Hire Slow, Fire Fast

Interviewing candidates—you either love it or  you hate it. Well guess what, if you hate it, you’d better start loving it because it’s one of the most important things you can do to build a great team. And to build great teams within your organization, … Read more

How (NOT) to Build a Great Team

Last year my co-author Kim Obbink and I published, “How (NOT) To Build A Great Team.” It’s the second in our series of “how-not-to guides for leaders and managers,” and like our first book, “How (NOT) To Be A Leader,” it’s a quick-read collection of … Read more

How NOT to Build a Great Team

Team Building for Toddlers? Loyalty Is the New Cocaine? Frat House Frenzy? Titles Are Forever? Type A Is for A$$hole? Do any of these sound familiar? If so, you’ll probably find the new book I co-authored with Kim Obbink, “How NOT to Build a Great … Read more

How NOT to Be a Leader

You’re the Smartest Person in the Room? It’s All About You? The Irrelevance of Truth? Drop Your Integrity? Winning the Blame Game? Sound familiar? When my co-author Kim Obbink and I wrote this book, we didn’t have any specific leader in mind. Instead, we reflected … Read more