Explore the distinct set of expectations that high performers bring to their jobs. You have a higher chance of retaining high performers and increasing their job satisfaction if you understand their expectations and take appropriate action to meet them. Companies invest heavily in high performers, so it's smart to be proactive about protecting these valuable assets.
- If we want high performers…to continue delivering great results,…we need to understand and work to meet…their often unspoken expectations.…We'll look at four common expectations you might discover…when managing high performers.…First, they expect challenging work.…High performers are driven and ambitious,…natural problem solvers.…So they expect to spend their days…working on projects that are interesting and diverse,…doing things that make good use…of their considerable talents.…
They actually crave the juicy, complex jobs…that really tap in to all of their areas of expertise.…They also expect to work for someone…who is willing to delegate some of the meatier,…high-level initiatives.…If their managers hoard…all the good projects for themselves,…high performers may think about going somewhere…with better opportunities.…Second, they expect to be set up for success.…High performers want to be cut loose to do what they do best,…but they also want enough support…so they don't get bogged down with annoying obstacles.…
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- Knowing who you're managing
- Common challenges among high performers
- Expectations that high performers bring to their jobs
- Helping your high performers work at peak levels
- Coaching and developing high performers