Catalyst: The hallmarks of potential

We're inquisitive. We're always learning, always challenging ourselves to think about things differently and approach problems in a new way. We crave better ways of working, and we strive to ask deeper questions of ourselves daily.

Today it’s Larry Shulman’s turn to share a catalyst that’s sparked his interest. In this article, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz specifies the four hallmarks of potential – a new paradigm for identifying talented future leaders that reflects the shifting global executive landscape.

"In a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment, the question is not whether your employees and leaders have the right skills; it’s whether they have the potential to learn new ones."

Read the full article to see just how radical a concept this might be: The Big Idea: 21st-Century Talent Spotting. You’ll need to register (for free) if you’re not already a subscriber. 

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Think about the most successful person you know. Did they get to where they are because of their competency, or their potential? Would you be confident applying for a role based on your innate qualities rather than your experience? Let us know on Twitter

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