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.

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.

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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. This book provides a suggestion that can untie those knots and encourage positive productivity.

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.

Eat That Frog!

Lead Change Blog

Take an hour to listen in as Brian shares some of his tested solutions and advice on how to banish the frogs that block your productivity and diminish your leadership. productivity Time Management Video Webinar

Are Your Millennial Employees Turning You Into a Helicopter Manager?

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

According to Joanie Connell, millennial worker expert and author of Flying Without a Helicopter, many Millennials are the product of an upbringing that focused on creating a sense of self-worth through success.

How the World’s Best Leaders Enhance Their Productivity and Effectiveness

Leading Blog

In my book The CEO’s Secret Weapon : How Great Leaders and Their Assistants Maximize Productivity and Effectiveness , I interviewed global business leaders such as Richard Branson, Donald Trump, Steve Forbes, John Chambers and others, who repeatedly demonstrated this knack of hiring the right person who could operate as a seamless extension of the executive. As Ken Blanchard remarked in my book, “Assistants give you the capacity to do so much more.”

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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Helping People Win At Work

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 Questions All Leaders Must Ask Themselves

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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Ten Essential Questions Business Leaders Must 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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How To Evaluate Your Leadership Style

Eric Jacobson

In honor of Ken Blanchard 's and Mark Miller 's book, Great Leaders Grow , 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.

10 Important Leadership Questions

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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Without A Climate Of Trust, You Have This

Eric Jacobson

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The 10 Questions Every Leader Must 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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How To Evaluate Your Leadership Style

Eric Jacobson

Ken Blanchard , author of, Great Leaders Grow , shares today's guest post: 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.

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 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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How To Help People Win At Work

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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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.

Ten Important Questions Business Leaders 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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The 10 Questions Leaders 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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Ten Important 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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Lessons From BIF-7

Mills Scofield

What I see is the opposite – incredible innovation in products, services, processes and business models. BIF-6’s theme was summed up by Carmen Medina , “Optimism is the greatest form of rebellion” Angela Blanchard iterated that at BIF-7 saying, “You can’t build on broken” So let’s start with her story. Angela Blanchard @CajunAngela of @NeighborhoodCtr BIF-7 Story & Video.

Conflict Without Casualties

Lead Change Blog

Drama costs the US workforce over $350 billion per year in lost productivity, absenteeism, passive-aggressive behavior, and wasted energy. When people misuse conflict energy, it becomes drama: they struggle against themselves or each other to feel justified about their negative behavior.

Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work

Lead Change Blog

On this 2-year anniversary of Susan’s book, listen in as she builds upon the latest scientific research on the nature of human motivation, and lays out a tested model and course of action to help leaders increase productivity and engagement, as well as purpose and fulfillment.

Building Emotional Competencies In Our Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

In this case, however, the manager’s positive emotional state lead to both higher engagement levels and overall productivity.

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. It’s been my experience that the employee will be more productive because of their renewed motivation to come into work. These individuals are just going through the motions, showing up to do the minimum, and would rather be somewhere else. Does this sound familiar? Well, it should. Per Gallup research, an astounding 70 percent of U.S.

Learning To Connect To Boost Employee Engagement

Tanveer Naseer

In a recent study, The Ken Blanchard Company found that while 70% of employees want to discuss with their boss their future goals and tasks, only 28% of leaders actually have these kinds of conversations with their employees.

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When Work Has Meaning, The Culture Changes

Great Leadership By Dan

Intention and attention from leaders can have a beneficial impact on employees feelings of contribution, value, and worth, which can boost productivity and service. The purpose of the study was to analyze the effects of workplace conditions on individual productivity. Guest post from S.

What is Vision?

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

” - Ken Blanchard and Jesse Stoner. Choose a significant purpose that’s not about you, but is about providing value to those who use your products or services. “Vision is knowing who you are, where you’re going and what will guide your journey.”

Building Trust Through Behavioral Integrity

Great Leadership By Dan

Employees are more proactive, more present, and more productive with the application of their discretionary energy. ? Chris has also served as a senior consultant with The Ken Blanchard Companies since 1995. Guest post from S.

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Preview Thursday: Win the Heart

Lead Change Blog

If we can harness the untapped potential buried deep within the hearts of our people, we can turn engagement from a liability into real, sustainable competitive advantage and usher in gains in productivity unseen since the industrial revolution!

Three Keys to Values-Aligned Experiences

Great Leadership By Dan

Withholding information from peers to make oneself look better/smarter/more productive ? The bottom line: Do the right thing for your sanity, productivity, and spirit. Chris has also served as a senior consultant with The Ken Blanchard Companies since 1995. Guest post from S.

The Right to Work Place Inspiration

Great Leadership By Dan

Chris has also served as a senior consultant with The Ken Blanchard Companies since 1995. He is the author or co-author of seven books, including Amazon best sellers The Culture Engine and Leading at a Higher Level with Ken Blanchard. Guest post from regular contributor S.

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Hope in the Workplace

Lead Change Blog

I once asked company leaders what they saw in their products. Most of the responses were descriptions of the product, until one leader said he saw peace. Isn’t a picture of peace more inspiring than a picture of your products?

Servant Leadership in Action

Leading Blog

Editors Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell have collected some good essays on the subject. Ken Blanchard begins by telling us that some people think you can’t lead and serve at the same time. Leadership is the by-product and positional authority is, at best, an afterthought.”

Don’t Tolerate Dysfunctional Teams

Great Leadership By Dan

Chris Edmonds: Two key indicators of a healthy team are that they are productive (getting tasks done to standards, on budget and on time) and effective (working together with a minimum of drama.) However, the research suggests that too often, teams are not productive AND effective.

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Six Things Great Leadership Teams Do

Great Leadership By Dan

They must act with one mind, one heart, and one voice to create an engaging, productive work environment. Since 1995, Chris has also served as a senior consultant with The Ken Blanchard Companies. Guest post from regular contributor S.

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Don’t Leave Workplace Civility to Chance

Leading Blog

I work with senior leaders of organizations of all sizes and industries to help them create purposeful, positive, productive work cultures. He has also served as a senior consultant with The Ken Blanchard Companies since 1995. W E'RE FACING a respect crisis.

Great Bosses Don’t Discount Others, They Validate Others

Great Leadership By Dan

Those behaviors certainly don’t create a safe, inspiring, engaging, productive environment with colleagues, family, or neighbors. Since 1995, Chris has also served as a senior consultant with The Ken Blanchard Companies. Guest post from S.

Live and Work in Joy with Eileen Hahn

Lead Change Blog

I know that is the most effective method for achieving high states of productivity and employee well-being. The Ken Blanchard Companies Situational Leadership II methodology remains my go-to approach to leadership.

Five Things GREAT Bosses Do Daily

Great Leadership By Dan

They act to maintain a safe, inspiring, productive workplace so employees feel valued and honored at work. By embracing these best practices, you can create a safe, inspiring, productive work environment that team members thrive in - and love being a part of. Guest post from S.