A great talk is generated by the quality of the idea, the narrative, and the passion of the speaker. If you have a compelling idea that’s really worth sharing, you can build a great talk. Giving a good talk is highly coachable.
Companies invest considerable money and time in the development of talent, but without the up-to-date work to ensure that leaders build a learning culture. Frontline managers have the greatest and most immediate impact.
Feedback is essential: it improves performance, develops talent, aligns expectations, solves problems. Your growth depends on your ability to take advantage of criticism despite your natural responses and on your willingness to seek even more advice and coaching from bosses, peers and subordinates.