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Two Common CEO Hiring Fails

Joel Trammell

Posted by Joel Trammell
August 25, 2017

One of your five critical responsibilities as CEO is to provide the proper resources. People are one of those resources—the most important, in my opinion. It follows, then, that the CEO should devote a good deal of attention to how he or she provides the right people to meet the organization’s needs.

As with all CEO responsibilities, there are a series of balances to master in the hiring domain. (If you don’t, you end up starving your organization of talent.) One of these balances is between “resume snobbery” on one end and “temp addiction” on the other.

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4 Reasons to Make Employee Goals Public

Elizabeth Thompson

Posted by Elizabeth Thompson
August 18, 2017

Companies gain a lot when everyone's goals—up to and including the CEO's—are visible to everyone else.

If you want to cripple your company, there’s no faster way to do it than through a culture of secrecy.

When relevant information is unnecessarily kept from employees, people begin to feel like second-class citizens. Though it can take guts for a CEO to draw back the curtain on company goals and performance, transparency is a hallmark of high-performance culture.

But it’s not just the CEO whose activities and goals should be transparent to all. When you make it so that everyone’s objectives for the quarter or year are easily viewable by any employee, you take organizational transparency to the next level.

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New Ebook: Example Goals and Measurements for Your Company

Khorus Team

Posted by Khorus Team
August 10, 2017

When setting goals for your organization, it's not uncommon to feel lost. You find yourself staring at a blank sheet of paper or an empty screen, thinking, Where do I even start?

To help you out in the critical (but often neglected) process of setting strategic goals, we've put together this short guide: Example Goals and Measurements.

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How to Turn Your Employees into Superforecasters

Joel Trammell

Posted by Joel Trammell
August 3, 2017

Your employees can see the future.

No, they can’t tell you who’s going to take the 2024 presidential election or when Krakatoa will erupt next. But they can tell you about something that matters much more deeply to your business: how your current corporate goals are likely to turn out.

Your employees are experts in their jobs. They can foresee, better than even their own managers can, the obstacles and opportunities that relate to their daily work.

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