Your team could make or lose you millions of dollars, so when it comes to hiring, it’s important to get it right. It’s sometimes easy to pick a dud, but is it possible to turn an average employee into a talented team member?
I’m constantly swamped with business owners telling me they’re tired, burnt out and have nothing left in the tank. Burnout is serious, and to avoid getting knocked down you have to focus on one very important factor.
Nothing bothers me more than a needy person and I know I’m not the only one. It’s probably one of the most unattractive qualities a human can have. And once you display that clingy, needy desperation, it’s hard to get respect.
First of all, I don’t like firing people, it’s not something I enjoy, but there’s something called de-selection and self-selection which makes it a lot easier.
As a leader it’s important to establish trust within your team. And for that to happen you’ve got to have a high level of calm and assertiveness.
A lot of people ask me, how do I get such high levels of performance out of my team? The answer is twofold.
A culture is more than a ping pong table and a lot of stuff on the wall. A culture is formed as a result of great leadership, and great leadership is when someone can communicate three things really well.
Jocko Willink Author of Extreme Ownership is one of the most inspiring leaders of our time.
In what could be possibly our weirdest and whackiest video this year myself and the team here would like to say a few things before the year is over…