One of the biggest reasons why your top talent considers leaving your organization is that they perceive they will have better challenges elsewhere. They’re often frustrated with the type of work they have been assigned. In a word, they’re bored.
Good leaders are gardeners, paying attention to what each person needs to thrive and produce the best for the organization. Some people are wired for creating new things, new processes, new business models, new interactions. Others are great at maximizing a process or business, scaling, refining process efficiency.
You need both types of people in a global economy of evolving expectations and technology options.
Consider the S-curve way of portraying business operations – new things begin, there is a growth phase, and then it plateaus to a point where you need to transition to a new S-curve to sustain growth: [Read more…] about Is Your Top Talent Bored?