“High potentials” is a term often used in the business world to describe employees who have high potential to advance to leadership positions. These employees are often selected for special training and development programs to improve their skills and develop their leadership qualities.
There are several ways to identify “high potentials,” such as evaluating their performance, potential and leadership qualities. Companies can also use special tests and assessments to identify employees who have the most potential to advance to leadership positions.
WALSHA will first want to understand exactly what the objective of the organization and the high-potential is.
A proposal is then made to develop the high-potential. Always done on an objective basis with standard assessment to evaluate personal attributes and potential. Even at this early stage, it is possible to identify a “no-go” that will get in the way of the stated objective.