Over 35 Years of Leadership Excellence
Drs. Ken and Marjorie Blanchard incorporated The Ken Blanchard Companies in 1979 with three simple goals—to make a difference in people’s lives, to drive human worth and effectiveness in the workplace, and to help each organization we work with become the provider, employer, and investment of choice.
Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson meet at a party and begin collaboration on The One Minute Manager
The One Minute Manager is self published and sells 100,000 copies in its first year
Blanchard formally hires its Founding Associate group (Fred Finch, Pat Zigarmi, Drea Zigarmi, Laurie Hawkins, Don Carew and Eunice Parisi-Carew) who become integral to the development of Blanchard intellectual property
Key clients for the year include Holiday Inn and Humana