Equal Opportunity. Everybody endorses it by now. Certainly, most managers, leaders and executives of sizable enterprises endorse it. We are all striving toward Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I). It’s a winning strategy. It benefits everyone. Here is one disruptive twist in the DE&I conversation: If you believe in Equal Opportunity, you have to apply differential treatment! That’s right, you HAVE TO treat people differently.
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What is the difference between performance and potential in talent management? Explaining the mystery of the 9-box matrix helps to show the difference between these two estimates.
The “simple” urge is back in vogue in talent management. However, simple…simply doesn’t exist. It also doesn’t work because human behavior is complex. Work gets complex, while we wish there was one path, there isn’t. The solution, however, is made up of a behaviors, skills and competency library that’s complete and accurate (verified and validated). Any employee can go to the library and check out the three books they need to improve their performance and prepare for a promotion.
Several “Qs” contribute to the effectiveness and success of leaders/top executives. The 6th “Q” is what matters: EQ – Emotional Intelligence. There are 10 knowledge-based and researched-based ‘bits of the truth and wisdom’ for EQ. People with an accurate EQ mindset should either have, or could easily build, sufficient EQ skills.