Brent Bystedt, the Virtual Practice Leader for The Ken Blanchard Companies, is responsible for the development and mentoring of Blanchard’s virtual facilitators. In addition, he is a subject matter expert in Blanchard virtual programs, assists with virtual design of off-the-shelf and custom solutions, is an expert in various training platforms, and serves as the Blanchard thought leader for virtual training and delivery.

As a master virtual facilitator, Brent uses a supportive style to create a stimulating and interactive learning experience in a safe environment. Participants leave his training sessions with renewed passion and an action plan that will help them make a positive difference and create lasting change in the way they lead themselves and others. Brent values the opportunity to provide practical solutions for individuals to master their business challenges and realize their potential as leaders.


  • SLII®
  • Blanchard Management Essentials
  • Self Leadership
  • Conversational Capacity
  • Coaching Essentials
  • Building Trust
  • Leading Virtually
  • Team Leadership
  • Legendary Service
  • Face to Face Facilitation
  • Virtual Facilitation