13 Total Quotes

Ken Blanchard Quotes

Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
Ken Blanchard
#American Businessman

The world is less certain and predictable now. When there's uncertainty, people raise spiritual issues.
Ken Blanchard
#People

I once heard profit is the applause you get for taking care of customers and your people,
Ken Blanchard
#Applause

Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.
Ken Blanchard
#American Businessman

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.
Ken Blanchard
#American Businessman

The best way to teach people is by telling a story.
Ken Blanchard
#People

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.
Ken Blanchard
#Purpose

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.
Ken Blanchard
#American Businessman

For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
Ken Blanchard
#American Businessman

I never use notes, they interfere with me.
Ken Blanchard
#American Businessman

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Ken Blanchard
#American Businessman

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

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.
Ken Blanchard
#American Businessman