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How to Prevent Promoting People Who Then Fail

Almost every leader I’ve interviewed has promoted people who were high performers in their current job, but failed when promoted. Years ago a popular business book was The Peter Principle (by Laurence Peter), a book that painfully documented how common it was to promote people to their level of incompetence.

How To Measure Quality of Hires (and Promotions)

Why Measure Success Hiring and Promoting People? Everyone knows that in business, “you can’t manage what you can’t measure,” or, “what is measured is what you get,” because key measurements are what people are held accountable for. Companies say, “Our most important asset is our people,” but most don’t rigorously measure hiring/promoting success. Measuring results …

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How to Measure Hiring/Promoting Success

PRE-WORK: Why Measure Success Hiring and Promoting People? Everyone knows that in business, “you can’t manage what you can’t measure,” or, “what is measured is what you get,” because key measurements are what people are held accountable for. Companies say, “Our most important asset is our people,” but most don’t measure hiring/promoting success. If they did, goals to measure …

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