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Ken Blanchard

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278 Ken Blanchard: Life Is a Special Occasion

Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Ken Blanchard is one of the most revered thinkers and writers on business, leadership, and management philosophy. He’s authored more than 60 books, consults with Fortune 500 companies, and speaks around the world. You probably know him from his 1982 book "The One Minute Manager," which has sold more than 15 million copies. Ken has no intention of slowing down, despite turning 83 years old this year! If you’re craving a dose of inspiration, you’ve come to the right podcast. Ken and Whitney discuss how to seek the "pearl of good" in everyone, the power of the word "we" when it comes to servant leadership, how to avoid being a "seagull manager," and the importance of vulnerability. You can learn more about "The Mulligan" movie, based on Ken's book, here: https://themulliganmovie.com/


5 Jul 2022

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Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley on Simple Truths of Leadership

Beyond the To-Do List

This week it was truly my privilege to speak with Dr. Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley about their new book, Simple Truths of Leadership: 52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust. Ken Blanchard needs no introduction to many listeners as he has been a leading voice in business and leadership for decades. In this conversation, Ken and Randy share an abundance of wisdom regarding leadership principles of service, trust, and truth.Dr. Ken Blanchard is the cofounder and Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international management training and consulting firm that he and his wife, Margie Blanchard, began in 1979 in San Diego, California. In addition to being a renowned speaker and consultant, Ken also spends time as a visiting lecturer at his alma mater, Cornell University, where he is a trustee emeritus of the Board of Trustees.Ken is a prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Blanchard is universally characterized by his friends, colleagues, and clients as one of the most insightful, powerful, and compassionate individuals in business today. Ken is one of the most influential leadership experts in the world and is respected for his years of groundbreaking work in the fields of leadership and management.Randy Conley is the Vice President of Professional Services & Trust Practice Leader for The Ken Blanchard Companies.Their new book is Simple Truths of Leadership: 52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust. In the book they present a carefully curated collection of fifty-two essential leadership principles that are easy to implement and practice. The book is a fun, easy read that will make a positive difference in leadership and organizational success, Simple Truths of Leadership will show readers how to incorporate simple but essential practices into their leadership style, build trust through servant leadership, and enhance their own lives and the lives of everyone around them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


4 Jul 2022

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Ken Blanchard | Being A Servant Leader

Positive University Podcast

This episode of Positive U is very special as Jon Gordon is joined by one his greatest heros, Ken Blanchard. Ken is author of The One Minute Manager, among several other books, and is regarded as the greatest business teacher of all time. In this episode, Jon and Ken discuss what it takes to be a servant leader, getting your ego out of the way, and how to remind yourself daily that it is “we, not me”. Buy Ken’s book “Simple Truth’s of Leadership” here. This episode is brought to you in part by LEADR: People Want To Be Led & Developed, Not Managed. That’s why I’m excited to tell you about Leadr. It’s a people development software designed to help you engage and grow your team by developing leaders at every level of your organization. Leadr enables you to have consistent one-on-ones, giving and receiving feedback, setting clear goals, and so much more. It's time to transform people management into people development. You can request your custom demo at leadr.com. Mention the Positive University Podcast for 20% off your first year. 


3 Jul 2022

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Ken Blanchard: New - The One Minute Manager

Moonshots Podcast: Learning Out Loud

For decades, Ken Blanchard's; The One Minute Manager® has helped millions achieve more successful professional and personal lives. While the principles it lays out are timeless, our world has changed drastically since the book’s publication. The exponential rise of technology, global flattening of markets, instant communication, and pressures on corporate workforces to do more with less—including resources, funding, and staff—have all revolutionized the world in which we live and work.Now, Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson have updated The One Minute Manager to introduce the book’s powerful, important lessons to a new generation. In their concise, easy-to-read story, they teach readers three very practical secrets about leading others—and explain why these techniques continue to work so well.As compelling today as it was thirty years ago, this classic parable of a young man looking for an effective manager is more relevant and useful than ever. ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★


13 Jun 2022

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Servant Leadership, Trust, and Compassion with Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley

On Compassion with Dr. Nate

Dr. Nathan Regier, your host, welcomes Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley coauthors of Simple Truth of Leadership: 52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust. Randy Conley is the Vice President of Client Services and Trust Practice Leader at The Ken Blanchard Companies. Randy authors the Leading with Trust blog and is a contributing author of the book Trust Inc.: Strategies for Building Your Company’s Most Valuable Asset and works globally to help organizations build trust. Ken Blanchard is one of the most influential leadership experts in the world, he’s co-authored more than 65 books including the iconic One Minute Manager. He is the co-founder and Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies®, an international management training and consulting firm. In today’s episode, Nate, Ken, and Randy are exploring the intersection between servant leadership, trust, and compassion by unpacking some of the simple truths included in their book. Key Takeaways: [2:48] Randy and Ken share where they are on their journeys and why the book they wrote is so important.  [5:38] How is the book structured? [7:45] Randy and Ken’s intentions were to simplify leadership. [8:52] Simple truth: The key to developing people is to catch them doing something right. [10:20] Simple truth: Praise progress. [12:30] Ken and Randy share their perspectives on individualizing leadership according to their personalities. [15:07] Ken and Randy talk about the concept of being self-full. [16:31] Simple truth: People who plan a battle really battle a plan. [17:37] How do Randy and Ken define trust?  [20:02]  Key elements that define trust: Ability, Believable, Connected, and Dependable [21:12] Simple truth: Trust is a skill that can be learned and developed. [22:24] Simple truth: People will never forget how you make them feel. [24:46] Simple truth: Apologizing is not necessarily an admission of guilt but an admission of responsibility. [28:28] Simple truth: There is nothing so unequal as the equal treatment of unequal. [32:28] Simple truth: Forgiveness is letting go of all hope for a better past. [34:56] Randy and Ken share the simple truths that are the most valuable to them. [37:04] Ken shares a saying from his mother: “God didn’t make any junk, there is a pearl of  goodness in everybody.” [38:04] Randy shares his favorite simple truth: Love is the answer, now, what is the question? [40:46] Nate shares his three takeaways from an amazing conversation with Randy and Ken. Mentioned in this episode: The Compassion Mindset Simple Truths of Leadership Ken Blanchard Tweetables: “People who are servant leaders build trust.” #oncompassion  “Leadership is an inside-out process.” #oncompassion  “Self-full is about filling our tank so we can show up with energy to serve others.” #oncompassion  “Leaders need to remember they have a tremendous impact on people.” #oncompassion  “Forgiving others is a great self-full act.”  #oncompassion


1 Jun 2022

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Servant Leadership with Ken Blanchard & Randy Conley

12 Geniuses Podcast

In this episode, Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley explain what servant leadership is, the benefits of servant leadership, how effective leaders help employees set and achieve goals, and the foundational importance of creating trust within an organization. They also discuss the importance of recognition, how vulnerable leaders are able to more quickly and effectively build trust, and how exceptional organizations have clear missions, visions, and values that are known by all employees.


24 May 2022

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Dr. Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley | Top 25 Best-Selling Authors of All Time, The One Minute Manager, and Simple Truths of Leadership

Smart Business Revolution | Turn Relationships into Revenues | Networking | More Clients | Relationship Advice

Dr. Ken Blanchard is one of the world's most influential leadership experts. He is the co-author of more than 65 books including The One Minute Manager with combined sales of over 23 million copies in 47 languages. In 2005, he was inducted into Amazon's Hall of Fame as one of the top 25 best-selling authors of all time. He is also the Co-founder of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international training and consulting firm. Randy Conley is the Vice President and Trust Practice Leader for The Ken Blanchard Companies. Trust Across America recognized him with the Lifetime Achievement Award as a Top Thought Leader in trustworthy business behavior and he is a founding member of the Alliance of Trustworthy Business Experts. Inc.com named Randy a Top 100 Leadership Speaker & Thinker and American Management Association included him in their 2015 Leaders to Watch list. Randy and Dr. Blanchard's new book is Simple Truths of Leadership: 52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust. In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by Dr. Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley from The Ken Blanchard Companies, to talk about their new book, Simple Truths of Leadership: 52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust. They share strategies for attracting and hiring good employees, building trust in a remote team, and discuss the upcoming movie, The Mulligan. Stay tuned.


18 Apr 2022

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S34E25 - Simple Truths of Leadership, with Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley

Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast, with Jonathan H. Westover, PhD

In this HCI Podcast episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanhwestover/) talks with Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley about their book, Simple Truths of Leadership. See the video here: https://youtu.be/HkxDQnhcJqc.Ken Blanchard (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenblanchard1/) Best-Selling Author | Speaker | Leadership Expert | Thought LeaderRandy Conley (https://www.linkedin.com/in/randy-conley/) Trust Thought Leader | Author | Speaker | Vice President - I help people and organizations build high-trust relationshipsPlease leave a review wherever you listen to your podcasts!Please consider supporting the HCI Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=69688020.Check out the Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Academy: Courses, Micro-Credentials, and Certificates to Upskill and Reskill for the Future of Work! https://hciacademy.talentlms.com/.Check out the LinkedIn Alchemizing Human Capital Newsletter: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/alchemizing-human-capital-6884351526333227008/.Check out Dr. Westover's book, 'Bluer than Indigo' Leadership, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/bluerthanindigo.Check out Dr. Westover's book, The Alchemy of Truly Remarkable Leadership, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/leadershipalchemy.Check out the latest issue of the Human Capital Leadership magazine, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/hci-magazine.Ranked #6 Performance Management Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/performance_management_podcasts/ Ranked #6 Workplace Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/workplace_podcasts/ Ranked #7 HR Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/hr_podcasts/ Ranked #12 Talent Management Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/talent_management_podcasts/ Ranked in the Top 20 Personal Development and Self-Improvement Podcasts: https://blog.feedspot.com/personal_development_podcasts/ Ranked in the Top 30 Leadership Podcasts: https://blog.feedspot.com/leadership_podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


10 Apr 2022

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March 28, 2022 Curastorys Tiffany Kelly and One Minute Manager Ken Blanchard & Trust Expert Ran

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March 28, 2022 Curastorys Tiffany Kelly and One Minute Manager Ken Blanchard & Trust Expert Randy Conley

28 Mar 2022

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Ep. 233 Servant Leadership & Trust Building || Ken Blanchard & Randy Conley, co-authors of Simple Truths of Leadership — 52 Ways to Become A Servant Leader and Build Trust

Real Leaders Podcast

Ken Blanchard is the co-author of more than sixty-five books, including the iconic The One Minute Manager, with combined sales of over 23 million copies. He was inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of the top twenty-five best­selling authors of all time. An Inc. Magazine Top 100 Leadership Speaker, Randy Conley is a contributing author of three books. His award-winning blog, Leading with Trust, has influenced over 4 million viewers since its inception. Effective leadership is an influence process where leaders implement everyday, commonsense approaches that help people and organizations thrive. Yet somehow, many of these fundamental principles are still missing from most workplaces. In Simple Truths of Leadership, Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley share fifty-two Simple Truths about leadership that will help leaders everywhere make commonsense leadership common practice. Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.  


12 Mar 2022