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Creating a Customer-Focused Mindset in Your Organization

The Ken Blanchard Companies Ignite newsletter is a must-read for leadership, learning, and talent development professionals.The just published April issue explores how to create a culture of service in your organization. 217 more words

Behavior Change

15 Attributes of Great Managers

Last spring my son was working as an intern at our company.  One day he came into my office and asked, “What is the one book on leadership I should read?” My mind raced.  290 more words

Executive Development

Servant Leadership: 20 Top Thought Leaders

In a recent Servant Leadership in Action Livecast, over 3,200 leadership, learning, and talent development professionals had an opportunity to hear from 20 of the contributing authors in a new book co-edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell. 586 more words

Behavior Change

Don’t Let Your Ego Stop You from Becoming a Servant Leader

More than 6,300 people have registered for our Servant Leadership in Action Livecast coming up on February 28.

That’s a lot of people!

I think the event is popular because people recognize we are in desperate need of a new leadership model—one that recognizes that people lead best when they serve first. 602 more words

Behavior Change

Own Your Own Power

I was first introduced to the concept of “owning my own power” after complaining to a friend about a professional colleague.  My friend wisely asked me how I had addressed the issue with my colleague.  342 more words

Learnings From The Management Consultant

Coaching to Get Out of Your Own Way

When an organization invests in coaching for their leaders, it is often because they want to move the leader from “almost ready” to “ready now” on promotion lists. 583 more words



During the Super Bowl, probably about halftime, I was on my way home after running some errands. I had the radio on and was listening to an interview with Tim Urban about procrastination.  454 more words