Almost every day I drive through the Starbucks in my neighborhood. Most days the team that works at this particular Starbucks does an exceptionally good job managing high traffic. On days when someone is missing, the traffic backs up. Traffic is…Continue Reading
If I were hiring a leader, here is what I would want in the person I was hiring.
- A Compelling, Inspiring Purpose and Vision: If you are going to lead, you are going to have to create followers. So, where are you taking us? Why should we want…
Imagine your business is a sports team. Let’s use an American football team as our example. You need eleven players to play the game.
But let's say that you don’t have eleven players. Right now, you only have ten players. You’re missing a…Continue Reading
[This post wasn't written for leaders. But the lesson is here for leaders who are open to learning how to help their teams understand their decisions.]
It’s unlikely that your company’s leadership team is stupid. That doesn’t mean that…Continue Reading
- You Recruit for Potential: A high performing team begins and ends with hiring people with high potential. It’s the potential that matters. The people you hire need to have…