Talent Acquisition: Sometimes Less Is More by Jane Williams at Forbes on 24 June 2014.

Can you really have too much talent in your organizations? In this case, and using professional sports for context, the author provides two related reasons on being cautious about having too many high-performing individuals:

  • High-performing individuals may have a higher focus on self and therefore less on the team.
  • High-performing individuals work better either alone or as a very small group.
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