Author Archives: Randy Conley

About Randy Conley

Randy is the Vice President of Client Services & Trust Practice Leader for The Ken Blanchard Companies. He oversees Blanchard's client delivery operations and works with clients around the globe helping them design & deliver training and consulting solutions that build trust in the workplace. He has been named a Top 100 Thought Leader in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America. Randy holds a Masters Degree in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego and enjoys spending time with his family, road cycling, and playing golf. You can follow Randy on Twitter @RandyConley where he shares thoughts on leadership and trust.

5 Qualities Every Employee Wants in a Boss

Bosses…most of us have one. Some are good and some are not so good. But every one of them has an impact. The question is, what kind of impact? Does their influence cause learning, growth, and success for their team … Continue reading

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5 Pieces of Advice for all Those “Average Joe” Grads

I attended a high school graduation this past Friday. It was similar to all the other high school and college graduation ceremonies I’ve experienced over the years. The graduates filed in to their seats accompanied by the notes of Pomp … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Tell if You’re a Good Boss or a Bad Boss

Are you a good boss or a bad boss? That question reminds me of the scene from the Wizard of Oz when Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, first encounters Dorothy in Munchkinland. Glinda asks Dorothy “Are you a … Continue reading

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Are You Too Exhausted to be Truthful? 3 Strategies to Avoid Dishonesty

It’s late on a Friday afternoon and you are feeling spent. You feel like you’re fried crispier than a piece of bacon on a greasy hot griddle. You are mentally and emotionally drained after a long week of work, yet … Continue reading

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The 1 Thing That Will Ultimately Determine Your Success as a Leader

Leadership is a complex endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. We tend to make things more complicated than they need to be and that’s definitely true in the field of leadership. To prove my point, go to Amazon.com … Continue reading

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