Few people have impacted the day-to-day management of people and companies as has Ken Blanchard. A gregarious, sought-after, and prominent author, speaker, and business consultant, he is universally characterized by friends, colleagues, and clients as one of the most insightful, powerful, and compassionate men in business today.His coauthored The One Minute Manager® library includes The One Minute Manager (1982), Putting the One Minute Manager to Work (1984), The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey (1989), and The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams (1990), and The One Minute Entrepreneur, co-authored with Don Hutson. His newest book, released in May 2009 is Who Killed Change? Solving the Mystery of Leading People Through Change. The library has collectively sold more than nine million books and has been translated into more than 20 languages.Blanchard is Chairman of The Ken Blanchard Companies, a full-service management consulting and training company that he founded in 1979 with his wife, Marjorie. He has been a guest on a number of television programs, including Good Morning America and the Today show, and has been featured in Time, People, U.S. News & World Report, and a host of other popular publications. He is also a contributing editor of Quality Digest, Personal Selling Power, and Executive Excellence newsletter. He earned his BA in government and philosophy from Cornell University, his MA in sociology and counseling from Colgate University, and his Ph.D. in educational administration and leadership from Cornell University.