There are multiple definitions of talent, however most Talent Models consist of Values, Capabilities, Potential and Aspirations.
Here is the next part of this series of blogs summarising our 2012 findings into the Future of Talent Management.
When explicitly asked about the content of their talent models, Leaders stated that their talent models focus mostly upon Values, Capability, Potential and Aspirations (more than 45% of models). Leaders also stated that their talent models were less likely to focus on IQ, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Strengths, Personality Preferences or Motivation (less than 40% of models). See figure 3. » Read more: The Future of Talent Management: Key Findings Part 6