The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast

Using over 1.5 million assessments from leaders across the world, renowned psychometrician Joe Folkman and leadership legend 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.

Episode 7: The Enigma of Positive and Negative Feedback

Published: October, 2020

Would you rather hear positive feedback about your performance or suggestions for improvement? Does preferring positive feedback make you seem weak, and is corrective feedback really that helpful? Whether you’re a CEO, manager, teacher, or parent we all give and receive feedback. In this episode, we discuss the emotional complexities and science behind the positive and corrective feedback that will actually help you grow. Click to HERE to register for the Feedback Webinar.

Connect with Jack Zenger on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook.


Forbes: Why is it so Difficult for Leaders to Give Positive Feedback?

MUSIC: Pleasant Pictures

SUBSCRIBE for new episodes on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Learn More

More eBooks

Episode 6: The Art Of Decisive Leadership

eBooks — October 13, 2020

Overcoming Today’s Workforce Challenges

eBooks — October 05, 2017

The Role of an Elder in Modern Business

eBooks — August 17, 2017

Insights on Speed and Quality

eBooks — March 27, 2017

The Power of Continuous Feedback

eBooks — February 16, 2017

Answering the Important Questions

eBooks — December 16, 2016

Bold Leadership

eBooks — August 16, 2016

The Psychology Behind Strengths

eBooks — August 09, 2016

How to Stand Out and Get Noticed

eBooks — June 14, 2016

Developing Leaders in the Digital Age

eBooks — April 12, 2016

Bounce Back Better

eBooks — February 18, 2016

Committing to a Winning Team

eBooks — January 12, 2016

Enabling Leadership Change

eBooks — November 17, 2015

Visionary Leadership for a Changing World

eBooks — October 13, 2015

Abundance, Team Building, & Taking the Brick

eBooks — September 15, 2015

Leading an Examined Life

eBooks — August 19, 2015

Leadership Lessons from Academia

eBooks — June 03, 2015

Five Practices of Winning CEOs

eBooks — May 19, 2015