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How to keep our superheroes from flying out the door

In Development, Effectiveness, Leadership, Performance Management, Philosophy on December 7, 2014 at 10:10 pm

Did anyone see that happen? How is it that we’re here again? Another year over. Almost.

As we stand at the precipice of yet the end of another year, it’s about this time that we each get our mental notepads out, reassess the year that’s gone, and start to make tracks for resolutions for the new year approaching.

And not just us. Businesses do the same as they start to pump up the gears to meet deadlines before the big office close for Christmas. In the same vein, business leaders start to consider strategies for the year ahead.

So as we start to do all this, we also need to think about how we can prevent our high performers who may also be considering their next move in the coming new year. You know, the superheroes who, according to a recent article published by Harvard Business Review, can deliver 400 percent more productivity than the average performer. Surely we didn’t think they were simply going to sit around and wait for a Christmas miracle?

In all the planning, what are we doing to keep our superheroes from flying out the door?

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