to an unengaged employee, a term which I first heard used by Ken Blanchard. Together, they would need to put the right measures in place, in a development plan, to ensure the current duties do not deteriorate due to the additional responsibilities. You own your professional development and know that your role has a shelf life. These individuals are just going through the motions, showing up to do the minimum, and would rather be somewhere else.

One Minute Mentoring

Eric Jacobson

Ken Blanchard You'll also learn why developing effective communication and relationships across generations through mentoring can be a tremendous opportunity for companies and individuals alike. Bestselling author, Ken Blanchard, Ph.D.

Book Review: Full Steam Ahead

LDRLB

Where most part ways is just what that vision looks like, how develops it, and what to do with it. This is where I started to side with Jesse Lyn Stoner, who, with Ken Blanchard, just released the second edition of Full Steam Ahead. Drawing from Stoner’s doctoral dissertation work on vision in organizations, Full Steam Ahead tells the story of Jim and Ellie and how their chance meeting yielded wonderful discussions on developing an organization’s vision.

The Essence of Leadership in Five Letters

Leadership Freak

Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller capture, “The Secret,” of leadership in five letters, SERVE. Author Book Notes Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development organizational successThe 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 [.].

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The Three Indicators that Your Team is Still in Pain

Lead Change Blog

Through keynotes, workshops, and leadership coaching, learn how to cultivate trust and collaboration and develop a plan to emerge and leave a legacy. Have you read Sonia’s story of Brave Apple, endorsed by Ken Blanchard? Leadership Development leading teams problem resolution

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Solving the Problem of Too Much Passion

Leadership Freak

When Vicki Stanford, Director of the Speakers Bureau for The Ken Blanchard Companies, invited me to send a video for one of their webcasts, I sent this video on Un-Leaderlike Moments. Leading Passion Personal Growth Strengths Taking others higher Video Growth Leadership DevelopmentIt’s how I’m solving the problem of too much passion. (2 2 min. 47 sec.) : How have you seen passion get in the way? This is [.].

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. Leadership Development Trust 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. Those embarrassing moments you experience may actually help build trust with others. A study by researchers at U.C. Berkeley suggests the [.]

How to Influence others at Work

Career Advancement

” ~ Ken Blanchard. Now that Haleigh had developed both of them, she was ready to start exerting her influence throughout her organization. Developing Leadership Skills“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”