by Heather Huhman April 30, 2018
Thereâ€™s nothing more exciting than finding an employee with high potential. Leaders spot such talent and lay out these individuals' path to greatness. But things donâ€™t always work out that way.
In fact, a March VitalSmartsÂ surveyÂ of more than 1,000 managers and employees found that 70 percent of managers surveyed had at least one high-potential employee they were consideringÂ firing because of poor performance.
This becomes a problem when leaders are unable to let go of unrealized talent. They continue to hope the employee will improve. But, in the process, employers just waste company resources and time.
There comes a point when leaders have to realize itâ€™s time to let underperforming, high-potential employees go. Do you know when that is?
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