Ken Blanchard Ignite Newsletter October 2017

May 16, 2022 David Witt


The Ken Blanchard Companies Ignite newsletter is a must-read for leadership, learning, and talent development professionals. Highlights from the just published October issue include

Presenting Your Training Initiative to the CFO

Leadership, learning, and talent development professionals are sometimes a little nervous talking with chief financial officers. CFOs ask hard questions and want to see demonstrable bottom-line impact for training initiatives being proposed. It doesn’t have to be an adversarial relationship, says Craig Spitz, CFO at The Ken Blanchard Companies.

Making the Business Case for Training: Talking to a CFO

Get coaching on how to build a sound financial rationale to go along with a proposed training agenda. Join Craig Spitz, CFO of The Ken Blanchard Companies for this special hands-on webinar!


“Just because a person is an outstanding individual contributor in one role doesn’t mean they have the skills to manage others. It’s our job to give them those skills,” says Dawn Vinh, corporate training specialist at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.”


Susan Fowler on Self Leadership and The One Minute Manager®

In this episode of the Blanchard LeaderChat podcast we speak with Susan Fowler, coauthor ofSelf Leadership and The One Minute Manager®. Fowler shares key points beginning with challenging assumed constraints and recognizing your points of power.

You can check out the entire October issue here. Want Ignite delivered to your InBox each month?  You can subscribe for free using this link.


About the Author

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.

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