Fix Management Weakness First

I’ve had the opportunity to become a student of the “Topgrading” methodology for talent management. I’ve worked with Brad Smart to implement his hiring system within one of our sales … Read more

Helping Others Develop Their Potential

Guest post by Kevin Eikenberry: Most of us find ourselves in a position to help others achieve more of their potential than we realize. Sure, as leaders, supervisors, and parents … Read more

Traps to Avoid When Evaluating Leadership Potential

From DDI’s Finding Future Perfect Senior Leaders: Spotting Executive Potential 1. Focus on current performance. 2. Reliance on multirater (360°) feedback, which doesn’t predict potential, but only current competencies. 3. … Read more

How to Identify Leadership Potential

Here’s a summary of three studies on how to identify leadership potential: Development Dimensions International DDI has developed a set of criteria that they say will accurately predict executive success, … Read more

The Worst Leaders Of All Time

We all know that We “learning from others” is one of the most effective ways that leaders develop. Whenever I ask leaders to think back and reflect on how they … Read more