By – Lyn Christian MCC, CFCC, CCmBIT Coach
Look inside the book ‘How Google Works‘ and you’ll read: “If you asked managers at large companies ‘What is the single most important thing you do at work?’ most would reflexively answer ‘Go to meetings.’ Now imagine asking the same question of the top sports coaches or general managers.
They go to meetings all day too, yet they would probably say that the most important thing they do is draft, recruit, or trade for the best players they can. Smart coaches know that no amount of strategy can substitute for talent, and that is as true in business as it is on the field. Scouting is like shaving: If you don’t do it every day, it shows.”
These are words to take to heart if what you do classifies as business coaching.
So, how might one go about getting, growing and keeping great talent? Here are a few of my current favourite “how to” resources on this topic.
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