[Professor] Godin did it again as he so persistently does -- his take on Talent vis a' vis Personnel vis a' vis Lumber is dead on. He appropriately cautions...
"The reason this [changing the vernacular] makes some people uncomfortable is that it seems like spin, like gratuitous double speak. And, if you don't change what you do, that would be true. He goes on to ask, "What if you started acting like the VP of Talent?"
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Now, think about your co-workers, your staff & your customers as Talent -- Wow for for me the view changed -- I started thinking about people in terms of their particular talents, their skills | what are they good at? hapless and frustrated at? [me|accounting] Then, of course it follows are they in the right roles? Human Resources [yes the words alone] denudes our unique, potentially remarkable talent(s).
Steward vs. Flight Attendant -- Did you ever stop to consider how "PC" being "PC" really is? We can, We must...Think [very] different.