The one on the left represents the expertise your company needs to develop to get to the next level.
The one on the right represents the expertise your employees would like to develop - the growth opportunities that would intrinsically motivate them.
In a perfect world these two circles are identical and you all thrive together. One big happy family.
In the real world things aren’t quite so simple. Aligning the needs of the individual with the needs of the business is an enormous piece of work.
And you can't even begin that work until you know what lives inside their circle. Until you understand their personal and professional growth aspirations.
And here’s the tricky part - they’re not going to make it easy for you to access this vital information. This is private stuff that they keep under lock and key, and the only way they’re going to trust you with it is if they truly believe you care about them as an individual.
And you can’t, long-term, fake caring.