The Talent Advantage by Alan Weiss
How to Attract and Retain the Best and the Brightest

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"The Talent Advantage gives each of us the opportunity to learnnew ways to accelerate leadership development. Do yourself and your employees a huge favor-invest your time in reading this book."
—Peter Blake, CEO, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

"The Talent Advantage is the quintessential road map foranyone who wants to become a successful business leader!"
—Bjorn Moller, CEO, Teekay Corporation

"Drawing on a wide variety of practical examples, theauthors explain how to create extraordinary leaders through effective succession planning. The book is a fantastic mix ofstories, wisdom, and practical advice."
—Craig Campbell, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

"The Talent Advantage will make you think about talentmanagement in a new way. The book is full of practical strategies thatcan be applied immediately to strengthen your talent pool."
—Paul Wilson, President, Mark's Work Wearhouse

"Talent is an essential competitive advantage in thenew economy. This book is full of practical tips and techniques togive companies an edge in the war for talent."
—Chad Hiley, Vice President, Human Resources, Barrick Gold Corporation


About Alan Weiss

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Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and bestselling author of Getting Started in Consulting and Million Dollar Consulting. His firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has worked with clients such as Merck, Hewlett-Packard, GE, Mercedes-Benz, State Street Corporation, The Times Mirror Company, the Federal Reserve, The New York Times Company, and over 500 other leading organizations. His blog is Nancy MacKay is President and cofounder of MacKay & Associates Advisors Inc. She coaches and facilitates six CEO networks involving over seventy CEOs. Her clients include Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Teekay Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers, RBC Royal Bank, TELUS, Methanex, Best Buy, and many other leading organizations. For more information, please visit
Published May 27, 2009 by Wiley. 228 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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