Before we get to the “now what,” let’s first get on the same page about the definition of what a “high potential” employee actually is. A high potential: Is not always the highest performer in a current role. […]
I once found myself needing to find new employment. The situation that I was leaving had been complex, to say the least, and I worried that perceptions of failure would dog me as I sought new opportunities. I […]
Derailing behaviors can stunt careers and impede goal achievement. Executive coaching can effectively counter the negative impact of these behaviors. Judging – As professionals, we make judgments every day and are paid to make good ones. What happens […]
Honest and direct feedback helps executives and leaders take their skills – and performance – to the next level. Every organization has high­ potential, valued employees who have been successful as individual contributors, but who fail when advanced […]
DEFINITION: Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize one’s own and other peoples’ emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately, and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior. This may sound simple, and […]
The topic of “trust” may not be discussed in daily conversation; yet, when asking others if they believe most leaders are “trustworthy,” there would probably be a long pause. Since the television started bringing live news into our […]
Leadership skills. We’ve all read the articles and books, seen the LinkedIn posts and listened to the speeches about why they are so important. But how exactly do we hone these skills? Simply reading, researching and listening to […]
I recently bumped into a colleague who had held a senior leadership role with one of the top financial services companies in the world. She was recruited to a smaller company and was perplexed that her new company […]
When the alarm goes off in the morning and you constantly hit the snooze button because you’re dreading the day ahead, do you wonder if something better is out there? Many people encounter this problem, but by the […]
In the vOICe on October 28th, the author wrote “Over-Assessed – How to Select the ‘Right’ Assessment.” The author defines two fundamental components to keep in mind when choosing the “right” assessment for your employees and organization. The […]