How are you developing your high-potential employees? Do you have a formal process in place to ensure proper identification and development of the right talent for future leadership?The latest research from the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) outlines a five-step framework for creating a competitive edge by accelerating the leadership development of high-potential employees based on the practices of high-performance organizations.Check out the infographic below to see five tips for accelerating leadership readiness in high-performing organizations.
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Innovation is a tricky business. Sexy as heck when it works (yes, I just said “sexy” in a CCL blog), but challenging to implement in an organization, no matter how big or small. Why? Many reasons. Following are six of them with some brief suggestions for how to overcome. Rest uncomfortably knowing that this is not an exclusive list.
One of the biggest changes in the workforce in the new millennium is that we have to be information synthesizers instead of information producers. All information is available online. So we can’t add value by memorizing it. We have to add value by reframing it. I call this synthesizing.
Manufacturing companies need to continually evolve and provide end users with the best possible product. In order to improve upon a product, it requires thorough analysis of data. Storing this data in the cloud ensures that it is highly available and doesn’t slow down the manufacturing process that relies on it.
Wait! Doesn't social make so-called "targeting" as simple as some analytical clicks? Yes and no. A term borrowed from the military, where “targets” have a very valid, explicit meaning, the concept is losing weight in an environment where choices and information sources abound. Sure you can segment your audiences based on "likes," preferences, positions, neighborhood eateries, etc.
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Just in time for graduation season, Johnny Bunko is here to remind you of the 6 essential lessons of any satisfying, productive career: 1. There is no plan. Make decisions for fundamental, not instrumental, reasons. 2. Think strengths, not weaknesses. What do you consistently do well? What gives you energy rather than drains it? 3. It’s not about you.
When clients ask me to help them with customer service issues, they are often surprised (and a little annoyed) when I ask them a question about what business are they really in. Now I’m not trying to be difficult, I’m just trying to help them identify—at an emotional level—the specific need they are satisfying with their product or service.