How to Become A High Potential

Participants from EY, JCPenney and Monsanto give career advice on how to become a high potential, from the importance of family support to cultivating relationships to excelling in your role and not being inundated by expectations.


• Diana Solash, Director, Global and Americas Diversity & Inclusiveness, EY

• L B Jeter, CPA, Senior Manager, People Advisory Services, EY

• Becca Baker, Leadership & Organizational Development Director, JCPenney

• Melissa Harper, VP, Global Talent and Inclusion & Diversity, Monsanto

00:02:57 – L B Jeter on how he became a high potential and how his family instilled a strong work ethic in him
00:07:06 – Becca Baker on taking the initiative and going above and beyond
00:09:18 – Diana Solash on understanding where the growth opportunities are
00:12:28 – Melissa Harper how she became a high potential and key qualities people saw in her
00:16:33 – L B Jeter on the importance of building trust
00:20:10 – Becca Baker on cultivating those relationships
00:24:03 – Melissa Harper on how to respond when a senior leader asks, “what do you do at the company?”
00:27:20 – Diana Solash on the importance of asking for and leveraging feedback
00:31:06 – L B Jeter on how family support helps him strive as a high potential
00:33:54 – Becca Baker how to continue to excel in your role and not be inundated by expectations
00:37:11 – Diana Solash on how to overcome roadblocks and get back on track
00:41:44 – Melissa Harper on attributes high potentials need to embrace and lead with
00:46:50 – Q&A

To access a PDF of the webinar click here.

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