In this episode, Mary connects with Marc Effron, founder and President of The Talent Strategy Group. He helps the world’s largest and most successful companies improve the quality and depth of their talent. During the episode, Mary and Marc discuss what it means and what it takes to be a high performer and navigate a career today to reach your aspirations and be most successful.
As the founder and President of the Talent Strategy Group, Marc leads the firm’s global consulting, education and publishing businesses. He co-authored the Harvard Business Review Publishing best-selling book One Page Talent Management, often called the “talent management bible.” His new book 8 Steps to High Performance is quickly reaching best-seller status. He previously served as an HR executive at Bank of America and Avon Products. Marc has been published in or heard on Fast Company, Financial Times, BBC, Bloomberg Radio, Inc., Harvard Business Review, New York Post, Knowledge@Wharton radio and some of the world’s most popular podcasts. Marc earned a M.B.A. from the Yale University School of Management and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington.
Resources mentioned in the episode:
- 8 Steps to High Performance: Focus On What You Can Change by Marc Effron
- One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value by Marc Effron and Miriam Ort
- Dr. Robert Hogan, Hogan Assessments
- Marshall Goldsmith, executive leadership coach