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Latest Resources

What to Do About the Performance Review?

How management styles impact the work environment and the practice of performance reviews.

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Rev Up Your Day – Try Leadership Speed

During this webinar Jack Zenger and Jared Harding share the critical behaviors that will help you navigate the demand for great agility, innovation, and pace by executing fast and well.

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The Key to Unlocking Your Career Highs Again and Again!

How do we create extraordinary work experiences that can be repeated again and again? Discovering purpose in our work drives personal satisfaction and organizational success. Unfortunately, we often allow ourselves to go too long without it. In this webinar Jack Zenger and Joyce Palevitz describe being “in the zone” or the sweet spot at the intersection […]

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The Impact of Women Leaders

It is clear: companies need the diversity and benefits women leaders provide.

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6 Key Ingredients for Inspirational Leadership

What does it take to be an inspiring leader?

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5 Factors in Effective Competency Models

How effective is your competency model?  Competency models can provide a central framework for defining the skills and behaviors essential to an organization’s success. A well-built competency model provides a strong support structure for leadership development, talent, and performance management. A robust competency model outlines the behaviors needed to create the organization’s desired culture.

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Change Culture by Upgrading Leadership Development

As the pace of change accelerates, most organizations realize the need for their culture to keep pace with new technology, evolving markets and broader societal changes. The webinar will identify and examine methodologies to develop effective leaders and simultaneously build a positive cultural change. Join Jack as he discusses: What is culture? Options for changing […]

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Asking for Feedback Giving You Nightmares? Tricks and Treats to Make Feedback Less Spooky

We know that feedback is essential to our learning and effectiveness. Zenger Folkman has been studying the benefits, barriers, and approaches to giving and receiving feedback for years. So why is asking for feedback so hard?

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What Leaders Can Do To Deliver Superior Results and Build Positive Relationships

What do leaders who are highly-skilled at delivering results and building positive relationships do that is different? To find the answer, Zenger Folkman analyzed their expansive database and discovered six "behavioral bridges" that differentiated these leaders. A behavioral bridge is a capability that enables leaders to achieve both results and positive relationships. Find out why Joe says, "You can have it all -- you can increase your ability to deliver outstanding results and also improve your relationships with team members. The key is utilizing the Six Behavioral Bridges."

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The Urgency of Developing More Women Leaders! How to Leverage Their Unique Strengths

Despite such a pressing need for leadership development, many organizations are significantly overlooking or under developing women. Zenger Folkman has been tracking differences in leadership effectiveness for nearly two decades, and data consistently shows that women leaders are rated significantly more effective than men. And the increased effectiveness of women leaders rises as they move from middle to top management roles.

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