As founder of the Blanchard Institute, Dr. Blanchard has earned a reputation worldwide as a compelling motivational speaker, an accomplished management consultant and trainer, a best-selling author, and an entrepreneur. She was the co recipient with her husband, Dr. Kenneth Blanchard, of the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Cornell University.

Coauthor of The One Minute Manager Balances Work and Life, Working Well: Managing for Health and High Performance, and Leading at a Higher Level, Dr. Blanchard is well versed in a variety of topics and often speaks on leadership, balance, managing change, aging parents, and life planning.

Margie received her bachelor and master degrees from Cornell University and her doctorate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.