Hire smart … or manage hard — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Hire smart … or manage hard
After he’d started a fast-growing publishing company in the late 1980s, Kirk Cheyfitz griped to his board chairman one day about a manager who wasn’t exactly a self-starter.
Without missing a beat, the chairman urged Cheyfitz to fire the guy right away. “You can either manage hard or hire smart,” the board chairman explained. Lots of people talk about the importance of hiring well, but no one ever has explained more succinctly what happens if you don’t. — Adapted from Thinking Inside the Box: The 12 Timeless Rules for Managing a Successful Business, Kirk Cheyfitz, Free Press.
Get weekly updates on breaking news and business advice to help you advance your career! The week's top stories and resources will be sent right to your inbox. Choose the topics you're interested in: