Finding the best talent is a leader's most important task

Talent is an organization’s most powerful and sustainable competitive advantage.

As leaders face the most volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business conditions ever, one thing is clear: improving the talent pipeline by attracting, developing and retaining the best possible employees is among a leader’s most fundamental priorities. Here are some things to consider: You are in the best possible position to source new talent Attracting […]

What's in your Leadership Talent Pipeline?

Crossing the Chasm of Leadership Succession – are you ready?

“High Potentials”, those talented young leaders in your organization, are those you must groom to ensure the future success of your company. According to a survey by the Center for Creative Leadership, over 50% of companies have a formal “high potential” leadership program. An additional 35% acknowledge an informal development process for up-and-coming leaders. Regardless of […]

Salinas Valley Growers doing what they do best - Gowing their future leaders

What keeps you up at night?

Bruce Taylor serves as chairman and CEO of Taylor Farms, headquartered in America’s lettuce bowl, Salinas, Calif. Taylor Farms has 14 facilities in North America. In a recent interview, he talked about human capital, innovation, leadership, and entrepreneurialism. When asked “what keeps him up at night” Mr. Taylor expressed what most business owners would probably agree is […]