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Are You Hiring the Right Tenants?

Posted on March 8, 2017 by

David TilneyI have a friend in Colorado Springs who owns a bank. Several years ago I complimented him on his employee retention. My banker and I both understand that his most important assets walk out of his bank each night to go to their respective homes and that his job is to get them to come back each morning. His key to hiring great employees is to screen for proper job skills, attitude and moral code and then empower them to be the best that they can be.

Jim Collins states in his book, Good to Great, that all great companies put the right people on the “bus” and that great people will know where to drive the bus. He is saying that great companies hire the best people that they can find and then let these people “drive” the company where it needs to go in order to make the company soar. Great employers do not micro-manage or hire for specific tasks as much as empower great people to grow into their potential and be great at what they do.  Read More→