The Vacation Test

August is a great time to go on vacation. If you’re a owner or a manager, it’s a ready-made test of the team you leave behind. Can they run the place without you? For an hour, a day or maybe a couple of weeks? Will they pass the test of …

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The No Asshole Rule

Originally published in 2007, The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t by Robert I. Sutton, paints a compelling picture of how hiring and retaining even one asshole undermines the performance of your organization. The decline in performance spans both the departments with an asshole …

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