This Week in Leadership
Sustainability and the Search for Talent
Savvy firms understand that young people want to work for organizations that cut down their carbon footprints, says best-selling author Daniel Goleman.
The premise of this article is that if people learn, grow, and change across time (and consequently develop new skills) then comparing high potentials with the competencies of 50-year-olds will not be totally informative. Selection should be a combination of looking at those characteristics that don’t change much and can be detected early (such as intelligence) and those that flower across time as the person learns to deal with fresh situations.