OREM, Utah, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zenger Folkman is pleased to announce the fourth annual Extraordinary Leadership Summit, which will feature a keynote presentation on "Developing Your Talent" by Kevin Wilde, Chief Learning Officer and VP of Organizational Effectiveness for General Mills. The summit will also feature best practice presentations by leadership development executives from The Gap, Safeway, and Symantec. Zenger Folkman's award-winning leadership development programs will also have a featured role in the 2013 agenda including The Extraordinary Leader™ program, The Extraordinary Coach™ program, The Inspiring Leader™ program and Advancing The Extraordinary Leader™. The conference will take place July 29 – Aug. 1, 2013 in Park City, Utah.
With 75 years experience, Zenger Folkman is an acknowledged leader in the training and development space. Zenger Folkman thought leaders have conducted extensive research, and have published the best-selling books The Extraordinary Leader, The Inspiring Leader, and The Extraordinary Coach. More than a decade of extensive research now serves as the cornerstone of three award-winning development programs that are proven to increase leadership effectiveness and drive employee engagement.
"What organizations need now, more than ever, is extraordinary leaders," said Jack Zenger, CEO and co-founder of Zenger Folkman. "They need people who are willing to step up, work hard, and to become more inspiring and extraordinary. Our leadership development programs will boost leaders' effectiveness at motivating others to reach higher levels of performance to create organizational success. The results they achieve will improve employee satisfaction, increase engagement and commitment, boost employee productivity, encourage innovation, and increase profitability."
Organizational leaders at all levels -- from C-level executives to first-line supervisors -- will benefit from this four-day interactive experience that employs assessment, experiential learning, discovery, short lectures, group discussions and practice sessions. Each session will include feedback that will help to engage and educate established and emerging leaders. At the conclusion of the workshops, participants will have completed an individualized plan with concrete goals and actions to generate personal changes that will help to drive positive business outcomes for their organizations.
"If you play a strategic role in identifying and implementing development programs in your organization, or if you are interested in your own development, register now to attend," said Joe Folkman, president of Zenger Folkman. "We offer an ideal opportunity for participants to exchange ideas and learn new ways to approach leadership development."
The summit will be held July 29 – Aug. 1 in Park City, Utah. Those who register by July 17, 2013 will receive $100.00 off the registration fee. Register HERE to attend.
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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.
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