6-Week Online Class Provides Better Experience than 1-day Classroom Design, says Industry Expert

Recent technology advances have made it a lot easier to create the type of collaborative learning experiences today’s organizations are looking for, says Scott Blanchard, president of The Ken Blanchard Companies. “Platforms from companies like Intrepid and Degreed have allowed us to create a cohort-based design that stretches the learning out over a period of…

The Best Way to Show You Care during Difficult Times

“I’m sure you’ve heard the saying People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. And that is so true for anyone who is in a leadership role today,” says Kathy Cuff, senior consulting partner at The Ken Blanchard Companies. “In our SLII® leadership development class we conduct an exercise…

“People Think You’re Having an Affair at Work?” Ask Madeleine Top Questions of 2019

Each week, Ask Madeleine columnist Madeleine Blanchard answers reader’s questions about pressing problems at work. Here are the most viewed questions of 2019 while Madeleine is on holiday vacation. New Ask Madeleine posts will return on January 4. Happy Holidays! David Witt, Editor, Blanchard LeaderChat About the author Madeleine Homan Blanchard is a master certified coach,…

A Look Inside the Latest Research: Ego, Power, and Implications for L&D

Scott Blanchard, bestselling business author and executive vice president with The Ken Blanchard Companies, will be sharing an insider’s look at the latest research on hiring, training, and developing leaders in an online event co-sponsored by Training magazine. In the July issue of his company’s Ignite newsletter, Blanchard highlighted some of the key pieces of…

3 Ways to Help Managers and Direct Reports Collaborate to Achieve Goals

Want a more purposeful, aligned, and engaged organization? “Make sure managers and direct reports are taking a collaborative approach to performance,” says Susan Fowler, senior consulting partner with The Ken Blanchard Companies and coauthor of the company’s Self Leadership training program. “It starts with agreed-upon goals,” Fowler continues. “In my early days as a consultant,…