Our fast-paced economy leads to fierce competition to find, retain, and grow the smartest and most creative team members, the people who contribute more than expected, the high potentials. In this course, Bonnie Hagemann, CEO of EDA, Inc., explains the value of high potentials and how you can identify, hire, and retain them effectively. Bonnie defines what it means to be a high potential and why all leaders need to treat growing and identifying talent as a key part of their job. She discusses ways to identify internal high potentials and scout them externally. Bonnie steps you through how to sign and onboard high potentials in the gig economy, then goes over development techniques and ways to build an environment conducive to attracting and retaining high potentials.
- Bonnie Hagemann CEO, Board Director, & Leadership Strategist
Bonnie Hagemann is the CEO of Executive Development Associates.
Hagemann has over 16 years of experience in successfully leading consulting firms, and 26 years of experience coaching, educating, and developing leaders. She has worked in most industries, coached 12 large company CEOs and 232 additional leaders, and has given over 300 presentations. She leads biennial research on trends in executive development, and has over 40 published works, including a book on shifting workforce demographics and their impact on leadership—Decades of Differences: Making It Work—and a new book entitled Leading with Vision: The Leader’s Blueprint for Creating a Compelling Vision and Engaging the Workforce. She is also called upon by respected media outlets as a subject matter expert, and is often quoted in publications such as Financial Times, Chief Executive, Forbes, Fast Company, and the Wall Street Journal.