So how do you set measures for a development plan that will be meaningful and result in positive momentum for the talent management in your organization? Here are three thoughts that will help leaders create meaningful measures for development goals. The talent scorecard is also a great place for leaders to assess their own habits.
A great question to end your week (or your meeting)
What are you most proud of. Talent management and leadership is about understanding people and engaging them in the process and problems of running an organization. Of getting work done. Here is a question to renew energy and share what matters to them.
They asked: Hi Po selection, Hiring the right people, Succession Planning
Talent management related question from a group of SHRM leaders / Human resource professionals. Focused on hi-pot development, succession planning, and selecting the right people. Some great talent management questions and, from my experience doing keynote, probably the three topics most asked about. This is post 2 of 2.
trU Tips #16a – One on Ones and Leadership
Talent management is not a form, or a process, but a commitment to a place where everything (or most everything) works. The job is great, people are getting what they need, people are owning their role, and teams are helping each other be successful. It takes great leadership, great followership, and most importantly it takes frequent and very open conversations. The one on one is the critical piece of this, and here is a form to help a one on one work well. The result is great talent management.
Wisconsin SHRM 2011: My presentations
What is the #1 issue in talent management? There are actually 2: Performance evaluations have to be given on-time AND people need development plans. Here is a talent management presentation around the talent scorecard that I gave at the Wisconsin SHRM 2011 conference as a speaker. It is ideal for a keynote address to leaders looking for a perspective on leveraging their talent and an action plan to do it.
Learning to listen to ourselves
Resilience and leadership starts with an awareness of self, and gets done with a practice of coaching ourselves when we feel our perceptions taking over. We have to rely on our instincts, but we cannot lead effectively if the people we have to trust feel like we are not listening to them. Here is a coaching example of resilience and building trust.
Looking to Have an Engaged Workforce? . . . Don’t Forget the Turkey
A quick story to remind leaders not to lose track of the little things that connect people to your organization.
Joy: Why It Should Matter to the CEO
We can learn by watching others. There is a tribe in Mexico called the Tarahumara, and to watch them run is watching joy in motion. At the surface, the book Born to Run is about running. But there is a more important message in the story. It is a message about how much more we are capable of when we love what we are doing. When we bring joy to work. Just a quick post to remind us of that.
B players aren’t all coasting – Some are waiting. So lead . . . (video)
Here is the add-on video to trU Tips #8 that provides specific strategies to get your B players more engaged in solving the problems facing your team.
B players have lots of value – How to tap into it
Often the steady performers on a team get overlooked. With this catagory there is lots of potential, and some people that are allowed to stay there even though they are having a negative impact on the team. Learn a different way of looking at this group and three steps to getting more engagement from these solid performers.