I recently caught up with Ken Blanchard, who is the Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies. He is the author or coauthor of 50 books that have sold more than 20 million copies, including the iconic One Minute Manager®. His latest book is called Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life. In … Read More »
Recall your worst day at work, when events of the day left you frustrated, unmotivated by the job, and brimming with disdain for your boss and your organization. That day is probably unforgettable. But do you know exactly how your boss was able to make it so horrible for you? Our research provides insight into … Read More »
How to Use Your Knowledge to Build Authority
Knowledge is deemed to be the most important of the personal power sources. Referring to what you know and also what you can do. Knowledge is an extraordinary source of power that transcends race and class and, anyone with the desire to attain it can. We gravitate towards … Read More »
According to Harvard Business School, the most important and telling question to ask a leader is whom do you serve? Yourself? Your team? Society?
The answer reveals more about leaders than knowing their personality traits. Transactional leaders, the most common type of leader, who exchange benefits with their “subordinates and demands a sense of duty with … Read More »
There are some stories that stick with you forever because they are extraordinary. The most memorable stories are exemplary examples of risk, inspirational creativity and intelligence.
There was a CEO of a national corporation visiting the local Vancouver offices. A bright young candidate desperately wanted to work for this company but was having no luck through … Read More »