Three keys for staying on track at work

Tomorrow we are starting our annual 2-day all company meeting.  Over 300 Blanchard employees from around the world are meeting together to celebrate last year’s accomplishments and discuss this year’s strategies for succeeding in a tough economy.   A couple of us are doing presentations (including yours truly.)  I’ll be talking about engageable moments and…

The power of consistency

I just finished up the main article for the next issue of Ignite, our monthly e-newsletter.  It features an interview with Madeleine Homan-Blanchard, who is the founder of the Coaching Services division at The Ken Blanchard Companies.     One of the things we talked about was the situation new managers find themselves in as…

Cautious Optimism for Economy in 2009

We just published the results of our annual corporate issues survey. This year’s survey shows that executives and company leaders are somewhat optimistic that the US economy will rebound in 2009. Following the 2008 slowdown that has crippled economies around the world, over 70% of those surveyed expected the economy to begin its recovery sometime this…

Adjust, Don’t Panic

At a time when everything seems topsy-turvy, it was comforting to enjoy the touchpoint of the Super Bowl.  I listened to the game on radio while catching up with some work and it was reassuring to hear the ads for Lincoln-Mercury (focusing on batteries, tires, and brakes), Subway (eat healthy), MotorCraft batteries, and Barbasol shaving…