The availability (and ability) of the leaders for your institution tomorrow hinges on your development of talent today. How can you identify and invest in the potential of your employees? Dr. Rob Sheehan, Academic Director of Executive MBA Programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, shares his suggestions. Sheehan points out that preparing for the good of your organization as a whole starts on an individual level. He points out:
“All staff should have individual development plans. Make sure that your high potentials have some “stretch” assignments that will challenge them. Don’t be afraid to give them risky assignments.”
Read the rest of his thoughts and ideas here.