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Servant Leadership in Action

When people ask Ken Blanchard what he wants his legacy to be, he is quick to answer, “Servant leadership.”

That surprises some people who might expect him to point to his company’s flagship leadership program, Situational Leadership® II, or his best-selling business book, … 1,582 more words

Best Practices

Are You Overusing These 3 Leadership Habits? A Coach’s Perspective

Each of us have natural tendencies and habits.  Leaders are no different.  We might love to share our sage advice, to be problem solvers, or to play the devil’s advocate.  415 more words

Coaching

Ask Madeleine: The 5 Most Viewed Managerial Problems of 2017

What managerial problems got people talking in 2017? Coaching expert Madeleine Homan Blanchard responds to reader’s dilemmas every Saturday. Here are the five most read… 419 more words

Coaching

Mark Miller on Leaders Made Here

In this episode of the Blanchard LeaderChat podcast we speak with Mark Miller, Vice President of High Performance Leadership for Chick-fil-A and author of the new book, … 258 more words

Best Practices

Leadership Training—3 Challenges When Making the Business Case

Senior executives instinctively know that the quality of leadership in an organization impacts that organization’s performance. But leadership, learning, and talent development professionals still have to make the business case if they expect their training initiatives to make it through the budgeting process. 448 more words

Communication

Lessons Learned in Matching (or Rematching) a Coach with a Client

One of the most powerful underpinnings of high impact coaching is the match between the client and coach. This match is based on many things and is both a science and an art. 630 more words

Communication

Turnaround Coaching—What A Professional Coach Should (and Shouldn’t) Do

It’s true.  In some organizations, people are not given clear direction. They don’t know what a good job looks like. They don’t receive specific praise when they do well or concrete redirection when they run off course. 613 more words

Coaching