Common sense tells us that great leaders innately know how to make the best use of their employees. They recognize hidden talents others don’t see and harness those talents to the benefit of the team. Then again, common sense isn’t so common.
Here is the article I recently read that gives a few ideas for identifying and harnessing the hidden talents of your team.
In summary, these are the 5 points that the article covers, I recommend you read the complete piece.
- Ask questions and listen to the answers.
- Figura out what skills are easy for you.
- Consider what you enjoy doing the most.
- Do something outside your comfort zone.
- Follow your money.
What tools do you use to harness the special talents of your team? Would you add any other point to the list?