David Witt

David Witt is a Program Director for The Ken Blanchard Companies. He is an award-winning researcher and host of the companies’ monthly webinar series. David has also authored or coauthored articles in Fast Company, Human Resource Development Review, Chief Learning Officer and US Business Review.

  • Making Sense of Today’s Learning Technologies

    Making Sense of Today’s Learning Technologies

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  • 9 Frequently Asked L&D Questions about Creating Learning Journeys

    9 Frequently Asked L&D Questions about Creating Learning Journeys

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  • Focus on Who, In Addition to What, When Designing Learning Journeys

    Focus on Who, In Addition to What, When Designing Learning Journeys

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  • You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet! 8 Key Takeaways from Harvey Mackay’s New Book

    You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet! 8 Key Takeaways from Harvey Mackay’s New Book

    “People’s lives change in two ways,” says bestselling business author and syndicated columnist Harvey Mackay, “the people they meet and the books they read.” In his new book You Haven’t Hit Your...

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  • 2020 Leadership Development Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

    2020 Leadership Development Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

    Scott Blanchard shares key takeaways from The Ken Blanchard Companies 2020 HR L&D Trend Survey.

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  • “People Think You’re Having an Affair at Work?” Ask Madeleine Top Questions of 2019

    “People Think You’re Having an Affair at Work?” Ask Madeleine Top Questions of 2019

    Each week, Ask Madeleine columnist Madeleine Blanchard answers reader’s questions about pressing problems at work. Here are the most viewed questions of 2019 while Madeleine is on holiday...

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  • 2020 HR and L&D Trends: 12 Expert Predictions

    2020 HR and L&D Trends: 12 Expert Predictions

    HR and L&D experts are already predicting that a changing landscape will require new thinking and strategies for the coming year. Here are 12 of the most recent predictions about changes in the work e

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  • Proving the ROI of Leadership Development

    Proving the ROI of Leadership Development

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  • Building Conversational Capacity to Address Conflict in Today’s Work Teams

    Building Conversational Capacity to Address Conflict in Today’s Work Teams

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  • Conflict, Lack of Clarity, and Decision Making: The 3 Biggest Derailers of Work Teams

    Conflict, Lack of Clarity, and Decision Making: The 3 Biggest Derailers of Work Teams

    Conflict, lack of clarity, and poor decision making strategies are the three biggest derailers of work teams.

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  • Use Care When Introducing Coaching Skills to Managers

    Use Care When Introducing Coaching Skills to Managers

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  • The Negative Impact of Self-Serving, Controlling Leaders

    The Negative Impact of Self-Serving, Controlling Leaders

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  • Leading Effectively from Start-up Growth to Maturity: Identifying the Four Stages of Development

    Leading Effectively from Start-up Growth to Maturity: Identifying the Four Stages of Development

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  • Is managing really different today than it was four decades ago?

    Is managing really different today than it was four decades ago?

    In his seminal 1973 book, The Nature of Managerial Work, Henry Mintzberg proposed ten roles that define the day-to-day activities of a manager. They are: Figurehead, Leader, Liaison, Monitor,...

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  • New eBook Available: Measuring the Impact and ROI of Leadership Training

    New eBook Available: Measuring the Impact and ROI of Leadership Training

    One of the biggest challenges leadership, learning, and talent development professionals face when they propose a new training and development program is convincing senior executives of the...

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  • 2019 Learning & Development Trends—10 Expert Predictions

    2019 Learning & Development Trends—10 Expert Predictions

    2019 is right around the corner.  What are the top issues leadership, learning, and talent development professionals will be facing in the coming year? 10 industry experts have identified some of...

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  • Measuring the Impact of Leadership Training

    Measuring the Impact of Leadership Training

    Does training really work? “If we as leadership, learning, and development professionals can’t answer that question with an enthusiastic yes, we’re all in trouble,” says Dr. Paul Leone, ROI expert...

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  • The Top 5 Characteristics of Servant Leaders

    The Top 5 Characteristics of Servant Leaders

    In their academic paper Identifying Primary Characteristics of Servant Leadership, researchers Adam Focht and Michael Ponton share the results of a Delphi study they conducted with scholars in the...

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  • What to Look for When Building a Servant Leadership Curriculum

    What to Look for When Building a Servant Leadership Curriculum

    “Building a servant leadership curriculum begins by identifying the attitudes, skills, and behaviors of a servant leader,” says Vicki Halsey, vice president of applied learning for The Ken

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  • Servant Leadership: 11 Questions to See If People Would Consider You a Servant Leader

    Servant Leadership: 11 Questions to See If People Would Consider You a Servant Leader

    Ken Blanchard has a favorite question he asks audiences when he is speaking to them about servant leadership: “Are you here to serve or to be served?” Ken believes the way you answer that question...

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