Posts in Productivity
The Peter Principle: To Promote From Within or Not?

We all know a person who has been with their employer for years. They parked in the right spot, they were always on time, they worked hard, and everyone loved having them on the team. Naturally, at some point this person got promoted as a result of their good work and good citizenship. Maybe they got promoted several times. But at some point during the climb, some people ascend a rung or two above their competency. Here’s how to avoid that problem.

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Are You Someone Who Can or Someone Who Will?

After all my years of recruiting, I have become very good at identifying people who can do the job. I can assess skills, aptitude, professionalism, communication skills, outward attitude, and behavior as well as anyone. have become very good at identifying those who can. What I still cannot identify with any high level of accuracy are those who will.

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