In a Nutshell: Issue 68

Even when organisations invest heavily in people's development, high-achieving individuals can still lose purpose and experience burn out. When these 'top performers' are groomed as future leaders, they often feel trapped by others' expectations and fixate on proving themselves worthy. Breaking the talent curse isn't just a one-off process, it needs to be repeated as high-potential individuals develop and take on new challenges. But, what are the common warning signs and how can this talent curse be broken?