Future-Oriented Leadership Competencies: The Talent Management Lynchpin

June 6, 2024

by John O. Burdett

To lead is to be in the people business – present and future.

Talent management, generally, and talent acquisition, more specifically, are essentially strategic. Successful leaders cannot afford to be in the parts business, merely replacing the leader who quit or was promoted. Fighting yesterday’s battles, selling in the same old way, doing what you have always done (even if done better), topping-up skills, a continuous improvement mentality – in a world where speed of learning shapes what’s possible – is to pass the baton to a competitor.

Tomorrow will be different – but will you? Two transformative actions go a long way to instil future success:

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John O. Burdett is founder of Orxestra® Inc. He has extensive international experience as a senior executive. As a consultant he has worked in more than 40 countries for organisations that are household names. John has worked on organisation culture for some of the world's largest organisations. His ongoing partnership with TRANSEARCH International means that his thought leading intellectual property, in any one year, supports talent management in many hundreds of organisations around the world. Get in touch with John O. Burdett »

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