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How to recognize and nurture potential in your people

My latest column for The Globe and Mail went online last week.  In Ten key indicators of professional potential that point to the leaders of tomorrow, I not only outline what you as a leader should be watching for, but perhaps more importantly, what you can do to cultivate and nurture potential in your people.  I mean, it’s worthless to just identify who might be your future leaders, if you’re not going to foster and encourage their growth.

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If you’re a paid online subscriber to The Globe, you can also access this directly at their site via this link:

I’ve given you ten key indicators of potential, and five proven specific actions you can take to foster and encourage the growth of tomorrow’s leaders.  But now I’d love to know what you think.  Did I get it right?  Have I missed anything.  What are you doing to recognize and nurture potential in your staff?  Please add your comment below, and let’s continue to learn from one another.

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