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Fast Tracks Insight Interview
Joe Folkman

How to Grow as a Leader

An interview with Joe Folkman

Research shows how building strengths rather than fixing weaknesses makes for powerful leaders

"To have a real impact at work, be open to feedback, fix your flaws, get clear about how to make a difference, and embrace your passions."

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Joseph Folkman, Ph.D., is managing director of Novations Group, Inc., a Provant company. He is the author of three books:Turning Feedback Into Change, Making Feedback Work, and Employee Surveys That Make a Difference.

Dr. Folkman's unique approach helps people uncover the key behaviors that significantly impact an individual's overall effectiveness. His more than 25 years of experience has focused on survey research, analysis, and consulting in the areas of organization diagnosis, management assessment, and individual/organizational change.

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