"The A Method is simple and practical. The more than four hundred CEO's, business billionaires, and other successful leaders and investors who participated in the research for this book (Who) aren't theorists. These captains of industry have spent their lifetime in the trenches, making businesses grow. They know where the biggest problems can be found and the greatest opportunities lie.
We asked these leaders what factors contributed the most to business success. They told us that "management talent" was over half the equation. "
What makes a successful business?
"The message was clear, get the talent side of the equation wrong, and you will always face rough waters. You'll spend all of your time dealing with an endless torrent of what issues. Get it right, and you'll have clear skies, smooth seas, and easy sailing. The right who will take care of all many issues."
From, Work Rules!
Hiring the right people means "finding the very best people who will be successful in the context of your organization and who will make everyone around them more successful. Hiring is the most important people function you have, and most of us aren't as good as we think we are. Refocusing your resources on hiring better will have a higher return than almost any training program you can develop." -Work Rules
Work Rules... For Hiring Tips
When given limited resources, invest your HR dollars first in recruiting. Hire only the best by taking your time, hiring only people who are better than you in some meaningful way, and not letting managers make hiring decisions for their own teams- make hiring a team activity.
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