National Association of Distinguished Professionals: How to Identify Superstar Employees
This is the blog presentation of National Association of Distinguished Professionals and some advice on how to identify some of your top employees. These employees portray characteristics such as leadership qualities, team player qualities, creative ideas, discipline and much more. Ther are always employees or colleagues that get ahead by cheating their way up, but that never ends well. The right way to move up is to follow the steps of the superstars such as those described in this presentation.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - National Association of Distinguished Professionals: How to Identify Superstar Employees
IDENTIFYING YOUR COMPANY
BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
Within every company, there are team players. The rockstars that
go above and beyond to get the work done and done well. 7
ways to identify these quality individuals are the following:
THEY POSSESS STREET SMARTS AND
ADAPTIVE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
An intelligent and adaptive employee has the business experience
and street smarts to learn your company, business, and industry in
a timely manner.
THEY AVOID OR NAVIGATE THE
It’s important to understand the politics and dynamics of a
company, and you want to try to avoid playing these games and
be seen as a straight shooter.
THEY RECOGNIZE WHAT IT TAKES TO
LEVERAGE, BUT DO NOT ABUSE IT
A true go getter is always looking for win-win situations. You can
sometimes identify weaknesses internally to manipulate to get
what you want, but it’s always better to avoid manipulation and
THEY NARROW THE SCOPE
INSTEAD OF EXPANDING IT
This requires the ability
find some common ground and help focus on the reality of the task
THEY NEGOTIATE AGREEMENTS WITHOUT
COMMITTING TO FUTURE PAYBACKS
People who possess desirable qualities are genuinely looking to
help others and make progress. They aren’t seeking to be owed
favors or special attention.
THEY SEE PROBLEMS AS AN OPPORTUNITY
TO INNOVATE INSTEAD OF FAIL
All the negative thoughts about why things can’t be done can be
replaced by better ideas to get it done, more quickly, and at less
THEY ARE ABLE TO BALANCE THE
PARADOXES OF HIGHLY AFFECTIVE LEADERS
They instinctively know how and when to escalate issues to the
next level, without stubbornly entrenching their position.