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The Little Black Book for Managers: How to Maximize Your Key Management Moments of Power by Kevin Money, Rafael Gomez, John Cross

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17

Their Talents

17.1 Recognize their number one talent

You have immensely talented people; and I'm not only describing work-related technical expertise, but also those softer skills, like a sense of humour or thoughtfulness. Using the table below, record the names of your people and what you believe to be their number one talent.

NameNumber 1 Talent
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

You may consider asking those individuals if you are correct in your assessment.

Then ask yourself whether the job they are doing leverages those particular talents. You may have the right people on the team, but do you have them in the right seats for maximum production? Could you get an extra 1% by making minor adjustments to roles and responsibilities?

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