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Strategic Discipline Blog
We’re in the process of interviewing two very qualified candidates for the position of Operations Resource at a supply chain management company, World Class Industries.Read More
Ever been in a situation where you’re working on something, when suddenly more information arrives to help you?Read More
In Take No Short Cuts to Hiring we looked at the process of recruiting and interviewing candidates for a Chief Operating Officer for one of my customers using the Topgrading Process.Read More
Your business is growing. Your capacity and desire to manage the company is not only beyond your capacity it’s also something you don’t enjoy. You’re the rainmaker for your business, and you love selling and the relationship aspect of the business. The details don’t interest you. Better to leave these to your administration team.Read More
What can managers do to improve their people? Our review of the resources and tools that Rockefeller Habits and Positioning Systems can provide your growing enterprise continues with a look at the remaining tools we provide our customers with to improve People. You can read the first group of People tools and resources at Rockefeller Habits 4 Decisions Tools – People.
What’s the first question you need to determine about the people you consider hiring?
A fundamental principle of Good to Great and The Rockefeller Habits is the first place to grow your business is People. People is one of the Four Decisions in growing your business, that you must get right or risk leaving significant revenues, profits, and time on the table. If you don’t recall Jim Collins quote from Good to Great, you should keep it somewhere on your desk as a constant reminder, “First who than what.”
People, Collins states, are more important that the product or service you provide.