It takes more than just having smart people. You need leadership, too.
Hiring a COO can be a great move…or not. Here are 4 questions you should ask to help you make your decision.
Here’s a CTO job description that got some interesting feedback from some of my business colleagues.
If you want to build great teams, you have to challenge the typical hiring biases. Here are two flaws in hiring only senior developers.
Hiring someone you know can be both a wise move and a big mistake. Over the years, I’ve learned how to make sure I only make the hire if I’m confident that it will be a big win. Here are seven hiring strategies I use to make sure I make the right decision.
Pride and ego get in the way of good business all the time. The best leaders and employees typically give credit to others. They are the ones who are continuously pointing out others’ successes. They’re the people touting the accomplishments of their peers and proclaiming the hard work of those around them. They are more than willing to…
As companies grow, they tend to outgrow their employees. Here are three steps for dealing quickly with these situations.
There are three types of employees: those who think they are great those who are great those for whom greatness is not part of the discussion. The first two are mutually exclusive, and the third will likely never get there.
Experience matters. It is difficult enough for a first-time CEO to learn how to lead and manage all facets of a business as it grows. To do so without the assistance of an experienced team of direct reports is nearly impossible. In the last 12 months, I had an “Aha!” moment. I have always been…
The best team wins. Period. The most talented individuals don’t always win. The best strategy doesn’t always win. The most innovative product won’t always win. But in my experience, the best team wins. The formula for team-building is fairly simple. Attract and retain the best talent, get those individuals to play well together, and then…