Zenger Folkman Leadership Podcast Get answers to today’s toughest leadership and development problems from thought leaders Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman!

In today’s episode, Steffen Maier, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Impraise, joins Dr. Jack Zenger in this edition of the Zenger Folkman podcast series to discuss continuous feedback, its relationship to pay, and how it can replace annual performance reviews to open learning and development opportunities for individuals and help define their career paths.

Download "The Power of Continuous Feedback" eBook.


David Williams, Chief Executive Officer of Fishbowl, joins Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joe Folkman in this edition of the Zenger Folkman podcast series to discuss a variety of topics, including the characteristics of great leaders, the types of leadership that are important during different phases of a company, working with the millennial generation, identifying high-potentials, and how to truly be in the people business.

Fishbowl offers asset-tracking software for large enterprises and provides the #1 requested manufacturing and warehouse management solutions for QuickBooks. Fishbowl has had extraordinary growth and has achieved numerous awards under David’s leadership, including positions on the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies and the Deloitte Fast 500 lists.

David served as an executive with Covey Leadership and worked closely with its management team and Stephen R. Covey. David authored the book The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning: Tying Soft Traits to Hard Results. An industry thought-leader, David has written numerous articles about character-based leadership.


Conventional wisdom says that Millennials, when immersed in the workplace, prefer positive feedback. However a recent study conducted by Zenger Folkman, proves that it is not true. In fact, quite the opposite is true.

“Hit Me With Your Best Shot!”

When Millennials were asked, 80% said they preferred to receive negative or corrective feedback. Only 20% said they preferred positive or reinforcing feedback.Join Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joe Folkman for a fascinating look at the research findings from this study and how they impact the careers and development for this group.

Jack and Joe will answer the questions:
  • What demographic/workplace groups have the greatest need for corrective feedback?
  • Why do people both dread and desire corrective feedback?
  • How can employees and managers develop practices which promote the exchange of feedback?

Download the slides for "Giving Feedback to Millennials"

Kelsey Meyer, cofounder of Influence and Co., joins Jack Zenger in this episode to discuss thought leadership, her views about the millennial generation(as employees and as leaders), and her work at the multimillion-dollar company she started the day after
graduating college.

Influence and Co. is a firm making waves in helping businesses become their own voices through thought leadership. Kelsey was named to the “Forbes 30 Under 30” list in 2016 in the marketing and advertising field.
Download the free ebook for this episode at: http://zengerfolkman.com/ebook/

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