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"We have moved from a focus on fixing leadership weaknesses all the way over to a focus on building strengths. Without question, it is the most profound change in this realm to occur in the past 50 years." -- John Zenger and Joseph Folkman, from the book
You run a business department, a division, or an entire company. Everything is going smoothly, everyone respects your abilities, and no one complains about you. You are a good, talented business leader.
But are you exceptional? Because in these difficult business times, true success requires nothing less.
From the leadership gurus of Zenger Folkman, How to Be Exceptional provides a revolutionary approach to leadership development. Instead of focusing on your weaknesses and how to overcome them, focus on your strengths--and learn how to magnify them.
How to Be Exceptional explains how to:
When you magnify your leadership competencies to the level of exceptional, employee engagement increases, productivity rises, and profitability soars. Learn how to make your business and career dreams a reality.
Zenger Folkman utilizes evidence-driven, strengths-based methods to improve organizations and the people within them. "Jack" Zenger and Joe Folkman are the cofounders of Zenger Folkman and bestselling coauthors of The Inspiring Leader and The Extraordinary Leader. Bob Sherwin, Jr., is Chief Operating Officer and Barbara Steel is Senior Vice President of Leadership Effectiveness at Zenger Folkman.
Excellent update to the Extraordinary Leader by same authors.Published 7 months ago by Jim Clarkson
This book truly gives you the insight and tools to be exceptional. Anyone who is looking to become leader either for change or leading people should read this book it will open up... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am really surprised to see the above book received very few reviews as it is an excellent book and a must for every reader keen on the subjects of people management, leadership,... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Alexandre Winkler
This is an in depth book that is likely to make its way into the classic leadership book category. It is research based. Read morePublished on March 18, 2013 by Jim Estill
This book builds on Zenger & Folkman's previous work and explores in detail how to develop exceptional leaders. Read morePublished on March 11, 2013 by Rachel Collis
This book is very good. Really. There are so many books about leadership, but this book is different. This book is based on empirical research. Read morePublished on November 24, 2012 by Berny Gomulya
"How To Be Exceptional" is a helpful tool for organizations looking to build a leadership development program. Read morePublished on September 3, 2012 by Shirley Fine Lee