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.

10 Ways Leaders Can Easily Build Trust with Their New Teams

The new president of the company came in with grandiose visions of the future. She saw the untapped potential of the organization and set a vision for increasing revenues by ten fold. She preached her message of change with catchy slogans … Continue reading

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Infographic: New Managers Aren’t Getting The Training They Need to Succeed

In a recent survey conducted by The Ken Blanchard Companies, more than 400 managers were asked to rate different types of training by order of importance. Here’s their top ten, ranked in order from most important to least important type … Continue reading

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Leading with Character – The Key to Servant Leadership

The following is a guest post by Mark Deterding, author of the newly released book “Leading Jesus’ Way: Become The Servant Leader God Created You To Be.“ Ever wonder what makes a good leader great? The answer is character. Character … Continue reading

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The Most Successful Apologies Have These 8 Elements

I’m pretty good at apologizing and I think it’s primarily because of two reasons: I’ve been married for over 28 years. I mess up a lot. That means I get a lot of practice apologizing. I’ve logged way more than 10,000 … Continue reading

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5 Common Leadership Behaviors That Crush The Spirits of Employees

I admit it. Sometimes when I’m under the gun at work and feeling the pressure of all my responsibilities, I can get tunnel vision about accomplishing my own goals and forget how my behavior is influencing others. It’s not that I’m trying … Continue reading

Posted in Bullying, Communication, Conflict, Ethics, Fairness, Leadership, Management, Morale, Relationships, Toxic Leadership, Trust Busters | Tagged , , | 6 Comments