• 19 minutes

How to Spot Future Leadership Potential: Tip 1 and 2 - Develop a Success Profile and Assess Talent


The starting point is to develop a success profile … a picture of what good looks like in the role.

A success profile goes beyond the job responsibilities that are listed in a job description.  It should capture what people know, their knowledge base, their experience, their competencies and their characteristics. Define what success looks like for the leadership positions/levels in question. Watch this video to learn how to use success profiles, and how to assess talent.

Runtime: 19 minutes



Rick Lepsinger

Rick Lepsinger

OnPoint Consulting LLC

  • President of OnPoint Consulting LLC
  • Helps organizations and leaders identify and develop leaders, work better virtually, enhance cross functional team performance, and get from strategy to execution faster
  • Conducts numerous seminars and workshops on succession management, leading from a distance, leading cross functional teams and enhancing execution
  • Wrote several articles and wrote or co-wrote five books including: Closing the Execution Gap: How Great Leaders and Their Companies Get Results, published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley; Flexible Leadership: Creating Value by Balancing Multiple Challenges and Choices (co-wrote with Dr. Gary Yukl), published by Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer; The Art and Science of 360º Feedback (co-wrote with Toni Lucia), published by Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer; The Art and Science of Competency Models (co-wrote with Toni Lucia), published by Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer; Virtual Team Success: A Practical Guide to Working and Leading From a Distance (co-wrote with Darleen DeRosa), published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley
  • Can be contacted at 212-472-8081 or [email protected] and @OnPoint_LLC

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