Play Your Best Hand by Faith Ralston

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The number of knowledge workers has doubled in the last decade. Unlike yesterday's workers their value is not measured in hours logged, but in how much quality and innovation they create for your organization. Talent is the new wildcard in today's competitive marketplace. If you want to tap your employee's full potential you have to manage differently. Play Your Best Hand shows you how to align knowledge worker's talents with strategic business goals. Using practical exercises and assessments, managers learn to apply strength-based leadership principles to leverage individual and team talents.

Play Your Best Hand also covers:the four employee talent typeskey challenges of managing knowledge workers - and recommended solutionsthe five talent-based leadership principles and how to apply themand more!

Play Your Best Hand is the innovative leadership approach you need to keep today's knowledge workers motivated and productive!


About Faith Ralston

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Faith Ralston, Ph.D., is an action-oriented business consultant, author, and speaker. Ms. Ralston has been featured in Industry Week, Minnesota Public Radio, Rebook, The Conference Board, and syndicated newspapers around the country. She is an internationally recognized expert and author. Ms. Ralston is the president of Leaps of Faith. Her company works with mission-focused leaders who want to achieve breakthrough results. She helps leaders leverage individual and group talents, and create a culture of accountability. Before starting her own company, Ms. Ralston was the Manager of Organizational Development for a multi-national corporation. She resides in Minneapolis, MN.
Published November 30, 2006 by Adams Media. 226 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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