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Drea Zigarmi

Dr. Drea Zigarmi is Founding Associate of The Ken Blanchard Companies®, and co-creator of Situational Leadership® II, today’s best-of-class developmental leadership model. He co-authored the two-million-copy best-seller Leadership and the One Minute Manager, and most recently, The Leader Within. He has trained 50,000 managers from organizations ranging from American Honda to IBM, Nissan to Siemens, McDonnell-Douglas to The San Diego Padres.


Susan Fowler is one of the world’s foremost experts on personal empowerment. She is creator and lead developer of The Ken Blanchard Companies Situational Self Leadership, today’s best-of-class self-leadership and personal empowerment program. Fowler’s publications include The Team Leader’s Idea-a-Day Guide (with Drea Zigarmi), Empowerment (with Ken Blanchard), and Self Leadership and The One Minute Manager (with Ken Blanchard and Laurence Hawkins).


Dr. Dick Lyles is President and CEO of Leadership Legacies, a company that focuses on developing a new generation of leaders. He co-founded Maric College in San Diego, is past President of the Ken Blanchard Companies, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for a number of firms. His best-selling books include Winning Ways: Four Secrets for Getting Great Results by Working Well with People.