In the first of Andy Lopata's new regular conversations with Ruth Gotian, contributor to Forbes Magazine and Psychology Today, they discuss high achievers and how to encourage and develop their talent. Topics covered include an organisation's role in investing in and recognising their potential stars. The framework that will instill curiosity and creativity and give opportunities to learn and progress. Andy and Ruth also look at the role of mentoring and the importance of rotating through departments and divisions to establish relationships. Mentoring will be discussed more fully in future podcasts.