147 episodes

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 leadership 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. Learn more at https://zengerfolkman.com/podcasts/.

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast Zenger Folkman Leadership

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    • 4.9 • 104 Ratings

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 leadership 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. Learn more at https://zengerfolkman.com/podcasts/.

    Episode 79: Team Trust—Establishment and Maintenance

    Episode 79: Team Trust—Establishment and Maintenance

    Details Register for the Trifecta of Trust development session. If I trust you, are you more likely to trust another person? And, if I distrust another person are they more likely to distrust me? Trust is unfortunately a contagious emotion that can spread for good or bad. In this episode, we are discussing the effects … Continued

    • 15 min
    Episode 134: Humble Leadership and the 7 Signs of Arrogance

    Episode 134: Humble Leadership and the 7 Signs of Arrogance

    Details Why is humility important for leaders? This pivotal question underpins Zenger Folkman’s two decades of research into how leadership traits, specifically humility and arrogance, affect leadership effectiveness Humble leaders tend to empower their employees by recognizing their strengths and contributions. This leads to increased employee engagement and motivation. People want confidence yet humble leaders. So … Continued

    • 20 min
    Episode 85: Why We’re Growing Organizations All Wrong

    Episode 85: Why We’re Growing Organizations All Wrong

    Details Are we growing leadership in organizations the wrong way? Developing high-potentials isn’t a bad strategy for success—unless you do it at the expense of your other employees. It’s time to focus on leaders at all levels. Organizations die just like trees: They can fail from forces at the top, in the middle, or at … Continued

    • 14 min
    Episode 133: Connecting Through Coaching—Authenticity, AI, and Transformation

    Episode 133: Connecting Through Coaching—Authenticity, AI, and Transformation

    Details In this enlightening podcast episode, expert coaching master Kathleen Stinette shares her invaluable insights on the evolution of leadership coaching in the wake of the pandemic. With over 25 years of experience, Kathleen discusses the subtle yet significant shifts in coaching methodologies prompted by remote and hybrid work environments, emphasizing the growing importance of … Continued

    • 18 min
    Episode 52: How the Best Build Better Relationships

    Episode 52: How the Best Build Better Relationships

    Details Humans are hard-wired to connect. They are social creatures that crave friendship and positive interactions with others. As much as we yearn for these interactions, however, many of us struggle to be good at building relationships. But why? In this episode, we’re discussing the key elements to developing positive relationships both within and outside … Continued

    • 14 min
    Epsiode 132: Hybrid Work— Understanding The Leadership Advantages in Both Zones

    Epsiode 132: Hybrid Work— Understanding The Leadership Advantages in Both Zones

    Details After some initial uncertainty, most companies have now found their footing with respect to adopting office-based, remote, or hybrid working models. Despite a common belief that we’ve mastered the flexibility of working from anywhere, the reality is we’re still on a learning curve—and that’s perfectly acceptable. In today’s discussion, we aim to highlight the … Continued

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
104 Ratings

104 Ratings

jlsneda ,

Impactful

Such an fun and engaging podcast!
The insights are distilled from research with thousands of leaders and is actionable and memorable to drive organizational results.

tedge_1 ,

An easy listen!!

This podcast is a quick and easy listen! It breaks down compelling and relevant research into very digestible 15 minute episodes. The hosts are insightful and share interesting stories. A great listen for leaders!

sslarso6 ,

Research Driven and Wise!

Great podcast! The topics are always relevant and helpful. And, I love the grounding in solid research. Leadership is not a mystic art! It’s a real skill which can be developed and honed with practice!

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