Can We Really Test People for Potential?

Can We Really Test People for Potential?

MIT Means that we need a more nuanced approach to predicting job performance. For all the promise new predictability techniques hold, it’s difficult to measure something as complex as a person for several reasons, we must concur. The best guess here regarding personality and potential tests is that results have been mixed (at best). On the one…

A guide to MIT Sloan Management Review’s Strategic Agility Project

A guide to MIT Sloan Management Review’s Strategic Agility Project

How can organizations achieve their strategic objectives? Few questions are more fundamental in business, and yet few resources are available to provide clear, concise answers. To address this gap, Donald Sull, a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan and his co-authors, have partnered with MIT Sloan Management Review on the ongoing Strategic Agility Project. Highlighted here in this…

The Immeasurable value of Intellectual Capital

The Immeasurable value of Intellectual Capital

Your most valuable business asset may not be the raw materials, cash reserves, or even the technology found within your company. It’s the knowledge of the people on your team. Yet a good number of executives overlook the value of this collective knowledge, commonly called Intellectual Capital. Case in point: Several years ago, I attended…