10 Ways to Kill Off Your Star Employees

I wrote this post for another publication in 2014, but it appears they have deleted it. I’m preparing to do a workshop on how to nurture high potentials and found … Read more

Let’s Kill off our Best Employees!

Organizations don’t always do a good job when it comes to nurturing, developing, rewarding, and retaining their high potential employees. In fact, it often seems like they are going out … Read more

What Exactly is a “High Potential”?

Organizations will often use labels to such as ‘rising stars”, “fast trackers”, or “high flyers” to classify employees who are seen as promotable to the next one or two levels, … Read more

After the Talent Review…Now What?

I was at a conference recently and the session topic was leadership development and succession planning. One of the participants, an HR manager, raised her hand and asked: “We’ve recently … Read more