Nice Beats Experience

We can waste a lot of time struggling with people who are smart, hard working, experienced, connected, and/or driven but who are not the good, nice people we want to work with.

Hire first for attitude and values. Then for smarts and relationships. And train the rest.


In your corner,


PS: Leaders who have made the mistake of hiring the smart-or-experienced-or-driven-etc-but-not-nice know they will never, ever do it again.

PPS: Employees who have made the mistake of working for the smart-or-experienced-etc-but-not-nice bosses also know they will never, ever do it again.


Today’s photo credit: happymillerman cc

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