That led him to four questions that every leader must ask, the short versions of which are:
What is the core business we are in?
Where does this get created?
Who creates our differentiated value?
What should the role of managers and management be?
Speak from your Heart
Speak with confident humility. Be honest with your thoughts and feelings.
Speak your Truth
Share your perspective and how you got there.
Speak with Compassion
Consider the impact of your words, and choose them well.
Speak what Should be Said
Speak about the difficult truths others avoid.
Speak with Confidence
Articulate your truth with energy and poise
Marvin Smith is veteran talent acquisition practitioner who focuses on strategic talent sourcing, talent community building, talent branding, and the use of technology to drive talent identification and engagement strategies. Marvin's current role is a Strategic Talent Sourcing Consultant with Lockheed Martin where he is responsible for talent pipeline building for critical skills talent; and driving corporate wide, talent community initiatives.
Marvin has been on teams that were at the forefront of resurgence of talent sourcing as a strategic weapon in talent acquisition. Previously, he served in positions of strategic talent sourcing program management with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Blackberry; and Microsoft.
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