SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For every leader, manager or employee hoping to gain a competitive advantage in an increasingly challenging world, the newest book from Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman of leadership development firm Zenger Folkman is for you.
How To Be Exceptional: Drive Leadership Success by Magnifying your Strengths premieres in August and is available for preorder from Amazon now.
What’s in the book? The award-winning authors of The Extraordinary Coach and The Inspiring Leader share the newest insights they’ve uncovered in their exclusive data-centered approach to strengths-based leadership development.
The facts may surprise you
How to Be Exceptional uses research and statistical evidence to deliver the “aha” moments, the epiphanies and the life-changing discoveries their 10 years of research has unveiled. The ideas they reveal will change your approach and dramatically improve the outcome of your effectiveness as a manager or leader.
Zenger Folkman is a pioneer in the discovery that finding and magnifying standout strengths produces far greater outcome for leaders than focusing on their areas of weakness. However, Zenger Folkman is driving the paradigm to its fullest fruition, with extensive research on the leaders who employ these strategies. This puts Zenger Folkman in the unique position to uncover the surprising facts that can give a leader or an organization a distinct advantage.
“This book offers compelling evidence that growing one's strengths leads to greater results,” says Cindy Brinkley, VP Global Human Resources for GM. “However, it takes it to the next level by teaching how those identified strengths can be developed to an even greater degree to distinguish you from the crowd."
“These insightful tools and developmental approaches help address fatal flaws and push your existing strengths over the edge to Exceptional,” said Linda Simon, Sr. VP, Leadership & Organizational Development, DIRECTV.
To preorder How to Be Exceptional from Amazon, go to http://amzn.to/LbyHbg.
Zenger Folkman is the authority in strengths-based leadership development. Their award-winning programs employ research-based methods that improve organizations and turn good managers into extraordinary leaders.