The Value of Vision Series – Ken Blanchard

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

A Leadership Vision for America: Rebuilding a Divided House. Ken Blanchard. The complaints are not so much about the leadership capability of the current president as they are about the political system in general.

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. One of the most influential leadership gurus in the world, he is the author or co-author of dozens of books, including the international bestseller “The One Minute Manager.”

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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. It is a question I've asked countless people at the leadership seminars we conduct.

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. The post The New One Minute Manager appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Cracking the Mystery of Self-Leadership

Leadership Freak

All the ugly stereotypes of bad leadership are expressions of lousy self-leadership. 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 Development

Avoid a Common Leadership Mistake: Empower Your Team


The session formed part of a week-long focus on leadership. Other speakers included representatives from Blanchard International and BTS Australasia. I was provided with guidance on the session topic, which had to relate to coaching and leadership.

Six Things Great Leadership Teams Do

Great Leadership By Dan

Chris Edmonds : When I consult with executives on crafting a high performance, values-aligned culture, one of the first things I do is to examine the effectiveness of their leadership team. Whatever that team is called - an executive team, a leadership team, a management team, etc.

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Do an Ethics Check to Navigate the Gray Zone

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The post Do an Ethics Check to Navigate the Gray Zone appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Leadership Personal Effectiveness Ethics Check Ethics in America Ken Blanchard Mike Wallace Norman Vincent Peale Peter Jennings

15 Surprising Ways to Expand Leadership

Leadership Freak

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

First Look: Leadership Books for May 2017

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May. One Minute Mentoring : How to Find and Work With a Mentor--And Why You'll Benefit from Being One by Ken Blanchard and Claire Diaz-Ortiz. The Leadership Gap : What Gets Between You and Your Greatness by Lolly Daskal. The Leadership Challenge , Sixth Edition by James M. Build your leadership library with these specials on over 39 titles.

The Power of One Minute Goal Setting

Great Leadership By Dan

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

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Creating a Leadership Culture

Nathan Magnuson

His latest book, Leaders Made Here , describes how to nurture leaders throughout the organization, from the front lines to the executive ranks and outlines a clear and replicable approach to creating the leadership bench every organization needs. Leadership skills are not innate.

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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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 !

Are Your Millennial Employees Turning You Into a Helicopter Manager?

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Leadership Carl Rogers Dan Schawbel Flying Without a Helicopter Helicopter boss Joanie Connell Jon Mertz Ken Blanchard Micromanager millennials Scott Savage

10 Essential Leadership Models

Great Leadership By Dan

While there have been thousands of books written about leadership, there are a handful of leadership models that have served me well as a leader and leadership development practitioner. These are the tried and true models that have shifted my thinking about leadership and help create teachable leadership moments for others. Situation Leadership. Developed by Ken Blanchard and Paul Hersey, it’s a timeless classic. Servant Leadership.

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

Top Leadership Experts to Follow in 2015

Modern Servant Leader

Are you looking for the top leadership experts to follow in 2015? Maybe you need a leadership development expert or public speaker. Whether you need a leadership and management expert for yourself or your team, you’ll find someone great below. Leadership Expert.

February 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! ” As I’ve seen in my own leadership journey, that’s often the choice that leads to new and exhilarating paths. Randy writes, “The performance of your employees is a reflection of your leadership.

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?


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

Building Emotional Competencies In Our Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

The major challenge this workplace issue presents comes from the fact that our ability to address workplace stress depends not on our technical capabilities, but on the emotional competencies we bring to our leadership.

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Why Are You Giving Feedback Anyway?

Kevin Eikenberry

Ken Blanchard calls feedback the breakfast of champions, and he is right. appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development feedback

10 quotes on leadership

The Organized Executive's Blog

Here are 10 of my favorite leadership quotes. Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born—that there is a genetic factor to leadership. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” Kenneth Blanchard. Leadership is about empathy. Leadership Management motivation leadershipI hope they inspire you as much as they inspire me!

60 Top Leadership Quotes Of All Time

N2Growth Blog

Below are my top 60 favorite leadership quotes of all time. Leadership is not what you know or who you know, but how to transfer what you know into the hearts and minds of who you know.” – Mike Myatt. “A My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.” The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership.

The Top 20 Leadership Books For A New Manager

Eric Jacobson

A couple years ago, I posted the question “ What’s The First Leadership Book You Would Give To A New Manager ?” within the discussion forum for the LinkedIn group Linked 2 Leadership. Blanchard The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – John C.

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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.

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 released The Secret of Teams, The Heart of… Read More Mark Miller on “the leadership game”: An interview by Bob Morris. Since then I’ve co-authored a second book with Ken, Great Leaders Grow.

The Signs Of Provocative Leadership

Lead Change Blog

It was an amusing game at a leadership retreat, especially after a few adult beverages. The instructions were simply describe leadership as a highway sign and tell why. What should be the nature and practice of leadership in order for it to be effectively practiced?

What Jazz Taught Me About Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

As such, I’m sure it’s not surprising to know that I often have the sounds of Coltrane, Monk, Peterson, and of course, Ella to name but a few wafting in my office as I sit down to pen my latest leadership insight or to develop my next leadership talk.

5 Leadership Lessons: Great Leaders Grow

Leading Blog

Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller have penned another business fable, Great Leaders Grow. If you get too busy with your job to grow, your influence and your leadership will stagnate and ultimately evaporate. I don’t control whether I’ll be in a formal position of leadership. Gain self-knowledge, knowledge of others, your industry, and the field of leadership Reach Out to Others. It’s really that simple, say Blanchard and Miller.

Why Compassion Is Key To Succeeding At Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

For myself, this September also marks a special milestone in my writing career – specifically, it marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of my first leadership book, “ Leadership Vertigo ”.

Servant Leadership Summit – Highlights and Quotes to Share

Modern Servant Leader

Becky Robinson and the Weaving Influence team pulled together a great webinar on Servant Leadership. Servant Leadership begins with self-examination. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership. Matt Tenney is the author of Serve to Be Great: Leadership Lessons from a.

December 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! For our December edition, we took a page out of last December’s Carnival of HR post and asked about books you have read which have made a difference in your leadership journey.

10 Reasons why Managers are Clueless about Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

I recently asked readers to submit their burning leadership development questions. Why, with Ken Blanchard, John C. Maxwell, and Warren Bennis books in abundance, do most people in leadership positions have no clue what to do?” Most managers (people in leadership positions) really don’t read books about leadership. For all of his visionary genius and contributions to society, many believe that Steve Jobs was a horrible role model for leadership.

What Enables Proactive Leadership?


What are the enablers of proactive leadership? Constant Learning: Learning feeds proactive leadership. “ Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” — Kenneth Blanchard. Join in the conversation: Have you seen reactive leadership in action? Leadership Leading People Leading Projects Learning Leadership Development proactive leadership

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2 Techniques That Transform Leadership Communication

Tanveer Naseer

Comment on the good Dr. Ken Blanchard, the author of “ The One-Minute Manager “, says if an employee receives fewer than four positive comments for every negative comment that is given by the boss, the employee will see that relationship as strained, at best.

6 Ways Leaders Are Different

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by By Mark Miller , Co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life: For more than a decade, I've used the metaphor of an iceberg to talk about leadership -- the 10% above the water line represents the skills of the leader and the 90% below represents their character.

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!

April 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development: Earth Day Edition


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. BIG Thanks to carnival leader Dan McCarthy from Great Leadership for allowing me to host this event. Namaste!