Author of The One Minute Manager. More than 12 million copies sold.
Few people have impacted the management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. A speaker and business consultant, Dr. Blanchard is universally regarded as one of the most insightful individuals in business today.
When Ken Blanchard speaks, he speaks from the heart with warmth and humour. His unique gift is to speak to an audience and communicate with each person as if they were alone and talking one on one. He is a polished storyteller with a knack for making the seemingly complex easy to understand.
Ken Blanchard co-authored the phenomenal best-selling book, The One Minute Manager, with Spencer Johnson. It has sold more than 12 million copies and remains on best-seller lists, to the library of books co-authored with Sheldon Bowles, Raving Fans, Gung Ho!, Big Bucks and High Five!, Ken’s impact as a writer is far reaching. His latest book The On-Time, On-Target Manager, continues to climb the best-seller charts. His book on spirituality in the workplace, Leadership by the Book, co-authored with Phil Hodges and Bill Hybels, is giving new meaning to Servant Leadership.
Ken is chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international management training and consulting firm that he and his wife, Dr. Marjorie Blanchard, founded in San Diego, California. He is also a visiting lecturer at his alma mater, Cornell University, where he is a trustee emeritus on the Board of Trustees. Ken is cofounder of The Centre for FaithWalk Leadership, which is dedicated to helping leaders walk their talk in the marketplace.
Ken Blanchard has received many awards and honours for his contributions in the fields of management leadership and speaking. The National Speakers Association awarded him its highest honour, the "Council of Peers Award of Excellence." He was inducted into the HRD Hall of Fame by Training magazine and Lakewood Conferences, and he received the Golden Gavel Award form Toastmasters International.