Ken Blanchard is the author of “The One Minute Manager”, which sold over 13 million copies and has been translated into 37 languages worldwide. He has co-authored over 30 other best-selling books: few people have impacted the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Blanchard. He is additionally the Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international management training and consulting firm that he and his wife co-founded.
With a passion to turn every leader into a servant leader, Ken Blanchard shares his insightful and powerful message with audiences around the world through speeches, consulting services, and best-selling books. Universally characterised by his friends, colleagues, and clients as one of the most influential and compassionate leadership experts in the world, Ken Blanchard is respected for his lifetime of groundbreaking research and thought leadership. In fact, few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than he has.
When Ken speaks, he speaks from the heart with warmth and humour. No matter how large the audience, he is able to communicate with each person as if the two of them were alone and talking one on one. He is a sophisticated storyteller with a knack for making the seemingly complex easy to understand.
Ken Blanchard’s impact as an author is far reaching. His iconic 1982 classic, The One Minute Manager®, co-authored with Spencer Johnson, has sold more than 13 million copies and remains on best seller lists today. In the past three decades, he has authored or co-authored 60 books whose combined sales total more than 21 million copies. His groundbreaking works—including Raving Fans, The Secret, and Leading at a Higher Level, to name just a few—have been translated into more than 42 languages. In 2005, Ken was inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of the top 25 best-selling authors of all time.
He has received many awards and honours for his contributions in the fields of management leadership and speaking. The National Speakers Association awarded him its highest honour, the “Council of Peers Award of Excellence.” He was inducted into the HRD Hall of Fame by Training magazine and Lakewood Conferences, and he received the Golden Gavel Award form Toastmasters International.
"Learning is defined as a change in behavior. You haven't learned a thing until you take action and use it." Ken
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