Using over 1.5 million assessments from leaders worldwide, renowned psychometrician Dr. Joseph Folkman and leadership legend Dr. Jack Zenger are here to settle the debates and let the data speak for itself. Each week they analyze different leadership traits, trends, and what it really takes to get to the 90th percentile. These short episodes feature compelling stories, research, and actions that leaders can take to improve.

Episode 62: How to Eliminate Poor Role Models

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast

Published: January, 2022


Perhaps you have seen the Where’s Waldo? books. When placed in a crowd or a complex surrounding, Waldo is an odd individual who becomes difficult to find. Often, when a leader fails to be a good role model or sets a bad example, they believe that their actions will be hidden, much like Waldo. In reality, when a leader sets a bad example, they are more like an onstage actor with a spotlight shining directly on them. In this episode, we’re revealing how to spot and eliminate poor role models from your organization.

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How to Spot and Eliminate Poor Role Models from Your Organization–Article by Joe Folkman

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