What Does Talent Look Like?

Critical to any talent management process is the identification of individuals who are perceived to have the potential to advance further in the organisation. But how is potential defined? Is it obvious for all to see? Excited claims are often made that a person has ‘it’. Many leaders state they know ‘it’ when they see ‘it’. But are they valuing the same elements of potential? Can we answer what it is about a particular person that gives us the confidence they have what it takes to perform well at the next level? Continue reading