Culture is a growth strategy, but it’s among the most underutilized. Here are 4 reasons it’s essential to intentionally develop culture.
How to Grow Your Company Without Your Constant Involvement
It really is possible for business owners to build a self-scaling company without their constant involvement. Here’s how.
A Guide to an Effective Hiring Process
The following steps will help lower your turnover by screening each candidate for the qualities that will be the best fit for your business.
How to Attract Top Talent
Here are 3 strategies to help ensure that your team or small business is attracting the best employee possible for your organization.
How to Avoid the Costs of Employee Turnover
Finding the right employee—one who will be passionate and invested in the success of your business— sets you up for long-term success. It pays to hire the right person the first time.
4 Must-Have Traits in Every Person You Hire
What are the baseline qualities you look for in anyone you add to your team. I suggest that the ideal candidate has four.
What Top Talent Really Wants in a Job
In the face of new volatility in the financial world and a tightening labor market, how can you find and keep the talent you need without simply throwing more and more money at the problem? If that’s the question you are asking, you’re on the right track. Here’s why: I know many leaders who’ve tried […]
The Secret to Hiring Great People
Leaders frequently tell me they have a hard time recruiting great people to join their organizations. When I ask about their hiring process, I often find one missing element: sales. Recruiting great people is similar to any kind of sales process. Your company is the product. Prospective employees are your customers. The recruiting process is […]
How to Reach the Next Level of Team Performance
I’m an assessment geek. I’m always looking to improve my own performance as well as my team’s. And I find measurement essential for upping our game. I first started using personality tests over a decade ago when I became the publisher of Nelson Books. It was a way for me to peek under the hood […]
How to Hire Team Members that Never Disappoint
As leaders, we spend an enormous amount of time, energy, and money trying to recruit top talent. I know I do. That’s why it’s critical that each hire is the right one. But what’s the secret to guarantee success? We’re in the midst of a season of intense hiring here at Michael Hyatt & Co. […]
Don’t Hire People Unless the Batteries Are Included
Some gadgets come with batteries and some don’t. If I told you it’s the same with people, what kind would you like to work with: those with or without batteries? I picked up this metaphor from an episode of Dan Sullivan’s 10XTalk Podcast. Dan said he basically divides everyone into one of two categories: Those […]
The 5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes Leaders Make
Over the last few months, I have had three young leaders come to me for advice on hiring and firing. In each case, they had made a big mistake in recruiting the wrong person. They were trying to remedy the situation and avoid it happening again. I have made my share of hiring mistakes, too. […]
25 Questions to Ask in the First Interview
Yesterday, I described the ideal employee candidate as humble, honest, hungry, and smart. Here are 25 questions to ask the candidate in the first interview to see if he or she has what it takes.
5 Ways to Retain Your Top Talent
If you understand why talented people leave their organizations, you can make sure it doesn’t happen to yours. Here are five ways to retain your best talent.
15 Resources to Help You Recruit the Best People for Your Team
More and more, churches are doing what smart corporations have done for years: use staffing specialists to help identify the very best people for their teams. Here are 15 resources to help you with yoru staffing needs.
Leadership Question #2: What Are the Most Important Leadership Decisions
As leaders, you and I are called upon to make hundreds if not thousands of decisions over the course of a year. A few are monumental. Some are consequential. Most are trivial. However, I would boil down the most important decisions I make into three categories