While many entrepreneurs would agree that it takes “good people” to run a successful organization, exactly what does “good people” mean?
For starters, they’re employees who share your core values. They’re a good fit for your organization and your organization is a good fit for them. They have the talent, skills, and experience to excel at something that’s critical to your business.
Unfortunately, “people problems” can be a frequent and painful cause of frustration, leaving you struggling to find and keep the people you want and need most.
Here are five blog posts that will help you create an organization filled with the “good people” you’d love to have (and keep!) in your business:
Attracting and building a pipeline of high-quality candidates can be a challenge. One good way to attract talent and evaluate candidates is to infuse your companies core values into your processes. Start with these fundamentals and then experiment until you find what works best for you and your company.
You may have inherited, hired, or even promoted people into your team, only to get the feeling that they don’t have what it takes to be successful and deliver results. GWC enables leaders to solve this issue quickly and objectively by asking of your people: Do they get it? Do they want it?. Do they have the capacity to do it?
The People Analyzer establishes the minimum acceptable standards for employees and is a great tool for leadership teams to use when hiring, compensating, reviewing, and terminating employees.
Use the Accountability Chart over an organizational chart to easily uncover organizational weaknesses and address them swiftly. Although it may be hard to eliminate your organizational chart completely, you’ll find the Accountability Chart makes it easier to understand who’s accountable for what, and how that translates into building a great organization.
Most entrepreneurs fly by the seat of their pants when addressing performance issues. The 3 Strike Rule is a simple process for addressing people issues before they blow out of control. It provides clear guidance for managers and employees and helps reinforce a culture of excellence.
- Download a free chapter of How to Be a Great Boss by Gino Wickman and René Boer to learn how to be a more effective leader and manager.
- Take the Organizational Checkup® to get a picture of your company’s strengths and weaknesses, along with a roadmap for improvement.
- Download a copy of the Accountability Chart from the EOS Toolbox™ to help you discover the right structure for your company.