How to spot overlooked leaders

To recruit and retain leadership talent that creates value, you need to know who your best people are. That’s not necessarily obvious, because your most valuable employees might not be the ones who get paid the most, says Eric McNulty, a leadership expert, author, and associate director of Harvard University’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • Why it is important for organisations to tie compensation to short- and long-term value generated by employees in leadership positions.
  • The role data play in shaping an organisation’s criteria to assess leadership potential.
  • How to spot unrecognised leadership: Employees who generate tremendous value but are overlooked.
  • What to consider when you want to recruit and retain talent that creates value. Lessons on leadership potential are exemplified by Tom Brady, the quarterback who has led his American football team, the New England Patriots, to six league titles.

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