Preserving Youâ€™re A-Team and Drive Breakthrough ResultsOctober 19, 2012 / Podcast # 12-21
John Mattone, author of Talent Leadership: A Proven Method for Identifying and Developing High-Potential Employees, joins us on edgewise today to share the findings of his extensive research on talent management. He explains how organizations can mitigate their operating risk and drive breakthrough results. John provides insight on how major companies such as Microsoft, Nestle and Toyota have been successful with his model.
John Mattone is President of JohnMattonePartners, Inc. In 2011, John was named by The Thinkers50 as one of the fastest rising stars in the field of leadership development. Recently, he was named by Leadership Excellence magazine as one of the top leadership consultants, speakers and coaches in the world. John is recognized globally as an inspiring keynote speaker, prolific author, and highly sought-after executive coach. With over 30 yearsâ€™ experience John has also been successful as an entrepreneur who has built two successful human capital consulting firms, and as an executive of a multi-million dollar leadership consulting firm.
For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars:
*Coaching and Counseling for Outstanding Job Performance
*Succession Planning: Developing Leaders from Within
*Critical Thinking Certification: How to Develop a Thought-Based Organization
To learn more, read these AMACOM Books:
*The AMA Guide to Management Development, by Daniel R. Tobin, Ph.D., Margaret Pettingell
Keeping the People Who Keep You in Business, by Leigh Branham
*Strategic Staffing, by Thomas P. Bechet
Adopting New Tactics for Efficient RecruitingJanuary 27, 2012 / Podcast # 12-02
What changes should your organization consider in order to get the most out of the recruitment process? New York Times bestselling author, George Anders, discusses this in his new book entitled, The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else. George emphasizes the importance of new technologies and social networking and how they play a critical role in finding all stars for your organization. In addition, George explains why testing and assessments are key elements of the recruiting process to build a strong team and corporate culture. Listen and learn as George shares how highly successful organizations such as GE, Facebook, and the U.S. Army identifying, recruit, and cultivate top performers.
Aligning the brains, bones, and nerves of your organizationOctober 7, 2011 / Podcast # 11-40
According to Rajeev Peshawaria, author of â€œToo Many Bosses, Too Few Leadersâ€, good leaders realize that their employees feed off of the energy they project. In this episode of Edgewise, Rajeev outlines how leaders can realize goals by harnessing their energy and the energy of those around them. Then they can concentrate this valuable resource towards a clear vision. He also shares what he calls â€œThe Three Pillars of Sustainable Success,â€ a guide to help leaders configure the strategy, structure, and culture of their enterprise.
Alternative approaches to essential training investmentsJune 3, 2011 / Podcast # 11-22
According to Josh Bersin, learning technology expert, the decrease in spending on learning and development in the corporate sector due to the economic downturn is starting to creep its way back up, and technology is at the forefront. In this episode of Edgwise, Josh discusses how companies including Cisco, GE, and Apple approach the training and development of their talent. Josh defines trends of high impact learning cultures, informal training initiatives, Blended Learning, and how they can be a cost-effective conduit to optimizing employee execution. Josh also shares the single most important component of effective corporate training programs and how executives should be supporting and facilitating the learning taking place in their organizations. Read more…
John Beeson delves into the unspoken conventions you must employ to take your career to the next level.April 8, 2011 / Podcast # 11-14
You work hard and get consistently solid performance reviews, but still havenâ€™t landed the coveted management level promotion you know you deserve. In his new book, Unwritten Rules, John Beeson explains that you need to be much more than a workhorse to transcend the cubicle walls and just how take the reins of your career trajectory.
The real answer to why some people are great at what they do.January 23, 2009 / Podcast # 09-04
Why are some people â€“ Tiger Woods, Warren Buffett, Yo-Yo Ma â€“ so incredibly accomplished at what they do, while millions of others in those same fields never become very good? Why are some people so extraordinarily creative and innovative? Why can some continue to perform great at ages when conventional wisdom would deem it impossible?
Those are the questions Geoff Colvin set out to answer in Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else.
The retention of top employees is every manager's concern.August 8, 2008 / Podcast # 08-32
With every employee who walks out the door costing the company up to 200 percent of their annual salary to replace, retention is one of the most important issues facing businesses today. Because finding the ideal person for every workplace position has become an increasingly difficult task, the retention of top employees has become every manager’s concern. Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em, by organizational-development specialists Beverly L. Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans, proposes that this “race for talent” can be effectively run only by those who adopt programs and policies that truly support their personnel. Read more…
How should organizations be designed to make talent their key sources of a competitive advantage?August 1, 2008 / Podcast # 08-31
In todayâ€™s global business environment, itâ€™s more and more difficult to gain a competitive edge, but itâ€™s not impossible. Talent, potentially the most powerful source of competitive advantage, is available. In Talent: Making People Your Competitive Advantage, the follow up to his best selling book, Built To Change, Edward Lawler shows how organizations can combine the right organization design, management practices, and talent to gain a critical performance edge.