#6 Hire and develop the best
Leaders must have a keen eye to find exceptional talents!
They have to ask themselves if that newly hired employee will help the company take a step closer towards success.
Listen to Elizabeth Bennett, who worked at Amazon for 15 years, talk about her take on the "hire and develop" principle!
Listen from 4:51 to 6:33.
In short, the core idea is to hire smart people and work on their expertise. Coaching others is fundamental for those who aim to push envelopes. Moreover, it is important to have a clear idea in mind of the qualities and skills high-performers in your field have.
E.g., A sales associate needs resilience and excellent rapport with customers.
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