Written by Ken Blanchard and Colleen Barrett
Lead With LUV Book Synopsis
As Southwest's President, Colleen Barrett proved that leading with love is the non-stop route to outstanding business performance. Now, in an inspiring conversation, Barrett and legendary leadership expert Ken Blanchard (The One Minute Manager) explain what love-based leadership really means...why there's nothing "soft" about it...and how you can start leading with love right now, wherever you are!
—Tom Peters, New York Times bestselling author of
In Search of Excellence
Once, there was a remarkable person who led with love. Her company succeeded where its competitors struggled. Customers were loyal, employees loved to work there, and it was profitable year after year—for decades.
Colleen Barrett began her career as an executive secretary, yet Southwest Airlines' founder chose her to succeed him as president. When asked why, he said, "Because she knows how to love people to success."
|Keynote Speaking Opportunities
Ken Blanchard and Colleen Barrett are available for keynote speaking engagements for all types of management-related events including Corporate Gatherings and Celebrations, Association Conferences, Sales Meetings, Industry Conferences, and Executive Retreats.
KEN BLANCHARD, Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, has had an extraordinary impact on the management of millions of people. Honored by Amazon as one of the world's 25 bestselling authors, his blockbuster books include The One Minute Manager; Leadership and the One Minute Manager; Raving Fans; Gung Ho!; and, most recently, Leading at a Higher Level and Helping People Win at Work. He lives in San Diego, CA. More details
COLLEEN BARRETT is President Emeritus of Southwest Airlines. As President, she oversaw management, leadership, and budgeting for Marketing, Communications, People, Customer Relations, Employee Relations, Reservations, Security, and the Executive Office.
December 19, 2010—The Dallas Morning News Cheryl Hall column
January 24, 2011—Ken Blanchard Interview on Teachable Moments
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