TITLE

Golden Geese

AUTHOR(S)
Berglas, Steven
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2011 Supplement, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author recommends ways for avoiding the failure of top talent. He explains the definition of hubris. He suggests pampering top talent in public and avoid pampering them in private. He believes challenges have elements of novelty within them. He emphasizes the need to create some challenging tasks for talents.
ACCESSION #
57961710

 

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