The San Diego Union-Tribune Names The Ken Blanchard Companies® a Winner of The San Diego Top Workplaces 2021 Award

November 23, 2021

SAN DIEGO, CA—November 23, 2021—The Ken Blanchard Companies®, a global leader in management training, consulting, and coaching, has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

This is the sixth year in a row that Blanchard has won the award. Winners are selected based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by Energage, LLC, an employee engagement technology company. The anonymous survey measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection.

The San Diego Union-Tribune shared the following thoughts about the importance of the award, “Amid our current health crisis […] the Top Workplaces Award puts a spotlight on organizations with strong connections with their employees and a strong culture of success. Being named a Top Workplace is a big deal—only 100 companies made this year’s list.”

“Our dynamic, skilled, and passionate team is the most critical piece to our company’s success. We strive to give every team member a fulfilling role where they perform meaningful work. Through transparent dialogue with our internal community, we continually work to improve our company’s culture and work experience. We are privileged and honored that our people have chosen us to be their employer and that The San Diego Union-Tribune has recognized these efforts,” said Kristin Brookins Costello, Chief Human Resources Officer.

“All of us at The Ken Blanchard Companies are thrilled to win the 2021 Top Workplace Award. It shows that we live our company values. Our mission is to ‘to unleash the potential and power in people and organizations for the greater good’ and it is inspiring to know that our people are experiencing what we teach,” said Scott Blanchard, president of The Ken Blanchard Companies.

About The Ken Blanchard Companies
The Ken Blanchard Companies is a global leader in management training, consulting, and coaching. For more than 40 years, Blanchard® has been helping organizations develop inspired leaders at all levels and create cultures of connection that unleash talent and deliver extraordinary results. Blanchard’s SLII® powers inspired leaders and is the leadership model of choice for more than 10,000 organizations worldwide. Blanchard also offers a suite of other award-winning leadership development solutions through flexible delivery modalities to meet the specific needs of its clients. Learn more at

About Energage
Energage offers a fully unified SaaS platform, plus support and professional services, to help organizations recruit and retain the right talent. As a B-Corporation founding member, Energage has committed itself to the purpose of making the world a better place to work together. Based on 14 years of culture research, the engine behind 51 Top Workplaces programs across the country, and data gathered from over 20 million employees at 60,000 organizations, Energage has isolated the 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any business and developed the tools and expertise to help organizations measure, shape, and showcase their unique culture to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. For more information, please visit Follow Energage on Twitter @teamenergage and Facebook and LinkedIn @energage.