ken blanchard Quotes

Making the development of people an equal partner with performance is a decision you make.
tags: people development decision
— Ken Blanchard
When people don't know what's going on, it's human nature for them to imagine a version that's ten times worse than the truth!
tags: time nature people human imagine
— Ken Blanchard
A clear purpose will unite you as you move forward, values will guide your behavior, and goals will focus your energy.
tags: focus value energy goal
— Ken Blanchard
People should learn Less More and not More Less
tags: people learn
— Ken Blanchard
Empowerment requires a major shift in attitude. The most crucial place that this shift must occur is in the heart of every leader.
tags: heart attitude leader empowerment
— Ken Blanchard
Unexpressed thoughts don't mean squat!
tags: thoughts
— Ken Blanchard
People who feel good about themselves, produce good results.
tags: people
— Ken Blanchard
The best minute I spend is the one I invest in people.
tags: people invest
— Ken Blanchard
Knowing where you're going is the first step to get there.
tags: knowing
— Ken Blanchard
The people who work with you as their manager will look to you as one of their sources of wisdom
tags: people work wisdom
— Ken Blanchard
Goals begin behaviors, consequences maintain them.
tags: goal consequence
— Ken Blanchard
The best way to teach people is by telling a story
tags: people stories
— Ken Blanchard
One Minute PraisingHelp People to Reach Their Full Potential. Catch Them Doing Something Right
tags: people right potential
— Ken Blanchard
We can't always control what happens in our lives- things will go well, things will go poorly-but what we can control is our response to those events.
tags: control
— Ken Blanchard
If you don't blow your own horn, someone else will use it as a spittoon.
— Ken Blanchard
There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
tags: commitment
— Ken Blanchard
The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.
— Ken Blanchard
People who produce good results feel good about themselves.
tags: people
— Ken Blanchard
Vision comes alive when everyone sees where his or her contribution makes a difference.
tags: vision
— Ken Blanchard
People who feel good about themselves produce good results.
tags: people
— Ken Blanchard
If you want to know why your people are not performing well, step up to the mirror and take a peek.
tags: people
— Ken Blanchard
Honesty is telling the truth to ourselves and others. Integrity is living that truth.
tags: integrity truth living honesty
— Ken Blanchard
Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.
— Ken Blanchard
Effective team leaders adjust their style to provide what the group can't provide for itself.
tags: leader
— Ken Blanchard
One of the deepest principles of life and leadership: it's not about you.
— Ken Blanchard
The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
tags: people leader vision
— Ken Blanchard
The best minute you spend is the one you invest in people
tags: people invest
— Ken Blanchard
Many people measure their success by wealth, recognition, power and status. There's nothing wrong with those, but if that's all you're focused on, you're missing the boat...if you focus on significance -using your time and talent to serve others -that's when truly meaningful success can come your way.
tags: time people power focus talent wrong success wealth missing
— Ken Blanchard
Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
tags: breakfast
— Ken Blanchard
As a manager the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there
— Ken Blanchard
If you want your people to be responsible, be responsive to their needs.
tags: people
— Ken Blanchard
Empowerment is all about letting go so that others can get going.
tags: empowerment
— Ken Blanchard
Empowering means helping teams develop their skills and knowledge and supporting them to use their talents.
tags: talent
— Ken Blanchard
Servant-leader ship is all about making the goals clear and then rolling your sleeves up and doing whatever it takes to help people win. In that situation, they don't work for you, you work for them.
tags: people work help goal
— Ken Blanchard
If God had wanted us to talk more than listen, he would have given us two mouths rather than two ears.
tags: god
— Ken Blanchard
Vision is knowing who you are, where you're going, and what will guide your journey.
tags: journey knowing vision
— Ken Blanchard
If becoming a high performing organization is the destination, leadership is the engine.
tags: leadership
— Ken Blanchard
Learning is defined as a change in behavior. You haven't learned a thing until you take action and use it.
tags: action learning
— Ken Blanchard
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
— Ken Blanchard
Start your day with good intentions and set yourself up for a good attitude. It's not what happens to you that matters but how you respond.
tags: attitude
— Ken Blanchard
ken blanchard
Birth    : May 6, 1939
Death  : 1856
Occupation  : Author