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 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...."
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.
"no me encantó"
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"
Ken Blanchard's Leading at a Higher Level techniques are inspiring thousands of leaders to build high-performing organizations that make life better for everyone. Now, Blanchard and WD-40 Company leader Garry Ridge reveal how WD-40 has used Blanchard's techniques of Partnering for Performance with every employee - achieving levels of engagement and commitment that have fortified the bottom line.
"Everything you have to know about WD40))"
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.
As a follow up to the success of Lead Like Jesus, Masterful Leadership features further teaching on the subject of Leadership featuring the likes of Ken Blanchard, John Ortberg, Henry Blackaby, Bob Buford, and many others.
"Must read for all leaders"
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.
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?"
How can you become a more successful manager, a stronger team leader, and a motivator who gets the best results from a group? Ken Blanchard and Marc Muchnick's The Leadership Pill provides the answer. Their entertaining and inspiring new book is a parable about the competition between two leaders with totally different management styles - a story that reveals the ingredients of truly effective leadership.
"A little silly, but a good message."
When do we need vision? During times of growth, change or opportunity - so that we know we're headed in the right direction. Instead of focusing on "what's next," we need to refocus on "what's first." Getting back to the basics means knowing who you are, where you're going, and what will guide your journey - having a vision. When work is meaningful and connected to what we truly desire, we tap into a productive and creative power stronger than we ever imagined.
"All Steamed Up!"
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.
"More should read and apply"
This audiobook teaches people at all levels - from entry-level associates to top executives - that it's up to them to help promote and preserve a winning culture of collaboration. The authors show that busting silos and bringing people together is an inside-out process that involves your heart (your character and intentions), your head (your beliefs and attitudes), and your hands (your actions and behaviors).
"popcorn business book"
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."
"Empowerment" can be a mind-numbing topic, but in The 3 Keys to Empowerment, Ken Blanchard and his coauthors use concrete examples, a Q&A format, case histories, and entertaining comments to keep the discussion lively. The authors show that empowerment is not about giving people power, it's about releasing the power they already have.
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.
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"