Archives for March 2013

Grow Your Stars — Don’t Buy Them

Summary: Grow Your Stars — Don’t Buy Them Groom top-performers from the inside instead of looking for them on the outside. Companies often look to the outside for top-performers Buyers of outside top-performers beware. When top-performers moved from one company to another their performance declined. Being a top-performer is often not due to their ability but supporting functions – admin, […]

Can I Afford to Add a New Person?

Owners and senior leaders can stumble when it comes to adding a new person.  This is often an emotional decision to fix what appears to be an immediate problem or opportunity that you and other employees cannot handle or handle well.  While it may be relatively easy to hire an additional person (assuming they are […]