Monthly Archives: August 2011

Talent Management: Manage Uncertainty & Risk on the way up, not the way down.

There is an old adage: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. This post will explore why this is the worst advice when dealing with uncertainty and risk (U&R) and examine this proposition within the talent management (TM) arena. This … Continue reading

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Talent management: Managing less, getting more out of your Critical talent?

Today’s post explores an intriguing notion that talent’s contribution may be dissipated because of the nature of management and leadership over the critical talent. dThis post is inspired by an article in 25 August, 2011 Vancouver Sun by Amity Shales … Continue reading

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Talent Management: How do you know your TM efforts are going to work?

You are investing talent management (TM) efforts, how do you know they are working or are going to work?┬áThese questions apply to any strategic issue that an organization (actually even for individuals who behave strategically). Today’s post will explore how … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Knowing how to get a “Better Best” from your Talent in the Future

I am fascinated by the common notion that performance management is a setting goals, having periodic reviews and allocating recognition for successes process. It is not. Actually it is way more. The performance process described above is at best one … Continue reading

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Talent Management: The Underlying Value of Values

You are having to down size. You consolidate around your best internal talent. You begin to treat them abusively (uncivilly, over tasking them, etc.). You get unsatisfactory business results and the process recycles again. Congratulations – you have discovered how … Continue reading

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Talent Management: part 2 – The value added part is what you do outside of your organization’s box!

In this post we explore what we can look at in our business environments to discern TM uncertainties and risks (U&R). We will examine two scenarios that are real and for some of you have already happened in one fashion … Continue reading

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Talent Management: The value added part is what you do outside of your organization’s box!

This will be a series of posts over the coming weeks. It will explore how TM Officers (TMO) who want to demonstrate extra value to their organizations will show they spend fruitful time looking at how the “world out there” … Continue reading

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