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. Ken has coauthored over 30 best-selling books, including The One Minute Manager, coauthored with Spencer Johnson, and Full Steam Ahead: Unleash the Power of Vision , coauthored with Jesse Lyn Stoner, which have combined sales of more than 18 million copies in more than 25 languages. 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. 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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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. Ken Blanchard Question : Why is willpower so difficult for so many people? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Fit At Last Ken Clanchard Tim Kearin Leadership Leadership Books

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. How to Evaluate Your Leadership Style By Ken Blanchard, Co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life Today, I'm going to give a short, one-question quiz.

Introducing The New One Minute Manager

Lead Change Blog

Today we congratulate Instigator Ken Blanchard and his co-author, Spencer Johnson, on the launch of their book, The New One Minute Manager. While our world has changed substantially since the original One Minute Manager was published in 1982, this book reminds us that common sense and simplicity still play vital roles in successfully managing people. One Minute Goals are the first of the book’s three secrets to One Minute Management.

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. Yes, there were business books before that, but The One Minute Manager helped make them cool, interesting, and worthy of discussion at dinner parties. The post The New One Minute Manager appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

The New One Minute Manager Cracks the List

First Friday Book Synopsis

In 1981, Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson published The One Minute Manager. Since then, Blanchard has published many variations on the subject. All of these begin with a fable, followed by specific applications, concepts, and teaching points that are relevant to… Read More The New One Minute Manager Cracks the List. It is one of the best-selling and most translated business books of all time.

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

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The 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. The post The Biggest Leap You’ll Ever Make: From Team Member to First-Time Manager appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Author Interviews & Book Reviews Leadership First-time manager Ken Blanchard

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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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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.

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. Randy says it best when he describes this month’s contributions as “a treasure trove of wisdom from many of the world’s premier leadership, management, and coaching thought leaders and practitioners.” Leadership Development Leadership Leading With Trust Randy Conley The Ken Blanchard Companies

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?” This is a guest article by Ken Blanchard and originally appeared on the Ken Blanchard Companies Blog. Guest Posts book promotion Ken Blanchard servant leadership

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.

The Seven Attributes 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. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Garry Ridge Ken Blanchard Meaningful Work

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.

Simple Truths of Leadership Turn Common Sense into Common Practice

Leading with Trust

Ken Blanchard and I hold that belief and we’ve seen it proven throughout our careers. Here are a few sample questions: Do you have confidence in my leadership/management abilities? Leadership Servant Leadership Simple Truths of Leadership Trust Ken Blanchard

Preview Thursday: Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 3 of Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager. “Do Su san is the author of by-lined articles, peer-reviewed research, and six books, including the bestselling Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager with Ken Blanchard. From Self Leadership and The One Minute Manager, copyright © 2005, 2017 by Polvera Publishing, Susan Fowler, and Laurie Hawkins. Best of Books Management Change Management Leadership Preview Thursday

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.

A Performance Management Model

Great Leadership By Dan

As a follow-up to the recent post and comments " Are You Managing or Just Nagging ?", here's everything you need to facilitate a robust dialog on performance management, with lots of room for grey areas. Managing: How to Discuss an Employee Performance Problem. Nagging: Are You Managing or Just Nagging? Avoiding: The Cowardly Manager’s Guide to Dealing with Poor Performers.

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.

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. Sixty percent of new managers… Continue reading → Communication Leading Management organizational successI invited several top leaders, authors, and bloggers to share their wisdom with Leadership Freak readers.

Highlighting Our August Sponsor: Launchbox365

Lead Change Blog

Launchbox365 helps companies and individuals achieve bold success through applying their expertise in cross-generational issues to help organizations bridge the gap between managers and their Gen Y workforce to increase employee engagement, productivity, innovation and profits. ” Launchbox365 provides several uniquely positioned services in order to help organizations bridge the gap between managers and the GenY workforce.

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Three Management Styles

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Great Leadership regular contributor Paul Thornton: Management style greatly affects employees’ motivation and capacity to learn. The most effective managers vary their styles depending on the employee’s knowledge and skills, the nature of the task, time constraints, and other factors. The basic concepts presented in this article are derived from the “Situational Leadership Theory Model,” developed by Ken Blanchard and Paul Hersey.

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. The main focus of these managers is on their own shortcomings; they are often too hard on themselves. They are seen as “do-nothing” managers. ken blanchard servant leadership

Top 10 Tools and Resources for New Managers

Survive Your Promotion

Starting a new job with management responsibilities? The good news is there are plenty of tools to help you be successful in your new management role. Here are a few of my favorites: The Association for Talent Development (ATD) – ATD has a ton of great resources for new managers. T he American Management Association – The AMA is a great source for leadership and management training and development.

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Top 10 Tools and Resources for New Managers

Survive Your Promotion

Starting a new job with management responsibilities? The good news is there are plenty of tools to help you be successful in your new management role. Here are a few of my favorites: The Association for Talent Development (ATD) – ATD has a ton of great resources for new managers. T he American Management Association – The AMA is a great source for leadership and management training and development.

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What To Ask At The End Of Every 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 Leadership Project ManagementJust a little more advice from the authors of, Helping People Win At Work.

First Leadership Book To Give To A New Manager

Eric Jacobson

Years ago when I started my leadership and management blog, I posted the question “ What’s The First Leadership Book You Would Give To a New Manager ?” o Giving a book about management first. Blanchard The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – John C.

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Catch People Doing Something Right

Nathan Magnuson

” If you’ve ever worked for a boss who managed to find fault in every little job you’ve done, you know how demoralizing it can be. 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

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

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. They worry… Continue reading → Leading Managing SuccessBig egos move slowly.

Management Improvement Carnival – 2013 Edition

QAspire

I have been hosting the annual management improvement carnival (organized by John Hunter ) for last 3 years and I am glad to be continuing that streak. She is also the co-author, with Ken Blanchard, of an international bestseller “ Full Steam Ahead: Unleash the Power of Vision ”. James is an experienced operations manager who is passionate about improving quality, reduce cost and increase efficiency of operations. Annual Management Improvement Carnival: Edition 1 (2011).

View from the 40th Floor: Change at the Top and Bottom

Decker Communication

Ken Blanchard is a friend of mine (and the very successful author of The One Minute Manager ) who knows well the changes in leadership over the last 40 years. Communication Skills Continuous Improvement How-To Leadership and Communications Messaging Musings View from the 40th Floor Bert Decker centralized leadership Connection consistent communication corporate teams decentralization Decker Communications Decker Grid forbes Ken Blanchard leadership team communication

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 ReviewsHere is some great advice from the authors of, Helping People Win At Work.

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.

Work Is Meaningful When.

Eric Jacobson

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Garry Ridge Ken Blanchard Leadership Leadership Books Meaningful WorkAmong those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Their definition consists of these seven attributes. Work is meaningful when it : It is conducted in a manner that is "good and proper" in all respects.

Management Excellence Book Series Podcast-Full Steam Ahead

Management Excellence

I had the pleasure to connect on the phone with Jesse Lyn Stoner, co-author with Ken Blanchard of Full Steam Ahead-Unleash the Power of Vision in Your Work and Your Life (second edition), and this podcast is the output. I had the pleasure to connect on the phone with Jesse Lyn Stoner, co-author with Ken Blanchard of Full Steam Ahead-Unleash the Power of Vision in Your Work and Your Life (second edition), and this podcast is the output.

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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

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.

The 7 Attributes 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 Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management Skills Ken Blanchard Meaningful Work Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Their definition consists of these seven attributes. Work is meaningful when it : It is conducted in a manner that is "good and proper" in all respects.

Jeff Wolf: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Jeff Wolf is one of America’s foremost executive business coaches, speakers and management consultants. Prestigious Leadership Excellence magazine named him one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders for his accomplishments in leadership development, managerial effectiveness and organizational productivity. His strategic focus on solving corporate and human issues has garnered continuing raves from myriad global organizations. […].

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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? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Garry Ridge Ken Blanchard Leadership Leadership Books

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