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Kenneth Blanchard Quotes

Enjoy the words of this American Author, Speaker, Consultant. Here are Kenneth Blanchard quotes to inspire and encourage. He has motivated many over they years with his words. One of his most famous books was The One Minute Manager. We hope you enjoy these inspirational quotes.

The best way to teach people is by telling a story.
Kenneth Blanchard

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. Kenneth Blanchard

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. Kenneth Blanchard

Their No. 1 value is ethics, No. 2 is responding to customers and No. 3 is profits, ... They're saying, 'We won't do anything that will improve our profit if it's not ethical or responsive to customers. Kenneth Blanchard

I once heard profit is the applause you get for taking care of customers and your people. Kenneth Blanchard

As a manager the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there. Kenneth Blanchard

Most companies spend all their time looking for another management concept and very little time following up the one they have just taught their managers. Kenneth Blanchard

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

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. Kenneth Blanchard

People who produce good results feel good about themselves. Kenneth Blanchard

Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less. Kenneth Blanchard

None of us is as smart as all of us. Kenneth Blanchard

Don’t wait until people do things exactly right before you praise them. Kenneth Blanchard

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

Feedback is the breakfast of champions .Kenneth Blanchard

Leadership is not something you do to people. It’s something you do with people. Kenneth Blanchard

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. Kenneth Blanchard

Leaders help ordinary people achieve extraordinary results. Kenneth Blanchard

The fastest way to drive an employee insane is to give him or her new responsibilities and fail to provide the necessary instruction and train-ing to do the job. Kenneth Blanchard

Catch people doing things right. Kenneth 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. Kenneth Blanchard

The most important habit is solitude, quiet time. People who enter their day by taking 45 minutes or an hour for themselves—meditation, prayer, inspirational reading, taking a walk—before they go for it in the real world do best. Research shows that those who take care of themselves first are better listeners and can be with others in a more constructive way. Kenneth Blanchard

Before something can become a habit it must first be practiced as a discipline. Kenneth Blanchard

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

The first principle of ethical power is Purpose. By purpose, I don't mean your objective or intention-something toward which you are always striving. Purpose is something bigger. It is the picture you have of yourself-the kind of person you want to be or the kind of life you want to lead. Kenneth Blanchard

I never use notes, they interfere with me. Kenneth Blanchard

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