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The 'Expansion Plan' column is a career advice piece to accompany the earlier 'Table Manners' post.  'Expansion' describes a recent encounter I had with a newly named HR leader who needed to go beyond his own abilities to now creating...

John Gardner's wonderful quote about philosophy and plumbing serves as an inspiration for this column about the lofty promise and stark realities of talent management.  The notion of both quality plumbing (the daily task of talent work) and quality philosophy...

“The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.” — John...

A New Year brings a fresh start.  The latest article in the Talent Management section, New Year New You, provides a five week fitness program approach to toning and strengthening the work of building great leaders and performers.  Link....