High potentials expect more development, support and investment — and they get it. But what else keeps them engaged? The top three ways to increase commitment and engagement among high-potential talent are career-pathing, greater authority and increased feedback and communication.

Research conducted by CCL’s Michael Campbell and Roland Smith focuses on the needs and perspectives of the people in your leadership pipeline. Read the details in High-Potential Talent: A View from Inside the Leadership Pipeline, a Center for Creative Leadership white paper.

Want more insight? Consider attending the Future Leaders Conference, Sept. 14 – 15, 2011, in Chicago. The theme of the conference is “Rethinking How We Attract, Identify, and Develop High Potential and Next Generation Leadership Talent.” CCL’s Roland will be a panelist addressing the topic “Engaging Future Leaders in Their Own Development.” For more information and to register, please contact The Conference Board at (212) 339-0345 or visit www.conference-board.org/conferences.

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