Archived Blog Post: August 28, 2002
The Talent Myth - "Managers are supposed to take detailed notes on their employees throughout the year, in order to remove subjective personal reactions from the process of assessment. You can grade someone's performance only if you know their performance. And, in the freewheeling culture of Enron, this was all but impossible. People deemed 'talented' were constantly being pushed into new jobs and given new challenges."