Don’t Lead In A Vacuum: 3 keys to creating a successful vision

Even under the best of circumstances, creating a business plan and getting others to actually buy into it is a difficult task.  Don’t make things three times as hard by trying to do everything yourself.  That’s the advice from Jesse Stoner in a recent article on Creating a Vision Statement that Works. Stoner explains that…

Thriving in the New Business Reality: Four Strategies for Leaders

Organizations around the world have been forced to change the way they do business. The worldwide recession, downsized workforces, and value-conscious customers have created a new set of expectations. A just-released white paper from The Ken Blanchard Companies identifies key strategies for leaders. Here are four of my favorites to get you started on positioning…

Join Ken Blanchard for a Complimentary Webinar and Online Chat Today!

Join Ken Blanchard for a special complimentary webinar and online chat beginning today at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (12:00 noon Eastern). Dr. Blanchard will be speaking on the topic of From Recovery to Prosperity: The Power of Vision and Leadership. The webinar is free and seats are still available if you would like to join over 1,500 people expected to…

Live Chat with Dr. Dick Ruhe on Re-Energizing Your Organization

Join Dr. Dick Ruhe, Senior Consulting Partner and co-author of Know-Can-Do right here on LeaderChat beginning at 10:05 a.m. Pacific Time for a 30-minute Q&A session. Dick will be stopping by immediately after he finishes his WebEx sponsored webinar on We’re Still Here … Now What? In this special event, Dick will be sharing six…

Shifting to Growth Strategies in a Down Economy

It’s been 12 months since the American investment banking system collapsed, starting a domino-like financial crisis that eventually spread around the world.  The good news is that the worst appears to be over.  The bad news is that the hard work of rebuilding your business still lies ahead.  This shift from immediate survival to planning…

Why Change Efforts Fail

70% of change efforts fail according to Pat Zigarmi, coauthor with Ken Blanchard, John Britt, and Judd Hoekstra of the new book Who Killed Change? out in bookstores now.    In Zigarmi’s experience of working with clients on organizational change initiatives over the past 20 years, a couple of common mistakes keep popping up when organizations…