14. Proactively Realize Success And Build A Talent-Centric Organization

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14-06-2022 • 48 mins

Are you a talent-centric organization? Is your team honestly aligned on the same vision? Leadership coach Carol Schultz joins Jim Barnish on today’s episode to talk through those tough questions. Taken from her newly-released book Powered By People, they dive into the three hallmarks of what it takes to find and keep top talent.

Building an effective talent strategy requires a unified vision that everyone can articulate. If you ask your executive team what the vision is, will they all give the same answer?

Recruiting talent for the right roles is important, but it’s only part of the equation. Think about succession as well, and not just for the CEO.

Living in blind spots blocks you from knowing what you know–and don’t know. Learn to identify those blind spots so you’re not stuck in feedback loops that stunt your growth and become a talent-centric organization.

3 Key Takeaways

  • Align your whole team with a vision that everyone can articulate. Be unified on business and leadership strategy so that the talent can support that vision moving forward.
  • Build a people development strategy from recruitment to succession for every position.
  • Learn to identify your blind spots that hinder growth. You don’t know what you don’t know, but with awareness you can break the limitations imposed by those blind spots.

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Carol Schultz is founder and CEO of Vertical Elevation, which she has built based on her 30 years of experience in transforming companies through executive coaching and talent acquisition. Her passion for leadership and people development drive her why. She is the author of the newly-released book Powered By People.