Growing rising stars means promoting them internally. Give them increasing levels of responsibility, provide them visibility opportunities across the organization, and reward their outstanding performance accordingly.
- Your rising stars are in that upper right quadrant…of the leadership matrix.…You don't put in a lot of time and energy,…but you get great results out of them.…The issue with rising stars is they want to advance…and they can get bored along the way…if they don't have opportunities to grow.…Growing rising stars means promoting them internally.…Keep them in your organization, even if it means…losing them as a member of your team to go work for…another team in your company.…
Give your rising stars increasing levels of responsibility.…Provide them visibility opportunities…across the organization and be sure to reward…their outstanding performance accordingly.…One rising star I had, it was very clear that he…was going to do great work.…From day one I gave him full responsibility for the profit…and loss of his organization.…I got him publicity across the entire organization…for some great work he did on an internal audit.…
I also made sure at the end of the year…he got the highest rating possible and a raise…and a bonus to go along with it.…
- Recognize the Leadership Matrix and four ways to assess a team member's results.
- Classify performance patterns into the four quadrants of the leadership matrix.
- Select appropriate performance improvement techniques for eight performance patterns.
- Name the eight common performance patterns and recall how to identify them.
- Describe different ways to lead and motivate associates within the eight different performance patterns.
- Recognize the three major time allocation pitfalls that leaders face.