CHAPTER8

Developing Your Talent

In This Chapter

  • Identifying high potentials
  • Ways to nurture budding talent
  • Coaching from the sidelines
  • Mentoring that means something

You’ll grow as a manager in direct correlation to how well you grow your people. Your job no longer depends on you being super productive at performing tasks; now it’s how well you can develop your people into being top producers.

Growing people is just like growing a garden. You need to prepare the soil, plant good seed, water and fertilize your crop, pull out the weeds, nurture and trim your plants, and know when to harvest. It’s actually a lot of fun and can be very rewarding. ...

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