BIG EGOS LOSE TALENTS First up, when it comes to hiring, you must put aside your ego. I promise you; indecisiveness, debate, and pontificating are ultimately–ego. That’s what’s stopping so many people from being successful. I promise.
Everyone wants to be someone that’s good at hiring and that’s one of the biggest flaws in companies today. I implore you to look at what your team needs as a company, what skills you lack as a leader, and where a new hire could fit into what you’re trying to build–rather than look at subjective measures of success. It’s all about where your new hire fits and it’s short-sighted, and incredibly micro, to wrap your pride around how “good” your hires are
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BIG EGOS LOSE TALENTS First up, when it comes to hiring, you must put aside your ego.
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