Top talent needs to be stretched, not slammed

09/8/2010 | Harvard Business Review online

In order to keep that star staff member, employers need to make sure they challenge and develop that person's skills. Many employers feel threatened when an employee is more talented, or they do not know what to do with an exceptional performer. Hiring someone smarter than you can be one of the best things you do for your business. Ron Ashkenas, a managing partner of Schaffer Consulting, offers tips for leveraging talented personnel.

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