If you are having consistent difficulty finding the right person for a role, you may be looking for a unicorn. Requiring unicorns to grow is a bad plan. If you do find a unicorn, just ask them where the pot of gold is and forget about construction!
There will never be a more intimate relationship than between life partners. Relationships at the executive level, including business partners, have many similarities. The Gottman's have spent their lives on relationships, trust, and processing conflict.
Strategies and tactics for contractors to thrive despite the 25% decline in the "Deep Expertise" age band between 2015 and 2030. There are no magic bullets but there are proven processes that have been used before.
Your people are your business. This is especially true for contractors where nearly 100% of competitive differentiators are the experience of your people. Now we are faced with lots of unknowns and yet we must act decisively.
Sustainable growth over time in your career and as a company has to do with being coachable and capable. Optimum growth occurs when we are stretching ourselves and others just beyond our current capabilities and then developing the needed capabilities.
Every contractor will experience different stages of growth as a company and within the markets they are competing in. Understanding the different types of people required at each stage will help the contractor navigate them smoother.
Talent must be aligned around four basic layers for contractors to achieve results. Integration of talent from the customer through to compensation creates optimum results for all parties over the long-term.