Zenger Folkman Launches New Product: Coachability

Zenger Folkman Launches New Product: Coachability

Zenger Folkman's newest offering, Coachability, is a half-day course that increases the payoff from all development initiatives by helping participants to: be aware of their feedback resistance, develop positive responses, and create valuable new habits for capturing coachable moments. - June 29, 2023

Joseph Folkman’s Newest Book, "The Trifecta of Trust" Shares Research from Over 100,000 Global Leaders

Joseph Folkman’s Newest Book, "The Trifecta of Trust" Shares Research from Over 100,000 Global Leaders

In the newly released book, "The Trifecta of Trust: The Proven Formula for Building or Restoring Trust," psychometrics and leadership expert Joseph R. Folkman has collected a mountain of compelling data to make the irrefutable case for the value of trust in leadership. His research shows... - June 06, 2022

Zenger Folkman Hosts New Webinar on Rebuilding Your Resilience

Zenger Folkman has been monitoring and measuring resilience for several years and has noticed a significant decline in the last few months. With leaders planning the future of their organizations while managing the unexpected challenges brought on by the pandemic, now is the time when resilience is... - May 26, 2020

Zenger Folkman Launches New Webinar Series, Lead in a Crisis

There is no doubt the world is currently facing a crisis. In times like these, there are some specific skills that are essential to successfully lead. In response to this unprecedented situation, and the heavy toll it is taking on leaders, Zenger Folkman has created a webinar series to help uplift... - April 08, 2020

Zenger Folkman Webinar Shares Inside Look at The New Extraordinary Leader

Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman share their latest research in the updated bestseller, The New Extraordinary Leader. - March 24, 2020

Zenger Folkman Shares Research on Leading Successful Change in New Webinar

In this webinar, Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman will provide valuable insights on five behaviors that will help prepare every leader to have greater success in leading change. - January 23, 2020

Zenger Folkman Holding Webinar to Introduce Their Upcoming Book, The New Extraordinary Leader

The acclaimed book that helped develop a generation of extraordinary leaders—fully updated and revised with the information and insights you need to lead effectively in today’s rapidly changing world. The New Extraordinary Leader goes beyond previous insights to address topics of... - December 03, 2019

Zenger Folkman Shares Cross-Training Approach to Building Strengths in New Webinar

Through some combination of interests, experiences, and genetics, most people show more capability at some behaviors than others. Helping people identify those capabilities is useful. However, are we limited to those being the only strengths we can possess? Can individuals at a later point in life... - October 25, 2019

Zenger Folkman’s Webinar Shares Process of Effective Decision Making

Your decisions are the building blocks of a successful career - or the reason for its failure. Because of this, many people tend to avoid making difficult decisions. But good decisions are like badges of success others notice. Zenger Folkman’s research shows that there’s a powerful... - September 27, 2019

Zenger Folkman Reveals the Benefits of Bold Leadership in Webinar

Some leaders that are perceived as bold are not viewed in a positive light. The behaviors they engage in create dissatisfaction and frustration among their direct reports. Zenger Folkman refers to these leaders as “fake bold” and has defined bold leadership in a different way. Fake... - August 23, 2019

Zenger Folkman to Host CONNECT Leadership Summit at Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah

CONNECT 2019 is the perfect place to connect with the innovators and big ideas pushing leadership development forward. - August 06, 2019

Zenger Folkman Shares New Research on Giving Feedback

We live in an age where it seems like everyone is pursuing the next big thing. Today’s technology explosion has created an array of options for employees to give and receive feedback. And when everything is disruptive, digital, and artificially intelligent, it’s easy to lose sight of... - June 22, 2019

Zenger Folkman Shares New Research on Trust in Webinar

Trust is a critical factor for leaders who want to be successful. Would you follow someone you didn’t trust? Would you take risks for someone that you didn’t feel had your back? For many leaders, understanding how to earn or reestablish trust can seem perplexing. Zenger Folkman’s... - May 24, 2019

Zenger Folkman Webinar Warns Companies About Creating the Right Coaching Culture

If your organization is like most, there are growing expectations for managers to coach and offer feedback to their teams. Pushing a coaching culture is one way to meet these expectations. In theory, this effort appears to be a positive, people-centric plan that fosters relationships and boosts... - March 23, 2019

Zenger Folkman Shares 4 Behaviors of Agile Leaders in New Webinar

Change is the new norm. Agility is a critical capability in today’s environment of disruption and technical innovation. For organizations to remain agile they will need employees who can outmaneuver the disruptions of the future. What can leaders do to become more agile? “We analyzed... - February 21, 2019

Zenger Folkman Shares Research on Creating Meaningful Careers in New Webinar

Many people feel like they’ve lost control when it comes creating - or even finding - fulfilling, purpose-driven careers. Zenger Folkman has identified three simple steps to help individuals regain control, create more meaning in your work, and find activities that will add up to their best... - January 27, 2019

Zenger Folkman Webinar Shares Research on Impact of Women Leaders

For several years, Zenger Folkman has been researching the impact women leaders have inside organizations. Their research published with Harvard Business Review shows that women aren’t just great leaders - they outscore men on 13 of the 16 competencies they measure. There’s a problem... - December 09, 2018

Zenger Folkman Webinar Explores Effective Methods of Asking for Feedback

The majority of employees want more feedback. A survey by OfficeStub found that 69% of employees said they would work harder if they felt their efforts were better recognized. If they want the feedback, then why are they waiting to receive it? Why is asking for feedback so hard? “Asking for... - October 19, 2018

Zenger Folkman’s Webinar Shows Three Behaviors That Build Trust

Trust is a critical factor for leaders who want to be successful. Would you follow someone you didn’t trust? Would you take risks for someone that you didn’t feel had your back? For many leaders, understanding how to earn or reestablish trust can seem perplexing. Zenger Folkman’s... - September 16, 2018

Zenger Folkman Finds Ways to Improve Performance Reviews in New Webinar

Many organizations are making changes to their performance review process. Some changes are quite radical—eliminating the ratings altogether—while others are less so, but almost universally organizations are placing an expectation on managers to have more frequent feedback and coaching... - August 23, 2018

Zenger Folkman’s Live Webinar Shows How to Increase Leadership Speed

How often are you asked to do more work with less staff? Across all industries and countries, employees are being asked to accomplish more in less time and with fewer resources. Zenger Folkman found that the best way to increase effectiveness was to improve leadership speed. “We found the... - July 15, 2018

Zenger Folkman Research Shows Ways to Unlock Career Highs

Most people begin a new position with lots of energy and a desire to impress others. However, over time their tasks can often becomes very repetitive and they lose some of their passion. Work can start to feel like a bit of a chore. These moments of passion and energy are longingly referred to as... - May 15, 2018

Zenger Folkman Finds a Confidence Gap Between Men and Women Leaders

When it comes to confidence where do men and women rank? In a study done at Cornell University, they found that men tend to overestimate their abilities and performance while women underestimate both. However, their actual performance did not differ in quality. Other studies have shown that women... - March 28, 2018

Zenger Folkman Hosts Live Webinar to Assess Your Inspiring Leadership

After collecting data from over 87,000 leaders across the globe, Zenger Folkman has found that Inspiring and Motivating Others is the most difficult competency to develop. However, after studying the few leaders who were at the top percentile of effectiveness on this competency, they discovered the... - February 22, 2018

Zenger Folkman Research Shows 5 Factors in Effective Competency Models

Every organization has their own competency model, but few of them are very effective. After 40 years of building competency models for businesses around the world, Dr. Joseph Folkman reveals five factors that separate the great ones from the poor ones. “The purpose of a competency model is... - January 31, 2018

Zenger Folkman Finds 8 Ways to Increase Accountability in Organizations

Seasoned workers have undoubtedly seen their share of finger-pointing, dishonesty, and “CYOA.” Imagine an organization where everyone takes responsibility for achieving good results. A place where people possess a personal sense of ownership and there is little finger-pointing when... - December 17, 2017

Zenger Folkman Finds Best Way to Change Culture is to Change Leaders

As the economy and each industry changes, company culture needs to be constantly adapting. Unfortunately, companies often wait too long to adjust their culture. While there are several options to change company culture Zenger Folkman has found that one of the most effective solutions is to develop... - November 29, 2017

Zenger Folkman Reveals New Methods of Asking for Feedback in Upcoming Webinar

Zenger Folkman has some great research and advice to help alleviate anxiety about how to approach these crucial feedback conversations. - October 25, 2017

Zenger Folkman to Host Extraordinary Leadership Summit at Sundance Resort in Utah

Leadership development executives will learn from some of the best experts in the industry at the 2017 Leadership Summit. - September 05, 2017

Zenger Folkman Study Reveals How to Drive for Results and Build Relationships

Is it possible to be a high-standards, results driven leader while at the same time building an engaged, fun-to-work with team? Zenger Folkman’s recent study of more than 60,000 leaders measured both a leader’s ability to drive hard for results and his or her people skills. What they... - August 28, 2017

Zenger Folkman Finds Three Traits That Reveal if You Are a Bold Leader Counterfeit

Using data on tens of thousands of leaders from around the world, Zenger Folkman has identified three characteristics commonly found among bold leader counterfeits. - July 24, 2017

Zenger Folkman Finds How Women Leaders Can Leverage Their Strengths

Research shows that although women make up around 50% of the workforce there are still small numbers that manage to break into top leadership positions. In fact, women only represent about 3% of CEOs. Zenger Folkman has found ways women leaders can change that number by leveraging their unique strengths. To learn how to develop women leaders, attend Zenger Folkman’s webinar, The Urgency of Developing More Women Leaders! How to Leverage Their Unique Strengths, on Wednesday June 28, 2017. - June 28, 2017

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