9 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

    • Management
    • 5.0 • 73 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 8: 7 Steps To Improve Employee Productivity

    Episode 8: 7 Steps To Improve Employee Productivity

    Productivity improvement lies at the heart of our ability to maintain a high standard of living.  The most effective organizations are those whose productivity gains exceed their competitors. In the episode, Jack Zenger shares solutions from his article, “The Productivity Improvement Steering Wheel: 7 Powerful Steps Every Leader Can Take.” Connect with Jack Zenger on Twitter, LinkedIn, … Continued

    • 13 min
    Episode 7: The Enigma of Positive and Negative Feedback

    Episode 7: The Enigma of Positive and Negative Feedback

    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 … Continued

    • 12 min
    Episode 6: The Art Of Decisive Leadership

    Episode 6: The Art Of Decisive Leadership

    In the workplace, decisions can be a building block of a successful career, or they can be the reason for failure. Some people try to escape the possibility of failure by avoiding making difficult decisions, but that is not helpful either. Today we are discussing the art of becoming a decisive leader. Click HERE for … Continued

    • 14 min
    Introducing: The 90th Percentile

    Introducing: The 90th Percentile

    Zenger Folkman, a leadership development and assessment company, has something very unique; we have a golden database filled with 1.5 million assessments of global leaders. We also have access to world-renowned leadership experts Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman.  Subscribe now, and we’ll help you get your overall leadership effectiveness up to the 90thpercentile.

    • 1 min
    Episode 5: What Great Listeners Actually Do

    Episode 5: What Great Listeners Actually Do

    Chances are you think you’re a good listener.  People’s appraisal of their listening ability is much like their assessment of their driving skills, in that the great bulk of adults think they’re above average. Today we are discussing an article Jack Zenger wrote for Harvard Business Review titled “What Great Listeners Actually Do”.  It was the … Continued

    • 16 min
    Episode 4: History of 360s, Moving From Weaknesses To Strengths

    Episode 4: History of 360s, Moving From Weaknesses To Strengths

    360-degree feedback assessments have been around a long time, and the shift in focusing 360s around strengths instead of weaknesses provides some very compelling reasons for them to stay. In this episode, BreAnne Okoren and Joe Folkman give a brief history of 360s and the research that made it evolve through the years. Take our … Continued

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

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73 Ratings

73 Ratings

AshMillerF ,

Great Podcast

This is such a great podcast that I'd recommend to any professional!

xhdspan ,

A must listen!

90th Percentile takes decades of business research and boils it down into easily digestible, engaging episodes. It’s a must listen for those seeking success in a modern business world!

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Great listen

If you are in business or just want to improve any part of your leadership skills it’s worth every minute.

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