Zenger Folkman Hosts Free Webinar; The Uninspiring Leader

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Leadership development expert Joe Folkman will be presenting a free webinar on Wednesday, July 21st. He will share the ten most common “Fatal Flaws” of uninspiring leaders and offer tips on how to avoid those behaviors.

It’s my hope that by shedding some light on these common mistakes, leaders can learn to avoid them and focus on helping their teams achieve extraordinary results

Joe Folkman, Ph.D—a renowned leadership development expert and President of Zenger Folkman, will be presenting an upcoming webinar entitled The Uninspiring Leader: 10 Fatal Flaws that Cripple Leaders’ Effectiveness on Wednesday, July 21st at 1:00 pm EDT.

Poor leadership in good times can be hidden, but poor leadership in challenging times is a recipe for disaster. Based on his research presented in the Harvard Business Review, and presented to a full house at ASTD 2010, Dr. Folkman will focus on the ten most common mistakes made by ineffective leaders, and address how one can avoid and overcome those behaviors.

To find out why leaders fail, Zenger Folkman collected and scrutinized data from thousands of leaders in two different studies. The combined results reveal why many Fortune 500 executives have been fired and what shortcomings the least effective leaders have in common.

“After all our research,” said Folkman, “it has become apparent that uninspiring leaders have a substantial impact on the people they manage, and they typically fail to achieve results. It’s my hope that by shedding some light on these common mistakes, leaders can learn to avoid them and focus on helping their teams achieve extraordinary results.”

Webinar attendees will learn:

  • What causes leaders to be uninspiring
  • 10 characteristics of uninspiring leaders
  • Ways to identify the “Fatal Flaws”
  • Action-oriented strategies for growth & change

Join us for this informative session and evaluate your own effectiveness in these 10 critical areas. You’ll leave knowing how you and the leaders in your organization can avoid the pitfalls of an uninspiring leader!

Register for the webinar The Uninspiring Leader: 10 Fatal Flaws the Cripple Leaders’ Effectiveness with Joe Folkman, and learn how to improve the effectiveness of leaders in your organization. The webinar will air at 1 p.m. EDT on July 21, 2010. There is no cost to attend; however, seats are limited.

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 focus 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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