The power of people’s potential

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What percentage of people’s potential do you see at work? I have asked this question countless times and have yet to get an answer of 100%, or anything even close. Most responses come in the 30% to 60% range, suggesting that there is an awful lot of untapped potential out there. 

Imagine any other asset being so poorly utilised.

After all, in terms of your staff, you pay for 100% potential, but how much do you actually get?

But let’s go back to my opening question a moment. How do you even form an opinion of another person’s potential?

I tried to answer this in an article for The Charity Learning Consortium. Delve deeper by reading more!

Matt Somers

Matt Somers

Matt Somers is the UK’s leading trainer of managers as coaches. His coaching skills training programmes, books, articles and seminars have helped thousands of managers achieve outstanding results through their people.

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