September 24, 2011

Become a Mystic Interviewer

Learning to hire great people is a little like learning to become a mystical fortune teller.

Why?  Because, like a fortune teller, you have to see into the future based only on a few short meetings.

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July 10, 2011

Recruiting a Star: Leave Nothing to Chance

Mr. Hieu wants YOU to join our team!

Last week learned again that I am not yet a recruiting Jedi.

I’ll tell you the story.

But first, a few thoughts about why recruiting is such a big deal.

Your team (and mine) is only as good as the people that work in it.  And, since it’s your team that generates results (not you),  your ability to recruit great people and match the job to their strength zones will determine a HUGE part of your success as a leader.  Get the recruiting thing right and you can afford to make a lot of other mistakes that might otherwise sink the team.

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