Worried You’re Too Serious? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I am serious person. I was a serious child, raised by very thoughtful and serious immigrant parents. I have always had high expectations and standards for myself. I am now a manager of a large group of people and I am continually frustrated that almost none of them live up to my expectations.…

Servant Leadership—Do’s and Don’ts When Creating a Curriculum for Your Organization

Learn how to create a servant leadership culture in your organization. The just published June issue of Blanchard’s Ignite newsletter shares tips and strategies for leadership, learning, and talent development professionals. Highlights include Do’s and Don’ts When Creating a Servant Leadership Curriculum You have to resist the temptation to treat a servant leadership initiative as just…

3 Ways Senior Leaders Can Improve Customer Service in their Organizations

In a recent video interview, Kathy Cuff, co-creator of The Ken Blanchard Companies’ new Legendary Service program, identifies three ways senior leaders can help create a culture of service in their organization. See service as everyone’s job Cuff recommends that organizational leaders begin by expanding responsibility for customer service to everyone in the organization—not limiting…