Dr. Kimberly Janson

Dr. Kimberly Janson

Dr. Kimberly Janson is CEO of Janson Associates, a talent and organizational development company, and was named a Top 10 Thought Leader, Top 10 Executive Coach in 2021, and Top 10 Inspirational Leader in 2022. Dr. Janson is also the author of Demystifying Talent Management, the winner of the Axiom Book Award. Dr. Melody Rawlings is a business professor, doctoral chair, and director of the Center for the Advancement of Virtual Organizations at Northcentral University. Their new book is: Determining Leadership Potential: Powerful Insights to Winning at the Talent Game (Routledge, Aug. 25, 2022).


Dr. Kimberly Janson is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with her through LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Dr. Kimberly Janson
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Why We Must Move Beyond Performance as a Top Criterion for Determining Leadership Potential

It takes a special person to be a leader. Yet, when we look around today, we’re surrounded by inept, self-focused, under-skilled people in leadership roles. It appears we have a mismatch between people who hold leadership positions and the type of people needed for these roles.   A bad leader has...