In the book Radical Candor, author Kim Scott advocates that managers benefit from having both "rock stars" and "superstars" on their team.
"Rock stars" are those who achieve exceptional results but are on a who were on a more gradual growth trajectory. They tend to be happy where they are.
"Superstars" are those who also achieve exceptional results, but they are on a steeper growth trajectory. They tend to proactively seek getting to the next level.
While some organizations culturally prefer one over the other, it's important to recognize the benefit that both can bring to a high-performing team. Learn more