The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey

Author: Kenneth H. Blanchard,William Oncken,Hal Burrows

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0688103804

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 137

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When a person goes to the boss with a problem and the boss agrees to do something about it, the monkey is off his back and onto the boss's. How can managers avoid these leaping monkeys? Here is priceless advice from three famous experts: how managers can meet their own priorities, give back other people's monkeys, and let them solve their own problems.

The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey

Author: Kenneth H. Blanchard,William Oncken,Hal Burrows

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007116985

Category: Delegation of authority

Page: 133

View: 4059

Overview: One simple idea can set you free: Don't take on a problem if it isn't yours! One of the most liberating books in the extraordinary One Minute Manager Library teaches managers an unforgettable lesson: how to have time to do what they want and need to do. The authors tell why managers who accept every problem given them by their staffs become hopeless bottlenecks. With a vivid, humorous, and too-familiar scenario they show a manager loaded down by all the monkeys that have jumped from their rightful owners onto his back. Then step by step they show how managers can free themselves from doing everyone else's job and ensure that every problem is handled by the proper staff person. By using Oncken's Four Rules of Monkey Management managers will learn to become effective supervisors of time, energy, and talent -- especially their own.

The New One Minute Manager

Author: Ken Blanchard,Spencer Johnson, M.D.

Publisher: William Morrow

ISBN: 9780062367549

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

View: 7336

The New One Minute Manager offers a way for you to succeed sooner with less stress in changing times—both at work and at home. Based on the original book The One Minute Manager that helped millions of people around the world in organizations large and small, this new version of the classic story deals with a new world. The book will help you find meaning in your work and inspire you to discover new ways to help your organization adapt and prosper. The New One Minute Manager is a concise, easily read story that reveals three very practical secrets: One Minute Goals, One Minute Praisings, and One Minute Re-Directs, the new third secret. The story is based on studies in the behavioral sciences and medicine that support why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people. And by the book's end, you will know how to apply what you discover to your own situation and enjoy the benefits.

Putting the One Minute Manager to Work

How to Turn the 3 Secrets into Skills

Author: Ken Blanchard

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060881674

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

View: 4983

The One Minute Manager, published in 1982, took the world by storm. More than 13 million copies have been sold in this country and it has been translated into more than 25 languages, making it one of the most influential books about business management ever written. The second book in this record-breaking series, Putting the One Minute Manager to Work, turns the three secrets of One Minute Management into day-to-day skills and shows how they work in real-life situations. By going straight to boardrooms and assembly lines for their examples, the authors put the One Minute concepts into working systems that directly affect a company's bottom line. Here is the next step in the revolutionary, simple, and uniquely effective system that is changing how the world runs business.

The One Minute Apology

A Powerful Way to Make Things Better

Author: Ken Blanchard,Margret McBride

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0688169813

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

View: 3466

With his phenomenal bestsellers The One Minute Manager and Raving Fans, Ken Blanchard changed the way we approach management, leadership, and customer service. Now Blanchard, along with coauthor Margret McBride, presents a concept that, when implemented properly, is one of the most powerful actions for improving company and employee morale. This is also a book that can extend well beyond the business realm and can repair relationships that we thought were broken forever. Using Blanchard's signature breezy style, The One Minute Apology tells the story of a Young Man who wants to help his mentor, a company president, face and deal with some crucial mistakes he has made. For advice, the Young Man turns to a family friend, the One Minute Manager. What begins as a beautiful country weekend turns into an enlightening few days when he discovers what it truly means to apologize effectively when we have done something wrong. Through this engaging parable, Blanchard and McBride teach readers step-by-step how to accept responsibility for their errors and deal with the cause of the damage while maintaining a genuine sense of integrity. Destined to join Ken Blanchard's other groundbreaking classics, The One Minute Apology offers businesspeople -- and just about anyone -- a cogent and clear-headed way of approaching one of life's most perplexing dilemmas: how to accept that we have made a wrong decision and how to correct it by making a meaningful apology. The techniques described in this simple but profound story will have significant results at work and at home.

The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams

New and Revised Edition

Author: Ken Blanchard,Eunice Parisi-Carew,Donald Carew

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061741205

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

View: 9833

Newly updated and backed by decades of research, this classic guide will equip leaders and team members alike to unleash the power of teamwork. Never before in the history of the workplace has the concept of teamwork been more important to the functioning of successful organizations. Ken Blanchard, bestselling coauthor of Raving Fans, The One Minute Manager® and Gung Ho!, teams up with Donald Carew and Eunice Parisi-Carew to explain how all groups move through four stages of development on their way to becoming high performing teams—orientation, dissatisfaction, integration and production. The authors then show how a manager can help any group become effective quickly and with a minimum of stress.

Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager

Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Self Leadership

Author: Ken Blanchard,Susan Fowler,Lawrence Hawkins

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061751421

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

View: 7209

Ken Blanchard's phenomenal bestselling classic The One Minute Manager explores the skills needed to become an effective self leader. Now, Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager clearly and thoroughly reveals how power, freedom, and autonomy come from having the right mind-set and the skills needed to take personal responsibility for success. In this captivating business parable, number one New York Times bestselling author Ken Blanchard, with coauthors Susan Fowler and Laurence Hawkins, tells the story of Steve, a young advertising executive who is about to lose his job. During a series of talks with a gifted magician named Cayla, Steve comes to realize the power of taking responsibility for his situation and not playing the victim. Passing along the knowledge she has learned from the One Minute Manager, Cayla teaches Steve the three skills of self leadership. These three techniques not only empower him to keep his job but show him what he needs to know in order to keep growing, learning, and achieving. For twenty-five years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed Ken Blanchard's management method, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal prosperity. Now, discover Ken Blanchard's newest techniques in Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager and experience the profitability that has been achieved by applying his management lessons.

The One Minute Sales Person

The Quickest Way to Sell People on Yourself, Your Services, Products, or Ideas--at Work and in Life

Author: Spencer Johnson

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060514922

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

View: 9333

In this newly released edition of one of his classic books, The One Minute Sales Person, Spencer Johnson, the author of the number one New York Times bestseller Who Moved My Cheese?, shows you how to sell your ideas, products, or services successfully! This is the book that has proved to be a must-have for the millions of people who were looking for the quickest way to improve their selling skills. In these changing times, Spencer Johnson, coauthor of The One Minute Manager®, shows you how the phenomenal One Minute® methods can bring real and lasting sales success with the least amount of time and effort. You will learn how to enjoy your job and your life more as you discover the effective secrets of "self-management," the integrity of "selling on purpose," and the liberating "wonderful paradox" of helping others get what they want so you can get what you need. The One Minute Sales Person is a clear, easy and invaluable guide that works for both you and the people you sell to, for your financial prosperity and personal well-being. In short, it is a classic Spencer Johnson bestseller that can help you enjoy more success with less stress.

Leadership and the One Minute Manager

Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership

Author: Ken Blanchard,Patricia Zigarmi,Drea Zigarmi

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0688039693

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

View: 6232

In clear, simple terms Leadership and the One Minute Manager® teaches managers the art of Situational Leadership®--a simple system that refutes the conventional management mandate of treating all employees equally. Here, you'll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; why knowing when to delegate, support, or direct is critical; how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person; and how consistent use of the One Minute techniques will produce better management and enhanced motivation on all levels. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to creative, personalized leadership that elicits the best performance from your staff--and the best bottom line for any business. If your management motto is "everyone should be treated equally," Leadership and the One Minute Manager. will show you why this style not only hinders workplace efficiency, but also frustrates your staff. In clear, simple terms, Ken Blanchard, co-author of the enormously popular The One Minute Manager., coupled with business gurus Patricia and Drea Zigarmi, teach managers the art of Situational Leadership.. You'll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; when to delegate, support, or direct; how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person; and how consistent use of the One Minute techniques will produce better management and enhanced motivation on all levels. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to creative, personalized leadership that elicits the best performance from your staff and the best bottom line for any business.

The One Minute Manager Balances Work and Life

Author: Kenneth H. Blanchard,D. W. Edington,Marjorie Blanchard

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 000724021X

Category: Businesspeople

Page: 172

View: 5101

The ultimate lesson for the successful One Minute Manager: teaching how a healthy lifestyle is the key to success.

The On-Time, On-Target Manager

How a "Last-Minute Manager" Conquered Procrastination

Author: Ken Blanchard,Steve Gottry

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0061751375

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

View: 1987

Ken Blanchard's phenomenal bestsellers, such as The One Minute Manager and Raving Fans, have made him a globally recognized business legend. Millions look to Blanchard for innovative approaches to management, leadership, customer service, and much more. Now, he has joined with noted business author Steve Gottry to explore one of the most common and insidious problems plaguing the workplace—procrastination. The On-Time, On-Target Manager is the story of Bob, a typical middle manager who puts things off to the last minute. As a result, he misses deadlines because his lack of focus causes him to accomplish meaningless tasks before getting to the important things. Like many professionals, Bob rationalizes, justifies, and tries to explain. Luckily, Bob is sent to his company's CEO—which stands for "Chief Effectiveness Officer"—who helps him deal with the three negative side effects of procrastination: lateness, poor work quality, and stress to himself and others. Bob learns how to transform himself from a crisis-prone Last-Minute manager into a productive On-Time, On-Target manager. With this engaging parable, Blanchard and Gottry offer practical strategies any professional can put into practice to improve his or her performance.

One Minute Mentoring

How to Find and Work With a Mentor--And Why You'll Benefit from Being One

Author: Ken Blanchard,Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062429280

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 7220

The bestselling co-author of the legendary The One Minute Manager® and a former Twitter executive join forces to create the ultimate guide to creating powerful mentoring relationships. While most people agree that having a mentor is a good thing, they don’t know how to find one or use one. And despite widespread approval for the idea of being a mentor, most people don’t think they have the time or skills to do so. Positive mentoring relationships can change the way we lead and help us succeed. In One Minute Mentoring, legendary management guru Ken Blanchard and Claire Diaz-Ortiz, a former Twitter executive and early employee, combine their knowledge to provide a systematic approach to intergenerational mentoring, giving readers great insight into the power and influence of mentoring and encouraging them to pursue their own mentoring relationships. Using his classic parable format, Blanchard explains why developing effective communication and relationships across generations can be a tremendous opportunity for companies and individuals alike. One Minute Mentoring is the go-to source for learning why mentoring is the secret ingredient to professional and personal success.

Whale Done!

The Power of Positive Relationships

Author: Kenneth Blanchard,Thad Lacinak,Chuck Tompkins,Jim Ballard

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743251776

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

View: 9835

A compendium of straightforward techniques on how to accentuate the positive and redirect the negative, increasing productivity at work and at home. What do your people at work and your spouse and kids at home have in common with a five-ton killer whale? Probably a whole lot more than you think, according to top business consultant and mega-bestselling author Ken Blanchard and his coauthors from SeaWorld. In this moving and inspirational new book, Blanchard explains that both whales and people perform better when you accentuate the positive. He shows how using the techniques of animal trainers -- specifically those responsible for the killer whales of SeaWorld -- can supercharge your effectiveness at work and at home. When gruff business manager and family man Wes Kingsley visited SeaWorld, he marveled at the ability of the trainers to get these huge killer whales, among the most feared predators in the ocean, to perform amazing acrobatic leaps and dives. Later, talking to the chief trainer, he learned their techniques of building trust, accentuating the positive, and redirecting negative behavior -- all of which make these extraordinary performances possible. Kingsley took a hard look at his own often accusatory management style and recognized how some of his shortcomings as a manager, spouse, and father actually diminish trust and damage relationships. He began to see the difference between "GOTcha" (catching people doing things wrong) and "Whale Done!" (catching people doing things right). In Whale Done!, Ken Blanchard shows how to make accentuating the positive and redirecting the negative the best tools to increase productivity, instead of creating situations that demoralize people. These techniques are remarkably easy to master and can be applied equally well at home, allowing readers to become better parents and more committed spouses in their happier and more successful personal lives.

Lead with LUV

A Different Way to Create Real Success

Author: Ken Blanchard,Colleen Barrett

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0137040555

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 836

Once, there was a remarkable person who led with love. Her company succeeded where its competitors struggled. Its customers were loyal, its employees loved to work there, and it was profitable year after year, for decades. This loving leader began her career as an executive secretary, yet the company's founder chose her to succeed him as president. When asked why, he said, "Because she knows how to love people to success." She is Colleen Barrett, President Emeritus of Southwest Airlines. Lead with LUV is an extraordinary, wide-ranging conversation between Barrett and the legendary Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager. Drawing on personal experience, Barrett and Blanchard reveal why leading with love is the most powerful way to lead and how it can help you achieve truly amazing levels of performance. Discover: What "love" really means in the organizational context. Why leading with love is not "soft" management! How to use redirection and tough love to handle inappropriate behavior or performance. Why "servant leadership" is love in action, and how to make it work. How to build the compelling vision and culture that sustains leadership with love.

The One Minute Manager

Author: Kenneth H. Blanchard,Spencer Johnson

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: 9780007107926

Category: Businessmen

Page: 111

View: 9828

One of the most popular and bestselling works ever on management.

One Minute for Yourself

Author: Spencer Johnson

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0688163564

Category: Self-Help

Page: 112

View: 1715

In this story, number one bestselling author Dr. Spencer Johnson reveals a simple, easy way to bring out the best in yourself. Using his proven world-famous One Minute program, you can: Take better care of yourself and encourage others to do the same Reduce stress at work and at home Enjoy a sense of peace and balance Have more business and personal success Life is lived minute by minute. With the practical wisdom that characterizes all of his One Minute books, Dr. Johnson shows how stopping and taking a minute out of the day can make life more meaningful and enjoyable—for your and for those near you. More than eleven million copies of Dr. Johnson's books are in use in twenty-four languages.

PreparedU

How Innovative Colleges Drive Student Success

Author: Gloria Cordes Larson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119402484

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 8763

How can we as parents, educators, and members of the business community prepare students to be successful leaders in today's global environment? It's a critically important question. Gloria Cordes Larson, president of Bentley University, explains why today's practices in higher education are inadequate preparation for our rapidly evolving innovation economy. Instead, she passionately advocates for a hybrid-learning model that integrates business education with traditional liberal arts courses. Today's businesses demand a new kind of hybrid graduate, possessed of both hard and soft skills, with the courage to take risks, the creativity to innovate, and the savvy to excel in a turbulent competitive climate. This book is a valuable resource for participants in every learning community: our homes, schools, and businesses. It will change the way you think about what excellence in education means in today's business environment as you develop strategies that will move our children, students, and future employees forward in a rapidly changing and very challenging world. Prepared with that training and knowledge, they will find greater fulfillment and make their own mark on the future.

Leadership and the One Minute Manager Updated Ed

Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership II

Author: Ken Blanchard,Patricia Zigarmi,Drea Zigarmi

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062309455

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 9554

This updated edition of management guru Ken Blanchard’s classic work Leadership and the One Minute Manager® teaches leaders the world renowned method of developing self-reliance in those they manage: Situational Leadership® II. From Leadership and the One Minute Manager® you’ll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; why knowing when to delegate, support, or direct is critical; and how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person. By consistently using Situational Leadership® II’s proven model and powerful techniques, leaders can develop and retain competent, committed employees. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to personalized leadership that elicits the best performance from your staff—and the best bottom line for any business.

Raving Fans

A Revolutionary Approach To Customer Service

Author: Ken Blanchard,Sheldon Bowles

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0688123163

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 4775

"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." This, in a nutshell, is the advice given to a new Area Manager on his first day--in an extraordinary business book that will help everyone, in every kind of organization or business, deliver stunning customer service and achieve miraculous bottom-line results. Written in the parable style of The One Minute Manager, Raving Fans uses a brilliantly simple and charming story to teach how to define a vision, learn what a customer really wants, institute effective systems, and make Raving Fan Service a constant feature--not just another program of the month. America is in the midst of a service crisis that has left a wake of disillusioned customers from coast to coast. Raving Fans includes startling new tips and innovative techniques that can help anyone create a revolution in any workplace--and turn their customers into raving, spending fans.