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Tip of the day 24 - Managing Employee Potential

Barbara Steckly

Barbara Steckly

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Mining Employee Potential

Sir Thomas Browne observed that:

"Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles"

In this current business climate, that could certainly be a very costly mistake to make regarding a potentially valuable member of your team.

Having trouble finding the right fit for one of your employees? Keep in mind that people excel at what they like to do best. You can easily determine exactly what that is through communication, of course, and by rotating your staff members through different positions to see how they do in different situations that test different skill sets.

Doing the same thing day after day, staff move into autopilot. Conversely,… when people are pulled a little more out of their comfort zone, it promotes ingenuity, creativity and a business culture of continuous learning. Sometimes you can take a team member who’s not really pulling their weight and turn them into the employee of the month just by discovering that position that’s perfect for them!

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