Hire Hard, Manage Easy, Fire Fast

I recently had the privilege of visiting several of US’s most successful and admired organizations, including Google and Facebook. It was a marvelous opportunity to experience how these rapidly growing and innovative firms leverage culture. A comment by our Facebook host really stuck with me. When we were talking about … Continue reading Hire Hard, Manage Easy, Fire Fast

Do Great Leaders Naturally “Bubble to the Surface” Or The Fallacies of the Effervescent Model of Leadership

A colleague recounted a perspective from an HR client that said they didn’t think that companies neither needed to assess their leadership talent nor do formal succession planning. Instead, the HR functionary believed that good leaders just “naturally bubble to the surface.” My colleague and I, as we are want … Continue reading Do Great Leaders Naturally “Bubble to the Surface” Or The Fallacies of the Effervescent Model of Leadership