Best-Selling Author Jack Zenger to Host Bringing Science to the Art of Coaching Webinar

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Best-selling author Jack Zenger, CEO and co-founder of Zenger Folkman, will host a complimentary webinar at 1 p.m. EST on Dec. 9, 2009, about how effective coaching can increase employee commitment and satisfaction.

In modern business, it is a given that the best managers are effective “leaders” in every aspect of the word. They expect peak performance from their people, and they don’t leave their people to fend for themselves; they help them achieve results by coaching them to success. But, while this concept is gaining increasing acceptance in the business world, there is a great inconsistency in the quality and effectiveness of these leaders as coaches.

“Until recently, most coaching has happened somewhat informally. Before that, some organizations offered more formal coaching to those leaders who needed ‘fixing.’ … As the practice of coaching continues to grow, more and more organizations are attempting to measure the benefits of coaching and calibrate their return on investment. This leads to a heightened interest in improving the process and making results more predictable,” commented Zenger.

Join us on Dec. 9 for the complimentary webinar, “Bringing Science to the Art of Coaching.” Zenger will base his presentation on research gathered from more than 200,000 leaders across thousands of industries. The webinar is designed to help organizations understand how coaching can increase revenue, build employee engagement and retain top talent.

Additionally, Zenger will share useful tips on how to make a coaching session more effective, as well as how much change organizations can expect from a coaching session.

The webinar will address the following questions:
1. To what degree does coaching really pay off? Is this just one more in a long line of management fads?
2. How can we increase the effectiveness of each coaching session?
3. How can the process of coaching be made more consistent?
4. What is the appropriate goal for coaching, and how much change can we expect?
5. What is it about the coach’s personality or behavior that makes the most positive impact?

Join us at 1 p.m. EST on Dec. 9 for our exclusive webinar. Click here to register today for Zenger’s “Bringing Science to the Art of Coaching” and learn coaching tips that can strengthen your employee commitment and engagement.

About Jack Zenger

Jack Zenger is a sought-after speaker, lecturer and professional coach. In 2003, he co-authored The New York Times best-seller, “The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers Into Great Leaders,” which has gone on to national and international acclaim. In June 2009, Zenger, along with co-authors Joseph Folkman and Scott Edinger, he also released another book, titled “The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate.

Additionally, Zenger was inducted into the Human Resources Development Hall of Fame in 1994, and he received the Thought Leader Award in 2005 from the Instructional Systems Association. He is widely regarded as one of the foremost authorities on leadership development in today’s corporate landscape.

About Zenger Folkman

Since 2003, Zenger Folkman has been providing leadership and performance development that directly drives organizations’ profitability. Founded on pioneering empirical research using 360-degree assessments and other surveys, Zenger Folkman has built one of the world’s largest collections of leadership research data. Based on that data, Zenger Folkman has crafted a set of practical and provable techniques that focuses on building strengths in today’s modern business environment. Using implementation tools, personalized coaching and more, Zenger Folkman’s approach lifts the performance of leaders, coaches and individual contributors to deliver today’s most sensible and flexible leadership training programs.


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