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TalentAs a Talent Strategy professional, I have a keen interest in identifying, managing and developing talent, and I always thought it is more of a responsibility bestowed upon leaders and not merely a job that they have to perform. Similarly, talented people have a responsibility to put their talent to work and deliver. Else, what a waste, it can be…

While there isn’t any dearth of literature on this subject, very little of it really makes us think about making best use of talent. Recently, while following the events at the World Economic Forum held at Lima, Peru, I heard a profound statement on this subject, which I wish to share with all of you who follow my blog:

“The largest fortune in the world is Talent. It is a question of how you put talent to work. When you have a talent, you have an obligation to deliver.”

– Carlos Garcia Moreno Elizondo, CFO, America Movil, Mexico

What an intense and meaningful statement, this is. Does it make you think? Do share your thoughts.


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