The identification and management of talent is primarily a strategic and tactical function. Too often it is approached as operational, the what and how taking precedence over the why. That leads to ineffective delivery. This post explores the balance between purpose and practice.
Talent vs training
The rise of Kenya
The marathon has seen an extra-ordinary explosion in quality and quantity over the last 20 years. Its epicenter is Kenya. I look at the stats, offer some theories and introduce some research we’re currently doing on this fascinating phenomenon.
What is talent? Your definitions and thoughts from David Epstein
What is talent? I asked, you answered, and here are the Top 5 definitions, as judged by writer David Epstein, along with his thoughts on this fascinating question
What is talent? Be heard on The Science of Sport, and win a dinner with David Epstein and me
Your chance to win a dinner with best-selling author David Epstein and Ross, and also to be heard on The Science of Sport. All you have to do to enter is answer one question: “What is talent?”. Read more for details.
The Kenyan success genetic controversy
Is Kenya’s distance running success genetic or environmental? The polarization of this question and debate is an oversimplification. We look at the complex interaction, and why genes can’t be discounted