Recognizing talent is a leader’s most needed task. Today, more than ever, an organization’s fate depends on its ability to identify, coach, retain and, when needed, replace talent. The simple answer to what is talent: is achievement. Talent without achievement is reduced to only potential. Let’s start by discussing the seven principles of achievement.
Peek out your office door and take a good look at your employees. With the exception of a few royal pains, you've got a nice group of people. By and large, they do good work, they get along with you and one another and they're generally well intentioned. But, are they
Most managers assume that surviving, especially in recessions, requires slashing wages, benefits, and other workforce expenses. And lowest-skilled workers are often viewed as the most expendable.In Profit at the Bottom of the Ladder, Jody Heymann overturns these assumptions. Drawing from thousands of interviews with employees from front line to C-suite at
The goal of doubling your company’s size in three years is easy to accept. Who wouldn’t want to do that? But accepting this goal and realizing it are two different things. To achieve it, you need to prepare for fast growth. And to do that, you need to develop a detailed vision of
Nolan Bushnell founded the groundbreaking gaming company Atari and two dozen other companies. He also launched Steve Jobs' career, along with those of many other brilliant creatives over the course of his five decades in business. In his eagerly awaited first book, Bushnell explains how to find, hire, and nurture the
Building a Magnetic Culture explains what engages and motivates employees and how to create an environment in which employees can thrive. Drawing on years of research and real-world examples from his consulting experience, the author gives you the strategies and tactics you need to transform your company by creating and sustaining
If your competitive advantage depends on your people creating something valuable and distinctive, then your workforce can't be normal. To get your extraordinary results, you are going to have to build yourself a workforce that is extraordinary in a way that customers care about. To build a great organization, you need
A companion to the 1Hour2Plan.com web tool, this book will take the mystery and drudgery out of creating your business growth plan. The 1 Hour Plan for Growth provides a proven system for any business to create a clear and compelling business growth plan that fits on a single sheet of
Define the organization’s mission for the present and the future. Plan for the future by understanding the present.
Leadership Talent Mapping is a problem-solving process driven by self-assessment and an affirmation of the importance of individual and team achievement.
Great organizations cut through noise and confusion to make sure that essential messages come through loud and clear.
While coaching helps to improve individual performance and skills, it must first support the organization’s goals.
A coach must understand the realities facing a company and what the company needs from the individual being coached.