The Talent Agenda In today’s knowledge economy, top talent has a disproportionate impact on organizational performance. They contribute significant value to the organization and also extract significant value in the form of compensation. Money is usually table stakes, not the key motivator of performance. And, as we have experienced during the Great Resignation, employees (and top talent in particular) have options - options that can be damaging for the organization. A lack/loss of talent can stifle the organization’s ability to execute on its strategy. So, what are some potential levers to retain talent?