Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager Revised Edition – Gain the Mindset and Skillset for Getting What You Need to Succeed
The co-author of the phenomenal New York Times bestselling classic The One Minute Manager® explores the skills needed to become an effective self leader in this essential work, now updated throughout.
Just as Ken Blanchard’s phenomenal bestselling classic The One Minute Manager gives leaders the three secrets to managing others, so this follow-up book gives people the three secrets to managing themselves. In Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager, readers will learn that accepting personal responsibility for their own success leads to power, freedom, and autonomy.
Through a captivating business parable, Ken Blanchard and coauthors Susan Fowler and Laurence Hawkins show readers how to apply the world-renowned Situational Leadership® II method to their own development. The story centers on Steve, a young advertising executive who is about to lose his job. Through a series of talks with a One Minute Manager protégé named Cayla, Steve learns the three secrets of self leadership. His newfound skills not only empower Steve to keep his job, but also show him how to ditch his victim mentality to continue growing, learning, and achieving.
For decades, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses around the world have followed Ken Blanchard’s management methods to increase productivity, job satisfaction, and personal prosperity. Now, this newly revised edition of Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager empowers people at every level of the organization to achieve success.
About Ken Blanchard (San Diego, California Author)
Ken Blanchard, one of the most influential leadership experts in the world, is the coauthor of the iconic bestsellers The One Minute Manager and The New One Minute Manager, as well as 60 other books whose combined sales total more than 20 million copies. His groundbreaking works have been translated into more than 42 languages and in 2005 he was inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of the top 25 bestselling authors of all time.
He is also the cofounder with his wife, Margie, of The Ken Blanchard Companies ®, an international management training and consulting firm in San Diego, California, and Lead Like Jesus, a worldwide organization committed to helping people become servant leaders.
Ken has received numerous awards and honors for his contributions in the fields of management, leadership, and speaking. The National Speakers Association awarded him its highest honor, the Council of Peers Award of Excellence. He was inducted into the HRD Hall of Fame by Training magazine and he received the Golden Gavel Award from Toastmasters International. Ken also received the Thought Leadership Award by ISA–the Association of Learning Providers.
When he’s not writing or speaking, Ken teaches students in the Master of Science in Executive Leadership Program at the University of San Diego.
Born in New Jersey and raised in New York, Ken received an MA degree from Colgate University and a BA and PhD from Cornell University.
About Susan Fowler (Co-Author)
Susan Fowler has over 30 years' experience as a researcher, consultant, and coach in over 30 countries around the globe in the field of leadership. She is the lead developer of The Ken Blanchard Company’s Optimal Motivation program, which has been implemented worldwide.
Susan implores leaders to stop trying to motivate people. In her latest bestselling book, she explains Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work… and What Does. Widely respected as one of the foremost thought leaders on the science of motivation, leadership, and personal empowerment, Susan is a globally sought after speaker and consultant. Tens of thousands of people worldwide have learned from her award-winning training programs including the Self Leadership and Optimal Motivation product lines.
Susan is also the author of the bestselling Self Leadership and The One Minute Manager with Ken Blanchard and Laurie Hawkins, Achieve Leadership Genius with Drea Zigarmi and Dick Lyles, Leading at a Higher Level with Ken Blanchard, The Team Leader’s Idea-a-Day Guide with Drea Zigarmi, Empowerment with Ken Blanchard, Good Leaders, Good Shepherds with Dick Lyles, as well as audio programs on Mentoring—Fostering Your Careers Most Crucial Relationships and Overcoming Procrastination.
Speaker, researcher, and thought leader, Susan is the author of by-lined articles and peer-reviewed research; she is a regular blogger for SmartBrief on Leadership, the Huffington Post, and LeaderChat.
About Laurence Hawkins (Co-Author)