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March 22, 2017

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Ep. 88: Insights on Speed and Quality – A Conversation with Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joe Folkmanby Zenger Folkman

In this edition of the Zenger Folkman podcasts series, Cheryl Snapp Conner turns the table and interviews Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joe Folkman to discuss their new book, Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution and the upcoming Zenger Folkman Speed workshops.

Cheryl Snapp Conner is a columnist, author, and speaker. She writes ongoing columns on business communications for Forbes and Inc. and authored the Forbes eBook, Beyond PR: Communicate Like a Champ in the Digital Age.

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March 14, 2017

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Ep. 87: Redefining Performance Management PART 3 – Insights from General Motors (feat. Kelly Kuras)by Zenger Folkman

In the last year many clients have taken a serious look at their performance management systems. Ask any manager or employee about their opinion of the performance review process and you will rarely hear any positive comments.

In this presentation, Jack and Joe are joined by Kelly Kuras, Sr. Manager of Talent and Organization Evaluation at General Motors, to share what they have done to redefine performance management in their organization.

While each organization will come to differing processes and systems, we will answer the question: “What are the few fundamental elements that are critical to make any performance management process successful?”

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March 7, 2017

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Ep. 86: Redefining Performance Management PART 2 – Insights from Celgene (feat. Maria Brennan and Crystal Zuckerman)by Zenger Folkman

In the last year many clients have taken a serious look at their performance management systems. Ask any manager or employee about their opinion of the performance review process and you will rarely hear any positive comments.

In this presentation, Jack and Joe are joined by Maria Brennan and Crystal Zuckerman, both Directors of Human Resources at Celgene, to share what they have done to redefine performance management in their organization.

While each organization will come to differing processes and systems, we will answer the question: “What are the few fundamental elements that are critical to make any performance management process successful?”

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February 28, 2017

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Ep. 85: Redefining Performance Management PART 1 – 10 Recommendationsby Zenger Folkman

In the last year many clients have taken a serious look at their performance management systems. Ask any manager or employee about their opinion of the performance review process and you will rarely hear any positive comments.

In this podcast, we share the results of our own research and analysis about revamping performance management.

While each organization will come to differing processes and systems, we will answer the question: “What are the few fundamental elements that are critical to make any performance management process successful?”

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February 13, 2017

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Ep. 84: The Power of Continuous Feedback (feat. Steffen Maier, Impraise)by Zenger Folkman

In today’s episode, Steffen Maier, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Impraise, joins Dr. Jack Zenger in this edition of the Zenger Folkman podcast series to discuss continuous feedback, its relationship to pay, and how it can replace annual performance reviews to open learning and development opportunities for individuals and help define their career paths.

Impraise is a web-based and mobile solution for actionable, timely feedback at work. Today’s workplace still relies on outdated methods for providing feedback. Annual performance reviews are too inefficient and lacking to provide actionable feedback that helps employees improve continuously. Impraise turns performance reviews into an easy process by enabling users to give and receive valuable feedback in real-time and when it’s most helpful. With Impraise, employees can better analyze their strengths and learning opportunities, track their progress and pursue their personal and professional goals all year long. Managers can easily set up 360 degree feedback for their team or themselves, resulting in more meaningful 1-on-1s and more engaged people.

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February 7, 2017

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Ep. 83: The Tango of Speed and Quality— The Key to Achieving Both!by Zenger Folkman

Over the past few decades there has been a dramatic increase in the pace of daily activities. In order to stay competitive and profitable, companies and their leaders have looked for ways to get products to market faster, make changes quicker, and be on top of the latest information.

But will working faster cause errors and poor quality?

To research this, we wanted to study people who preferred a faster pace but also had a quality focus. We looked at 360-degree assessments on 75,000 leaders. We identified a group of leaders who scored in the top quartile on both speed and quality and compared this group to all other leaders in the database to discover:

  • What were the highly differentiating behaviors of leaders who were rated as having high levels of both speed and quality?
  • What did they do that other leaders did not?

The results of our analysis isolated seven unique factors that identify what it takes to combine these two seemingly contradictory yet critical leadership goals.

Join Jack and Joe as they reveal the key behaviors that leaders who are the best at both speed and quality possess.

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January 23, 2017

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Ep. 82: Chutes and Ladders: Driving Corporate Innovation through Personal Disruption (feat. Whitney Johnson)by Zenger Folkman

Whitney Johnson, one of the world’s most influential management thinkers, joins Dr. Jack Zenger in this edition of the Zenger Folkman podcast series to discuss personal disruption and how it affects corporate innovation.

Johnson was a finalist for the Top Thinkers on Talent at the biennial Thinkers50 ceremony in London. She co-founded Rose Park Advisors, alongside Clayton Christensen, professor at the Harvard Business School. She is a frequent contributor to and writer for the Harvard Business Review and is a LinkedInfluencer.

Johnson is the author of the critically acclaimed book Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work and Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream.

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December 20, 2016

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Ep. 81: The 11 Components of a “Best-of-Class” 360° Assessmentby Zenger Folkman

360-degree assessments have become a common practice today. In fact, 85% of Fortune 500 organizations use multi-rater feedback (360s) as the backbone of their leadership development programs. Why are these assessments so important? Because leaders receive information that they would otherwise never receive.

There are hosts of 360s on the market today and not all are equal. There may be similarities but there are also some major differences. So, when choosing a tool, what should you look for? What are the most important components in a 360?

During this webinar tomorrow, Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joe Folkman discuss the 11 components of a “Best of Class” 360 Assessment. Participants will:

  • Learn what the 11 components are.
  • Receive a brief explanation of each of these 11 features & benefits.
  • Learn how the competencies and items were empirically derived.
  • See a response scale that avoids a false positive.
  • Review and compare scores to a high standard (75th and 90th percentile norms).
  • See how a leader’s current impact on direct reports is measured.
  • Identify the competencies that are most important.
  • Learn and understand our unique strengths-based emphasis.

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November 29, 2016

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Ep. 80: 8 Critical Behaviors that Leverage Accountabilityby Zenger Folkman

Raise the bar on your leadership effectiveness! Imagine an organization where everyone takes responsibility for achieving good results. An organization where people have a personal sense of ownership, and there is little finger-pointing when things go wrong.

If every leader were able to inspire accountability in others, it would not only better leverage leadership, but it would significantly increase bottom line results. What can a leader do to create a greater sense of accountability in others?

Join Dr. Joe Folkman to learn:

  • The 8 BEHAVIORS that increase accountability.
  • How we can get better at inspiring and motivating.
  • How to improve accountability within organizations.

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November 18, 2016

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Ep. 79: Emotional Agility – Master Challenges Without Getting Derailed (feat. Dr. Susan David)by Zenger Folkman

Dr. Susan David (PhD), psychologist on faculty at the Harvard Medical School, co-founder and co-director of the Harvard/McLean Institute of Coaching, and CEO of Evidence Based Psychology, joins Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joe Folkman in this edition of the Zenger Folkman podcast series.

Dr. David has worked with senior leadership of hundreds of organizations, including the United Nations, Ernst & Young, and The World Economic Forum. Her work has been featured in numerous publications, including the Harvard Business Review, Time, Fast Company, and The Wall Street Journal. An in-demand speaker and advisor, she is the author of Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life.

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