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Ken Blanchard Quotes


An American author and management expert best know for his book The One Minute Manager.
(1939 - )

Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.
 

Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
 

For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
 

I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works.
 

I never use notes, they interfere with me.
 

In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people... they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.
 

People who produce good results feel good about themselves.
 

The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
[Leadership]
 

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
 

The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization.
 

Too many leaders act as if the sheep... their people... are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.