7 Ways to Assess Leadership Potential

There is more than one way to skin a cat, or in this case, to assess for leadership potential using the performance and potential 9 box matrix. Read my latest post … Read more

From Great Employee to Lousy Boss

Why do great employees often turn out to be lousy managers? Read my latest post over at About.com Management and Leadership to find out why.  

An Introduction to Assessment Centers

A reader asked me to provide a primer on assessment centers. While I’ve written a lot of posts on the topics of leadership potential, assessments, and selection interviewing, I’ve never … Read more

7 Ways to Get Your Boss Promoted

Your success is heavily tied to the success of your manager. In most cases, when your manager wins, so do you. When your manager is failing, it’s like being on … 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