Citing the kind of extensive research for which Zenger Folkman is famous, the authors prove that for every leadership competency developed, there are several significant related behaviors that enhance leadership effectiveness. In How to Be Exceptional, they offer a fresh new direction and concrete techniques for growing the full spectrum of your leadership strengths.
John H. "Jack" Zenger is the co-founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman, a professional services firm providing consulting, leadership development programs and implementation software for organizational effectiveness initiatives. He is considered a world expert in the field of leadership development, and is a highly respected and sought after speaker, consultant and executive coach.
Jack's career has combined entrepreneurial, corporate and academic activities. In 1977 he co-founded Zenger-Miller and served as its President and CEO until 1991. The Wall St. Journal named it one of the 10 best suppliers of executive development. He later became the President of Provant, a publicly traded combination of 21 companies in the training industry. He received a doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, an MBA degree from UCLA and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University.
Joe Folkman is co-founder and President of Zenger Folkman. He is a respected authority on assessment and change, and an acclaimed keynote speaker at conferences and seminars the world over. His topics focus on a variety of subjects related to leadership, feedback, and individual and organizational change.
As one of the nation's renowned psychometricians, his extensive expertise focuses on survey research and change management. He has over 30 years of experience, consulting with some of the world's most prestigious and successful organizations. His unique measurement tools are designed utilizing a database comprised of over a half million assessments on almost 50,000 leaders. Because these tools specifically address critical business results, facilitating development and change is the main focus of measurement efforts. Joe holds a doctorate in Social and Organizational Psychology, as well as a master's degree in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University.
Attendees will learn how to:
· Pinpoint your best leadership traits and choose the right development target for yourself
· Use feedback and action-learning on the job to elevate your strengths
· Apply Zenger Folkman's revolutionary "cross-training"
· Ensure that your fully developed strengths are sustainable by building follow-through into your development plan
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