Talent Assessment

Colin Powell’s Leadership Lessons & Joel Dant’s Beef Tongue Tacos

Posted by on Aug 30, 2008

Lesson #1: Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. Good leadership involves responsibility to the welfare of the group, which means that some people will get angry at your actions and decisions. It’s inevitable, if you’re honorable. Check out other aspects of leadership by Colin Powell.

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Apply the ambiguity continuum when assessing talent

Posted by on Mar 31, 2007

How do you build a strong, self-directed team and learn who needs what to succeed? Use this technique of a ambiguity continuum to three areas: your company, the specific role, and the candidate(s), to assess how well a leadership candidate will fit in with the company’s culture!

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