Talent GPS

A Manager’s Guide to Navigating the Employee Development Journey

by Russell; Baker; Helt



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/28/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 162
ISBN : 9781524686406

About the Book

As a manager, you have many responsibilities. Keeping track of your employees’ careers can be a burden. Your top employees are your pathway to growth and profit. They have many jobs, so treating them as valued partners is critical. You are responsible for helping them find their career path. Developing your talent is a profit-defining process. This book contains a simple, quick process for developing the talent working for you. You’ll discover the secret to staff engagement, how to partner with staff, and how to collaborate on career journeys. You will learn how to adapt career-management strategies to your millennials through baby boomers while helping them create personal career maps. There’s more to talent development than the obligatory end-of-year performance review. With stronger staff, you will be able to spend less time rehiring and more time hitting your organizational goals.

About the Author

Lou Russell is Duchess / Director of Learning at Russell Martin & Associates, a Moser Consulting company headquartered in beautiful Indianapolis. As an executive consultant, speaker and author, she channels her passion to create growth in companies by growing their people. Lou inspires greatness in leadership, projects, and teams. She is the author of seven popular books on IT, Leadership and Project Management including 10 Steps to Successful Project Management featuring the Three Pigs. Lou blends her writing with practical techniques so you can grow your capacity quickly. Encouraged by Lou’s upbeat and practical style, you'll leave with new tools and renewed hope. You will be laughing, participating, and challenged. Most importantly to Lou, you will learn. She can be reached at info@russellmartin.com . Michelle Baker has been a dynamic Talent Development leader, facilitator, consultant and champion of workplace learning for nearly 20 years, having developed and facilitated learning experiences to thousands of professionals on six continents, and whose work has been recognized by Training Magazine (Training Top 125 - 2016, 2017). She is a contributing columnist for TD Magazine and a sought-after speaker at industry conferences and events. She is an active ATD member and has served on the Board of Directors with the Association for Talent Development – Central Indiana Chapter (ATD-CIC) since 2013, currently leading the chapter as President. Michelle has also been the voice of the popular phase(two)learning blog (www.phasetwolearning.com) since 2011, reaching thousands of Human Resources, Training and Talent Development professionals each month. The blog, focused on results-driven onboarding and creative talent development strategies, has been recognized as a Top 20 Learning & Development blog (Clarity Consultants) and a Top 50 Most Socially-Shared Learning & Development Blog (CMOE). She can be reached at michelle@phasetwolearning.com. Brittney Helt is a Communications & Learning Development Professional in the San Diego, CA area. She is one of those people that has boundless energy and NO fear. She takes pride in her ability to proficiently manage relationships and build networks. Brittney enjoys inspiring and guiding groups to accomplish their goals. Prior to starting her own practice, she was the Client Advocate at Russell Martin & Associates for seven years, which is where she fell in love with the learning and development field. She currently works with small businesses and consultants to help create a seamless user experience for their clients. She does this by organizing the company’s internal project and priority management, communication, and logistics. This allows the client interaction to be high quality and lets the client focus on growing people. She is an active ATD member, including leadership stints in the Central Indiana Chapter (ATD-CIC). She is an expert of using TTI Success Insights diagnostic assessments, like the ones in this book, to improve organizational performance. She can be reached at bbhelt@gmail.com.