Topgrading helped us to raise $50 million more … Topgrading saves lives … we’ve improved from 20% A Players to 60%, and we’re just getting started. – Cass Wheeler, CEO (retired)

American Heart Association

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (450 EMPLOYEES, 2005 CASE STUDY)

Industry: Not-for-Profit Association

Highlights:

  • Improved from 25% to 95% A Players hired and promoted to upper management positions.
  • Topgrading 100% applicable to not-for-profits; don’t lower the bar—pay comparably to for-profits and require A Players to be hired.

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