Economic Perspectives with Hopeton Hay on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, TX

How the Best Leaders Inspire Their Teams Focus of August 17 Economic Perspectives

Posted by Hopeton on August 16, 2009

John Zenger, coauthor of The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate, will be the guest on the August 17 edition of Economic Perspectives on KAZI 88.7 FM. In their bestselling work The Extraordinary Leader, performance thought leaders John Zenger and Joseph Folkman revealed the 16 key competencies that separate the top 10 percent of leaders from the rest. Since that book’s publication, they and coauthor Scott Edinger discovered, through an extensive study conducted over four years, that leaders who possessed the ability to inspire and motivate outperformed all others.Print

The authors found that the impact of inspiring and motivating others is consistent across different kinds of organizations and within different cultures. The Inspiring Leader reveals the authors’ newest proprietary research on how top leaders inspire teams to greatness. It discusses the behaviors exhibited by the most successful leaders and includes advice on how to implement them.

John H. Zenger, D.B.A., is the  CEO of Zenger Folkman, a firm that brings empirical research, innovative development methods, and software tools to leadership development. He is a member of the HRD Hall of Fame and has authored or coauthored eight books and 50 articles on leadership, productivity, and teams.

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