For decades The One Minute Manager has helped millions achieve more successful professional and personal lives. While the principles it lays out are timeless, our world has changed drastically since the book's publication. The exponential rise of technology, global flattening of markets, instant communication, and pressures on corporate workforces to do more with less - including resources, funding, and staff - have all revolutionized the world in which we live and work.
It's a rainy day in Seattle, and on the third floor of First Guarantee Financial, people have stopped believing they can make a difference. To new manager Mary Jane Ramirez, the challenge of bringing life back to her unenthusiastic and unmotivated team seems impossible, until she discovers an incredibly successful workplace down the street where the employees are so alive and passionate that people stop just to watch them work!
Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles, co-authors of the New York Times business best seller Raving Fans, are back with Gung Ho! Here is an invaluable management tool that outlines foolproof ways to increase productivity by fostering excellent morale in the workplace. It is a must-read for everyone who wants to stay on top in today's ultra-competitive business world.
"Can't wait to put into practice"
In Whale Done!, Ken Blanchard shows how positive reinforcement and redirection can help increase productivity. These techniques are remarkably easy to master and can be applied equally well at home, allowing listeners to become better parents and more committed spouses and have happier personal lives.
Ken Blanchard, Rick Warren, and Bill Hybels. Can you think of three people whose name you would rather have on the cover of an audiobook? We can't.
"This is a lecture not a book"
At one time or another, everyone in a position of authority, whether in a multi-national corporation or a local volunteer group, wonders what the key to great leadership is. Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller explore that important question in this revealing business fable. They uncover the secret that great leaders already know and detail what you need to do to truly inspire and motivate others.
"Becoming a leader?"
In Leading at a Higher Level, Blanchard and his colleagues have brought together everything they've learned about world-class leadership. You'll discover how to create targets and visions based on the "triple bottom line", and how to make sure people know who you are, where you're going, and what will guide your journey. Blanchard then turns to your customer, extending his breakthrough work on delivering legendary service, creating "raving fans", and developing a true "customer mania".
"I once was blind but now I see...."
Based on his extensive experience as coach and mentor to many thousands of Christian leaders across a broad spectrum of ministry settings, Reggie McNeal helps spiritual leaders understand that they will self-select into or out of greatness. In this important book, McNeal shows how great spiritual leaders are committed consciously and intentionally to seven spiritual disciplines, habits of heart and mind that shape both their character and competence.
This unabridged audio download of The Generosity Factor—packaged for you in best seller form by The One-Minute Manager author Ken Blanchard and the entrepreneur and founder of Chic-Fil-A® restaurants, S. Truett Cathy—invites you to discover the secret of true success. Here’s a hint: it’s what Jesus told us about giving away our time, talent, and treasure.
For decades, Southwest has been the airline industry's shining performer: the company of choice for travelers, employers, and investors alike. Why? Southwest's leaders know how to lead with love. As Southwest's president, Colleen Barrett, proved, leading with love is the non-stop route to outstanding business performance. Lead with LUV is an extraordinary, wide-ranging conversation between Barrett and Ken Blanchard. Together, they reveal why leading with love is the most powerful way to lead.
Durante más de veinte años, millones de gerentes en compañías de Fortune 500 y pequeñas empresas a nivel nacional han seguido las técnicas de El manager al minuto, aumentando así su productividad, satisfacción en el trabajo y prosperidad personal. Estos resultados reales se lograron mediante el aprendizaje de las técnicas de gestión que explican la rentabilidad de la organización y sus empleados.
You can try following the steps of someone else who was successful. You can listen to and practice success formulas. You can get highly motivated. You can be optimistic about every moment in your life. But until you really come to understand your purpose and until you follow your own mission, your achievements will lack fulfillment. This pioneering program helps you chart your own personal journey to excellence.
"Blanchard wisdom at its finest!"
In The One Minute Entrepreneur, Ken Blanchard (coauthor of the number-one best selling business classic The One Minute Manager); Don Hutson, CEO of U.S. Learning; and Ethan Willis, CEO of Prosper Learning, tell the inspiring story of one man's challenges in creating his own business.
"Boring at the beginning but truly amazing towards"
In Great Leaders Grow, a woman named Debbie Brewster becomes a mentor to a young man named Blake, as he embarks on his own career. Together, they explore four ways that leaders must keep growing, both on the job and off. Within their story are valuable lessons for anyone who desires both professional success and personal fulfillment.
"Good story but not for a single performer."
If you want your customer service team to get creative about excellent customer service, this audiobook will do the job. An unforgettable true story about a young man with Down Syndrome who changes the culture of a grocery store.
Ken Blanchard's phenomenal best sellers, such as The One Minute Manager and Raving Fans, have made him a globally recognized business legend. Now, he has joined with noted business author Steve Gottry to explore one of the most common and insidious problems plaguing the workplace: procrastination.
"If I had only known this sooner"
In It’s Not Just Who You Know, Tommy Spaulding—the former CEO of Up With People—has written the new How to Win Friends and Influence People for the 21st century. Success—in business and in life—is all about relationships. In this powerful guide to reaching out to others, Spaulding takes Dale Carnegie’s classic philosophy to the next level—how to create lasting relationships that go well beyond mere superficial contacts and “second floor” relationships.
"Another networking book"
While today's technological, social, and economic changes have helped the business world, they have also increased anxiety for employees, business owners, and especially managers. Experts Ken Blanchard and Michael O'Connor offer practical, proven solutions to help managers and their organizations reduce pressure while enhancing productivity.
In the trademark Ken Blanchard style, the authors tell the compelling story of Larry and Janice Sparks, who discover how to see each day as an opportunity to enhance their relationships, stimulate their minds, revitalize their bodies, and grow spiritually. As they learn to refire and open up to new experiences, Larry and Janice rekindle passion in every area of their lives. Listeners will find humor, practical information, and profound wisdom in Refire! Don't Retire.
Attempting to better themselves, learn new skills, and break bad habits, people read books, attend seminars, and take training courses. But in spite of what they sincerely believe are their best efforts, their behavior doesn't change. It's an endless source of frustration for organizations and individuals. Using the fable format Ken Blanchard made famous, the authors here lay out a straightforward method for making sure you actually use what you know.
"We Worth the Time"