There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses - only results.

— Ken Blanchard

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Remember, the best leaders are those who understand that their power flows through them, not from them.

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

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Feedback is the breakfast of champions.

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Ken Blanchard quote Humility does not mean you think less of

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

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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.

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

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Vision is knowing who you are, where you're going, and what will guide your journey.

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Ken Blanchard quote The key to successful leadership today i

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

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

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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.

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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.

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Ken Blanchard quote Leadership is not just what happens when

Leadership is not just what happens when you're there. It's what happens when you're not.

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Effective team leaders adjust their style to provide what the group can't provide for itself.

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

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Connect the dots between individual roles and the goals of the organization.

When people see that connection, they get a lot of energy out of work. They feel the importance, dignity, and meaning in their job.

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About Ken Blanchard

Quotes 123 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Author
Birthday May 6, 1939

The only job security you have today os your commitment to continuous personal improvement.

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Everyone knows that not all change is good or even necessary.

But in a world that is constantly changing, it is to our advantage to learn how to adapt and enjoy something better.

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If you want to know why your people are not performing well, step up to the mirror and take a peek.

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When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.

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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.

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People who feel good about themselves, produce good results.

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Empowering means helping teams develop their skills and knowledge and supporting them to use their talents.

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Leadership is about going somewhere. If you and your people don’t know where you are going, your leadership doesn’t matter.

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Your customers are only satisfied because their expectations are so low and because no one else is doing better. Just having satisfied customers isn't good enough anymore. If you really want a booming business, you have to create Raving Fans.

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

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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.

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When you touch - don't take. Touch people only when you are giving something - reassurance, support, encouragement, whatever

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All good performance starts with clear goals.

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Your role as a leader is even more important than you might imagine.

You have the power to help people become winners.

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Knowing where you are going is the first step to getting there.

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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.

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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.

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The first principle of ethical power is Purpose.

.. 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.

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Congratulations offer more potential than cash.

The amount of available cash is limited, but managers have an unlimited supply of congratulations. It's important to pay people fairly, but managers also should heap on congratulations and feed people's souls.

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We can't control everything in life, that's for sure, but we can reach out to the people we love to tell them we love and care about them.

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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.

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Asking for other's guidance helps you see what you may not be able to see.

It's always important to check your ego and ask for help.

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You have the power to help people become winners.

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The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.

" Ray Kroc "If some of today's leaders don't relearn the value of a smile, they'll be unable to fire up others' ability to find real enjoyment in their work.

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I never use notes, they interfere with me.

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

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I grew up in New England. I think I was brought up with the Puritan ethic: that if you worked really hard in life, then good would come to you. The harder you work, the luckier you get. I've come to believe that it's the smarter you work, the better.

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People who produce good results feel good about themselves.

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No one can make you serve customers well. That's because great service is a choice.

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To ensure that your work is also a play, I recommend that you develop a personal mission statement. This will help you find what it is to enjoy so much that you lose track of time when you're doing it.

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Consistency isn't behaving the same way all the time.

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Vision is a lot more than putting a plaque on the wall. A real vision is lived, not framed.

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Catch someone doing something right.

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A river without banks is a large puddle.

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The Hoffman Process brings forth spiritual leadership in a person.

It made my spirituality come alive. Through the Hoffman Process I actually brought my faith into my daily actions.

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Life is special when you reach out beyond yourself to be a true servant leader for others.

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HELP = H(umor), E-go, edging God out, L-istening, P-urpose

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