Reward and Recognition: Join Mark Paskowitz for an Online Chat

Join The Ken Blanchard Companies’ Mark Paskowitz  for a live, online chat today at 10:05 a.m. Pacific Time. Paskowitz will be answering questions immediately after his webinar on Reward and Recognition on a Limited Budget. The webinar is free and is a part of The Ken Blanchard Companies monthly webinar series co-sponsored with Cisco WebEx.…

The Everyday Leader

Congratulations to Patti Breckenridge of Tampa, Florida and Lee Wise of Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania who were announced yesterday as the winners in our Twitter contest to help identify today’s top leaders.  Both Patti and Lee will be receiving a gift pack of 7 of Ken Blanchard’s best books, including best-sellers together with some of Ken’s newest…

Who’s Your Unsung Hero?

Yesterday’s posting on “Do You Need to Be Famous to Lead?” generated a lot of discussion on Ken Blanchard’s Facebook page.  The general sentiment was that you didn’t.  People felt that there were plenty of leaders in all walks of life who weren’t necessarily famous, but were still having a big impact on the people…

Today’s Top Leaders: Pushing the Edges

Today’s nominees in our top leaders survey/contest are beginning to push the edges of what many of us might consider a traditional leader.  In addition to leaders from business and government, today’s nominees included 24-year-old Daily Beast columnist Meghan McCain and 30-year-old Doc Hendley, the founder and president of Wine to Water. McCain is part…

What Are the Characteristics of Today’s Top Leaders?

We’ve received a bunch of new nominations in addition to yesterday’s initial response to our Twitter survey/contest for a gift basket of Ken Blanchard books.  (See details below.) Some of the new nominees are: Leadership expert and author, John Maxwell Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh Oprah Winfrey Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally Molecular Biologist and 2009 Nobel Prize…