Known as the author of the book The One Minute Manager, Ken Blanchard is a highly successful business consultant. A motivational speaker, he has sold more than fifteen million copies of his books. He is a co-author of several other books. His books have been translated into many different languages.
Born in New Jersey
During his career, Ken Blanchard has co-authored over 30 books that have sold more than 13 million copies in 37 different languages. He is one of the most well-known business authors in the world, and he is often sought after as a speaker and consultant. Currently, he is a visiting lecturer at the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.
Blanchard is known for his books, including The One Minute Manager and The Generosity Factor. He also has a successful consulting practice, and he is a popular motivational speaker. His company, The Ken Blanchard Companies, is one of the top international management training businesses. He is co-author of The First-Time Manager training program, which teaches essential skills for new managers.
His company’s mission is to help organizations increase their performance through their leadership capacity. They do this by providing leadership development, training, and consulting services. They address the three major phases of organizational change – building leadership bench strength, leading organizational change, and developing leadership resiliency.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in government and philosophy from Cornell University
Known as one of the most prominent leadership experts in the world, Ken Blanchard is an influential business consultant and motivational speaker. He has a gift for making complex ideas clear and simple, thereby enabling his audiences to grasp them easily.
In addition to being a well-respected researcher and author, Ken Blanchard is an entrepreneur. He has worked with large multinational companies, helping them to achieve bottom-line success through customized training programs. His company, The Ken Blanchard Companies, is based in San Diego, California. They offer management consulting and training to organizations worldwide. The company was co-founded by Blanchard and his wife, Margie.
Ken is the recipient of many accolades for his contributions. His book, The One Minute Manager, has sold more than nine million copies around the world, making it the best-selling book of all time. He has also received numerous awards, including the ISA Thought Leadership Award and the golden Gavel Award from Toastmasters International. He is also a member of the HRD Hall of Fame.
Founded the Ken Blanchard Companies in 1979
Founded by the Ken Blanchard Companies in 1979, The Ken Blanchard Companies is an international management training and consulting firm with a global clientele. Its most famous offering is The One Minute Manager.
The company has trained more than 150,000 people annually in 30 countries. They have earned a reputation for providing the most innovative training products and services to a wide variety of organizations, including small and midsize businesses, government agencies, Fortune 500 corporations, and even some of the world’s largest brands.
The company uses a host of top-of-the-line technologies and APIs to deliver its acclaimed leadership training. The company offers training through direct onsite sessions, as well as “train the trainer” programs. In addition to its impressive portfolio of offerings, The Ken Blanchard Companies has also expanded into Canada and the UK.
Known for his book The One Minute Manager
Among Ken Blanchard’s 60 books, the iconic bestseller “The One Minute Manager” has sold over 21 million copies worldwide. He is an internationally recognized expert in leadership and management. He is co-founder of the international consulting firm “The Ken Blanchard Companies”. He is also a renowned speaker, trainer, and writer.
The One-Minute Manager offers a management model that encourages employees to become champions of their own success. It is a guide for managers looking to empower their people and reduce personnel issues.
In this short and easy-to-read book, authors Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson provide three secrets for becoming an effective manager. These techniques are based on a series of studies in the behavioral sciences and medicine. They are also adaptable to today’s work environment.
Has appeared on national television programs
Among his many accolades, Ken Blanchard has been named as a member of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University and has helped many fast-growing entrepreneurial enterprises. He also has a knack for making complex ideas easier to understand, and has penned several books on leadership and business management.
One of his most popular books is The One Minute Manager, which has sold over 13 million copies worldwide. The book also remains on best-seller lists for well over two decades. Despite its longevity, the book isn’t a complete work of fiction, and its title is a bit of a mouthful.
For the last twenty-odd years, Blanchard has helped companies of all sizes, and across all industries. He isn’t a salesman, and doesn’t speak in overly technical terms, but instead communicates his message in a way that is as close to the one-on-one experience as possible. His solutions are not only designed to help clients achieve their strategic goals but also to enhance their impact as leaders.