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Business Productivity Strategies for Success (Collection) by Daniel Silvert, Merrick Rosenberg, Mark I. Woods, Jerry Weissman, Martha I. Finney, Trapper Woods

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Truth 38. High performers are motivated by a piece of the action

Sometimes you have a star employee who has nowhere else to grow in your organization. Maybe this person is the member of a one-member team of uniquely needed skills. Maybe this person is next in line for your job, but you’re not going anywhere.

Regardless of the reason behind this person’s short dead end, you still want to hang on to this talent. Your star is beloved by your customers. Or there’s deep organizational knowledge there that shouldn’t be allowed to walk out the door. Whatever that star talent represents to you, you know that great opportunities lie for this person far beyond your organization. And you just don’t want him to go.

Whatever that star talent represents to ...

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