Appreciating Talent – “the cracked pot story”……

Often we get so focussed on a single dimension of performance that a lot of other goodness in people goes unnoticed. One of the lesser practiced principles of talent management is to simply accept people the way they are and encourage them to play to their strengths. Find your natural advantages and then seek out avenues where you can capitalise working to those strengths. You can relate to "The Chinese Cracked Pot" story : A water bearer in China had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the