Talent Management

Moves of a Board Master

By not producing high quality “ready now” talent for tomorrow, we’re doomed to manage the crisis of the day over and over again. Read more

Get me a Rock

Forging a working relationship with a senior executive is can be quite a trial. Talent leaders need to bring the confidence and competence to gain respect in the ‘C-Suite”. Yet the unspoken rules are quite different and a new partnership savvy is needed. Read more

Sir Isaac And The Talent Junk Drawer

Consider the state of your talent management. Is everything well ordered, appropriately placed and in useful shape? Or perhaps, like most of us, there is one spot that isn’t well maintained or in tip-top shape — the talent junk drawer. Read more

Avoid the Assessment Sideshow

The personality assessment industry is on a tear. But talent managers shouldn’t be fooled by some of the flimsier products being offered. Read more

Getting Their Attention

Timely, topical and well-framed talent agenda items are vital when trying to get senior management’s undivided attention. Read more

Deciding the Future of Talent

False Positives, Hidden Negatives and an over-emphasis on Predicting are three barriers to effectively assessing and developing your future stars. Read more