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Lessons Learned from the #Leadership Pill by Ken Blanchard and Mark Muchnick

The Leadership Pill is a very quick read, less than three hours and 112 pages.  In those few pages you’re dropped into a fictional setting with an unnamed leader.  310 more words


The One-Minute Manager

After some heavy reading of Jeff Bussgang’s “Mastering the VC Game”, I decided to pick something light. What better than the One-Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson. 428 more words


Motivation at Work: Six Action Steps for Leaders

Recent research into motivation has shown us that, at least in the corporate world, we don’t have the complete story. In their latest column for… 319 more words

Employee Engagement

The Secret to Raving Fans

I first heard about the book “Raving Fans,” by Ken Blanchard, while listening to a Startup Grind Kalamazoo interview with Chris Lampen-Crowell. Chris talked about it as required reading for the “world class training” he runs at… 260 more words


The One Minute Manager

Help people reach their full potential. Catch Them Doing Something Right.” This is one of the key foundations in the immensely popular book THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER – The World’s Most Popular Management Method by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson, M.D. 593 more words

Inspirational / Motivational

365 Days of Gratitude - Day 18

I’m grateful for my team:

For their independence, commitment to doing the right thing, for the laughter at staff meetings, for apologizing when we goof, for the excitement of adding a new person, for pulling the same way! 22 more words

What’s Old Becomes New! The NEW Leadership and the One Minute Manager

For many of us who love to read and study the topic of leadership, one book that is in almost everyone’s library (or should I say iPad now) is the book “Leadership and the One Minute Manager” by Ken Blanchard and Paul Hersy. 418 more words