Hire and cultivate those self-driven talented people, because, often, they are authentic, not only drive themselves to unleash potential but also push harder to advance society.
Self-awareness- Discover your strength or “raw intelligence” - the source of potential: Potential is the strength, ability, and interest to take on more responsibilities in the future which is displayed by their thought leadership or exemplified behavior. It is to do with one’s reputation so it is qualitative. Potential can be unleashed via discovering the innate strength and setting disciplines to shape cohesive skills and capabilities. The strength is not equal to linear skills, it's the good combination of character, mindset, talent, knowledge and expertise. From talent management perspective, are you on the way to recognize the best of the best? How well does the individual continue to perform and grow in their current roles, how likely are they to take on new challenges at work, rapidly learn and grow into next-level roles, or roles that are expanded and redefined as business changes? Individuals showing potential are distinguished usually by their mastery of new roles quickly and effectively, learning more rapidly than their peers, more innovative, taking initiative proactively, and presenting emotional maturity in dealing with “VUCA” new normals.
Self-motivation: At an individual level, self-awareness mind provides clarity, versatility, self-motivation and self-improvement helps you set disciplines and directional opportunities for personal growth, helps you build on your strengths and improve on your weaknesses. It also allows you to leverage that knowledge to increase the influential outreach via self-actualization. At the business level, the fair reason for hiring self-motivated people is to cultivate the culture of creativity, experiment "self-management" digital philosophy and improve organizational maturity. Because often self-motivated people can work independently with minimal interference and guidance so that they think strategically new ways and means precisely "out of the box" techniques to enhance growth for themselves as individuals and for the company per se. It’s important to build a positive and creative working environment in which the talented employees can grow and innovate, unleash their own potential and the business potential and achieve the organizational prosperity for the long term. Self-driven and motivation is an important leadership trait to present authenticity.