58 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 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/the-90th-percentile/.

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast Zenger Folkman

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 97 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 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/the-90th-percentile/.

    Episode 50: Balancing Confidence and Competence

    Episode 50: Balancing Confidence and Competence

    Details If you are going to choose an individual to lead you to victory or safety, chances are you will choose the most confident person. Their confidence will inspire and motivate you to achieve great things. That’s what makes them great leaders. But there is a darker side to the confidence that erodes trust and turns … Continued

    • 11 min
    Episode 49: Lessons in Empathy and Competitiveness from Ted Lasso

    Episode 49: Lessons in Empathy and Competitiveness from Ted Lasso

    Details Over the last couple of years, we have all experienced the importance the empathy in the workplace. We’ve had a rough time and it’s important to know your boss actually cares about you. Last year, the character Ted Lasso appeared on Apple TV’s new hit comedy show and taught us all some profound lessons … Continued

    • 13 min
    Episode 48: What Younger Managers Should Know About How They’re Perceived

    Episode 48: What Younger Managers Should Know About How They’re Perceived

    Details The great resignation has arrived. As new managers fill vacancies created by retiring Boomers, how do their skills compare with the seasoned older managers they replace? In this episode, we are uncovering what younger managers should know about how they’re perceived. Connect with Jack Zenger LinkedIn Twitter Webinar Zenger Folkman hosts an exclusive live … Continued

    • 14 min
    Episode 47: Three Myths About Your Strengths

    Episode 47: Three Myths About Your Strengths

    Details One of the most dramatic changes in leadership development in the last decade has been the shift in focus from correcting weaknesses to identifying and expanding on strengths. As this movement continues to catch hold, three myths have emerged that deserve to be dispelled. Connect with Jack Zenger LinkedIn Twitter Webinar Zenger Folkman hosts … Continued

    • 10 min
    Episode 46: Are Employees At Home Actually Working? 5 Behaviors That Signal Productivity To Managers

    Episode 46: Are Employees At Home Actually Working? 5 Behaviors That Signal Productivity To Managers

    Details Have you ever questioned whether you or your direct reports are being as productive as they can be?  With the flexibility to work anywhere and anytime, how do you stay connected with your team and manager to maintain trust and signal productivity. In today’s episode, we discuss the five behaviors that indicate productivity. Connect … Continued

    • 15 min
    Episode 45: Why Do You Work? Finding Purpose In Your Career

    Episode 45: Why Do You Work? Finding Purpose In Your Career

    Details This has been an extremely challenging year. Many are hopeful about the progress that has been made but others still feel disconnected and discouraged. They lament that their current work has begun to feel stale. Yes, social isolation has compounded that. Working from home, while it has some benefits, also has many challenges. The … Continued

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

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Making your Job more Meaningful

What a great model to strive towards to make your job more meaningful. I will remember the CPO model and hope to learn more about how to implement it into my own work.

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Great podcast. Traffic insight to be used in any environment.

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Insightful and Engaging!

The 90th percentile is chalk full of insight in short increments which makes it easy to follow and easy to digest. A must for any business professional. Listen to an episode on your way to work!

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