Our simple, practical approach to leadership development extends to our performance management support tools. We have content to help you integrate Zenger Folkman’s Differentiating Competencies into your organization’s talent appraisal processes.


Talent Matrices

Using a five-point scale across three levels of the organization—Individual Contributor, Manager, and Executive—this informative tool provides detailed behavioral descriptors for each Zenger Folkman Differentiating Leadership Competency.

Targeted Skill-Building

Your managers will build skills in holding effective appraisal and development discussions. Designed to be delivered by your talent management team, these mini sessions provide an opportunity to practice critical conversations on topics such as Effective Performance Appraisals, Powerful Development Planning, and Career Planning.

Critical Job Competencies

This simple online survey is designed to help HR professionals and appraising managers quickly and collaboratively identify the differentiating competencies most critical to a specific job function.

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Guided Process Integration

Our process templates are simple and practical making it easy to integrate the Talent Matrices, Critical Job Competencies Survey, and other support content into your existing performance management system.

Formats Available

Our performance management support tools are available in the following formats:

The Extraordinary Leader Talent Matrices- Excel file format for ease in loading content into existing performance management software.
– Critical Job Competencies Survey- Available online and accessible by a shared link.
– Mini Skill-Building Workshops
– 90-minute, In-person Workshops
– Targeted Skill-Building- 90-minute, In-person Workshops
– Process Templates- Interactive PDF format.

Enterprise-wide licenses are available for all Performance Management Support Tools, giving you the autonomy to distribute and integrate the content into your organization’s unique performance management processes.

Speak with one of our experts to explore the best solutions for your organization.