We tend to measure talent
in terms of external pursuits. When we think of talented
people, we tend to think of how they perform in athletics,
entertainment, or bottom lines. We measure desirable
outcomes and those who achieve them most consistently, whether
it's winning a game or getting a check, are considered talented.
But how do we begin to
define internal talent?
Some people can run fast but can't communicate.
Some people sing beautifully but are emotional basket-cases.
salespeople exceed quotas, but don't stay in shape or come
home for dinner.
In this keynote address,
nine characteristics of internally talented people are
outlined. These are the attributes that take top
performers to new levels of competence. Not just faster,
stronger, or "better." More adequate. More aware. Not just by running,
singing, or selling, but by seeing and responding
more effectively to every day living. The result
leads to a function of personal accountability, even for top
performers who already are
Measures of Talent is next-level thinking in
NINE MEASURES OF TALENT™
ATTITUDE / The Need for More Than
AWARENESS / How Knowledge Keeps us
INTEREST / Moving Beyond
CARING / The Fuel That Drives You to
UNDERSTANDING / Seeing Through Others'
COMMUNICATION / Offering Clarity,
Purpose and Acts
INTEGRITY / Defining and Being a
COURAGE / When the Path Gets
CHARACTER / Approval Hounds Are Always
Wayne's availability to address your
Vital Functions of Sales Success™