Influential leadership and management guru, John Mattone, led his first Talent Leadership workshop in the UAE recently. His bestselling titles – Talent Leadership: A Proven Method for Identifying & Developing High-Potential Employees and Intelligent Leadership: What You Need to Know to Unlock Your Full Potential – have been praised by leadership experts around the world.

Speaking to an audience of approximately 200 senior business executives, government officials, HR professionals and leadership students from several business schools and universities across the UAE, he said: It’s an honour to be here in Dubai sharing the Talent Leadership message with business leaders from the country. I am very impressed with the engagement and calibre of the questions from the audience. The UAE truly has a unique opportunity with a diverse and young talented workforce to set itself up for success.”

The event was organised by Innoverto, a UAE-based training and events management company. Christianna Tsiterou, Managing Partner of Innoverto, commented: “Innoverto’s mission is to bring the world’s leading experts to the region for world class events and to create platforms for continuous learning. The topic of talent management and succession planning couldn’t be timelier. The level of attendance of John Mattone’s workshop today really shows the country’s appetite to develop absolute best business practice.”

Rushika Bhatia Editor

Rushika Bhatia is one of the region’s leading commentators on business and current affairs issues. She is the Editor of CPI Media Group’s flagship title – SME Advisor magazine. In addition, she leads CPI Media Group’s infographics division – with special emphasis on data, research and statistics. Rushika has a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University, USA and is also CIMA qualified.