Ken Blanchard

Cofounder and Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies®

Few people have impacted the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard.

He co-authored the One Minute Manager Library, which includes The One Minute Manager (1982), Pulling the One Minute Manager to Work (1984), The One Minute Manager Meets The Monkey (1989), and The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams (1990) has collectively sold more than nine million copies and has been translated into more than 20 languages.

Keynote speaker Ken Blanchard is chairman of Blanchard Training and Development Inc., a full service management consulting and training company which he founded in 1979 with his wife Marjorie. He has been a guest on a number of television programs including Good Morning America and the Today Show, and has been featured in Time, People, US News And World Report and a host of other popular publications. He is also a contributing editor of Quality Digest, Personal Selling Power and Executive Excellence Newsletter.

Blanchard earned his B.A. in government and philosophy from Cornell University, his M.A. in sociology and counseling from Colgate University and his Ph.D. in educational administration and leadership from Cornell University.

A gregarious, sought after and prominent author, speaker and business consultant, he is universally characterized by friends, colleagues and clients, as one of the most insightful, powerful and compassionate men in business today.

When Ken speaks, he speaks from the heart with warmth and humor. His unique gift is to speak to an audience and communicate with the heart of each person as if they were alone together. He is a polished storyteller with a knack for making the seemingly complex easy to understand.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Christian Speakers, Customer Service, Employee Engagement, Management, Sales, Vision

  • Travels From:

    California

  • Price:

    Over $50,000

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Few people have impacted the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard.

He co-authored the One Minute Manager Library, which includes The One Minute Manager (1982), Pulling the One Minute Manager to Work (1984), The One Minute Manager Meets The Monkey (1989), and The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams (1990) has collectively sold more than nine million copies and has been translated into more than 20 languages.

Keynote speaker Ken Blanchard is chairman of Blanchard Training and Development Inc., a full service management consulting and training company which he founded in 1979 with his wife Marjorie. He has been a guest on a number of television programs including Good Morning America and the Today Show, and has been featured in Time, People, US News And World Report and a host of other popular publications. He is also a contributing editor of Quality Digest, Personal Selling Power and Executive Excellence Newsletter.

Blanchard earned his B.A. in government and philosophy from Cornell University, his M.A. in sociology and counseling from Colgate University and his Ph.D. in educational administration and leadership from Cornell University.

A gregarious, sought after and prominent author, speaker and business consultant, he is universally characterized by friends, colleagues and clients, as one of the most insightful, powerful and compassionate men in business today.

When Ken speaks, he speaks from the heart with warmth and humor. His unique gift is to speak to an audience and communicate with the heart of each person as if they were alone together. He is a polished storyteller with a knack for making the seemingly complex easy to understand.

  • Situational Leadership
  • Building High Performing Teams
  • Raving Fans
  • Gung Ho!
  • Discovering Self and Others
  • Mission Possible
  • First USA Bank

    “Excellent program. Ken was outstanding!”

    Publix Supermarkets, Inc.

    “You definitely made an impact on our division. Our managers will be creating Raving Fans for many years to come.”

    Baxter Healthcare

    “Thank you for your presentation at our national sales meeting. You set just the right tone for the meeting. You left a lasting impression on the organization, and during the day that followed you were quoted numerous times.”

    75 YEARS WITH KEN BLANCHARD—LOOKING BACK AND LOOKING AHEAD
    Friday, May 2, 2014

    Celebrating his 75th birthday this month and the founding of one of the world’s premier leadership development firms some 35 years ago, Ken Blanchard knows what is enduring when it comes to leading people. Reflecting on what has stood the test of time—and what he sees moving forward with a next generation of leaders, Blanchard points to three key principles.

    The first: “All good performance begins with clear goals.”

    The second: “Catch people doings things right.”

    The third: “Help people get an A.”

    It’s a philosophy he traces back to his earliest days as a professor, when he often found himself in trouble with faculty members.

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