After two decades participating in talent reviews, I’ve noticed a pattern. The talents candidates count on as central to their brand, are often talked about negatively when assessing their readiness for promotion. Be aware of what decision makers may be saying about you. Your strengths may be weakened in other’s eyes.
5 Talents Reviewed (ups and downs)
Here’s what I’ve heard said about good guys behind their backs. The sad truth– feedback doesn’t always get back. Bosses shy away from sharing what’s shared. They protect confidences or worry that addressing over-used talents will stifle current performance.
Your boss knows, but you don’t grow.
Be aware of your talent and both sides of the conversation.