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Technology and Connection Drives Entrepreneurs

Just the other day while getting my hair cut; my barber told me about a new hire he is excited about making in 12 months. A longstanding client of his just quit her job and took HIM to a coffee conversation about the next chapter of her career. 604 more words

Entrepreneurs

Responsibility

Too many leaders act as if the sheep… their people… are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.

Ken Blanchard

Quotes

The 3 Secrets of The NEW One Minute Manager

On May 5, HarperCollins will release The New One Minute Manager, a new book based on the 1982 business classic co-authored by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson.  421 more words

Managing

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

Encouragement

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

Books

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

Kalamazoo