So, what do YOU believe?

I always enjoy Bob Sutton's blog.  He lists 15 things that he believes in, it begs the question ... do you know what it is that you believe in? Our beliefs determine our behavior, so it's probably not a bad idea to articulate the things you believe in.  Here's his list ... 1. Sometimes the best management is no management at all -- first do no harm! 2. Indifference is as important as passion. 3. In organizational life, you can have [...]

By |February 24th, 2009|Categories: Management, Talent|0 Comments

Another take on recruitment and talent

I recently came across this management principle of Dee Hock, the founder and former CEO of the VISA credit card association: "Hire and promote first on the basis of integrity; second, motivation; third, capacity; fourth, understanding; fifth, knowledge; and last and least, experience. Without integrity, motivation is dangerous; without motivation, capacity is impotent; without capacity, understanding is limited; without understanding, knowledge is meaningless; without knowledge, experience is blind. Experience is easy to provide and quickly put to good use by people with all the [...]

By |November 8th, 2007|Categories: Talent|Tags: , , , |0 Comments