Everyone has been an Individual Contributor in their career. Individual Contributors are absolutely critical to deliver services and goods and drive organizational success. They are depended upon to apply their Knowledge, Skills and Attributes (KSAs) in effective and efficient ways, to drive outcomes, while also facing unique challenges. What does it take to be effective as an Individual Contributor? What behaviors are most important to sustain success and to move up the ladder to Manager and eventually to Leader? What development is needed to succeed? Answering these questions can at times feel like a professional guessing game. Rest easy, we are taking the guessing out of the game.

KSAI (Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes for Individual Contributors) provides Individual Contributors with practical and line friendly access to the essential Roles and Practices that must be demonstrated to be thrive. This new, and up to date framework has been born from 100 years of experience in talent management by its authors, baked with 50 years of research. This provides practitioners with a reliable resource to select, hire, grow, develop, deploy, promote, give feedback and support  teamwork for Individual Contributors. Its design is easy to use, easy to understand, and instantly applicable to Individual Contributors across all organizations through the following Talent Tools.

Develop It Yourself (DIY) – $65

DIY is a book that is designed specifically to be the “go to guide” for Individual Contributers to develop in the 9 Roles and 29 Practices that increase effectiveness.

KSAI Sort Cards – $65

Practices will vary in importance from organization to organization.Sort cards immerse decision makers into exercises that put the science directly in their hands in order to determine what is most important in the organizational context.

KSAI Placemats – $25 – $35

Placemats allow the user to have rapid access to an overview of the KSAI information in easy to access format. Placemats have been designed in several ways to meet your needs and come in both color and black and white versions.

KSAI 360 Assessments – $225

We have developed a comprehensive suite of assessment tools to facilitate Individual Contributor development including our 360 assessment to provide well rounded development feedback that fuels performance.

KSAI Hello! Interview Guide – $65

The impact hiring effective Leaders have on an organization is exponential. Everyone wants highly effective Leaders on their team to meet the expectations of stakeholders, customers, and team members.

KSAI Tally Sheets – $1 and Posters – $35

Let’s be honest. Your desk can get messy. When engaging with our sort cards exercises, Tally Sheets provide a clean framework for recording the insights that you discover. Tally Sheets allow decision makers to jump from sorting exercises, to analysis, to action planning and come in both:
  • Role Tally Sheets
  • Practice Tally Sheets

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