You'll find the following in Up Your Business: effective interview questions and strategies; a sample ad that attracts eagles and weeds out turkeys; three dozen high-impact training strategies; the three keys to weeding out entitlement in your business; your three options for dealing with poor performers; how to create vision and strategy for your business; and much, much more!
©2003 Dave Anderson (P)2004 Dave Anderson
"Dave Anderson has hit another home run! Politically incorrect and highly effective!" (James Strock, author of Theodore Roosevelt on Leadership)
I [usually] like it when authors read their own material because their passion for the story/topic typically comes through more clearly. Anderson's hard-hitting, practical advice is even more impacting because of his narrating. Most of the sections here are strong, but the material on building a healthy staff is exceptional. As one who's violated many of Dave's common-sense principles, I was grateful for the encouraging "I've-been-there-too" coaching tone. I've got this book on my "Read Yearly" list.
great book, overall. I am a franchise developer for a top franchizor and this book have been very helpful in my day to day operation. It can be apply for every day business owner, manager and every organization at all level. Jay
cut and dry to the point
Hiring leaders, team players, people that want to be with eagles not blend in with the turkeys.
How to find talent. Don't ask the same dull interview questions that don't tell you what kind of person your hiring. Tell me what your best features are?, begets a great canned answer.
Find people that bring something to the table.
This book cuts out the bull and gets you the thoroughbred.
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