Productivity and Passion

There are a couple of different measures that always matter.  Productivity is one of them.  You have to hold people accountable to deliver upon the goals and tasks that they are asked to accomplish.  The other piece that is not as heavily managed is people’s discretionary energy.    That’s part of what I found out…

Live chat on Keeping People Focused and Productive during Uncertain Times

Join Blanchard consultants Jim Atwood and Alan Youngblood at The Ken Blanchard Companies LeaderChat blog beginning at 10:05 a.m. Pacific Time for a 50-minute Q&A session.    Jim and Alan will be stopping by right after they finish their WebEx webinar on Keeping People Focused and Productive during Uncertain Times.  Over 400 people will be…

Live Chat with Madeleine Blanchard on Survival Skills for First Year Managers

Join Madeleine Blanchard, Co-founder of Coaching Services for The Ken Blanchard Companies, right here on LeaderChat beginning at 10:05 a.m. Pacific Time for a 50-minute Q&A session.    Madeleine will be stopping by right after she finishes a webinar being hosted by our friends at WebEx on More Survival Skills for First-Year Managers.  Over 600…

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…