The right people don't need to be managed. The moment you feel the need to tightly manage someone, you've made a hiring mistake.Click here for the full article.
The right people don't think they have a job: They have responsibilities. If I'm a climber, my job is not [just] to belay. My responsibility is that if we get in trouble, I don't let my partner down.
The right people do what they say they will do, which means being really careful about what they say they will do. It's key in difficult times. In difficult environments our results are our responsibility. People who take credit in good times and blame external forces in bad times do not deserve to lead. End of story.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Jim Collins on Distinguising Great Talent
How do you distinguish the truly great talent from the rest?