High Potential…to Do What?

Most high potentials are selected on the basis of their technical talent and the extent to which their behaviors exemplify and promote their organizations’ operating cultures—the norms and expectations that represent how things are actually done—which often are quite different than their organizations’ highly touted visions and values. As a result, organizations have become very good at promoting a high potential for more of the same. This article highlights what talent managers need to look for and develop in their high potentials (and the commonly made mistakes that they should avoid) to move their organizations toward realizing their visions and goals.

This piece was published in Talent Management magazine (December 2010).

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