What is Health? The Four Dimensions of Health

To succeed at anything, we need to have a clear definition of success. To arrive at a destination called health, we must have a very clear and specific answer to the question: What is health?   My experience is that when we talk about taking care of our health, we...

What a good leader does

  A good leader must do the following things to help people reach their full potential. Recruit the right people Match the right people with the right jobs Set clear expectations for the people Train and test the people for competence Motivate and encourage the people...

Two things to Remember When Hiring

1. Take a good history In healthcare delivery, history-taking is the most important part of making an accurate diagnosis. With history alone, you can make an accurate diagnosis in over 80% of cases. The same is true of interviewing. People don’t change very much over...

Red Flags For Hiring

Learning how to hire the right candidates is a great skill to have even if one is not an HR director or entrepreneur who needs new team members. To select good friends, you use the same exact principles that you use to recruit new employees, with only small...

Mark Zuckerberg on Hiring

Want to know what Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, looks for when hiring? In this short video, Mark says he looks for two things: Raw intelligence (i.e. talent) Alignment with his vision (Believe in what his company is all about) Listen to Mark in this...

How to Hire the Right People, Michael Hyatt

If you have been reading my blog, you’ve probably noticed that I emphasize hiring the right people to start with. Today, I’m going to build on that a little bit more by sharing with you a great video by Michael Hyatt. In the video Michael talks about the...

Onboarding New Staff

Onboarding new staff is a crucial part of hiring. It ensures that the talent you have selected gets to be effective quickly and also increases the chances of them actually staying in your organization. Below, I share some resources that should help you with your...

Leadership Covenant

Below, I share with you a leadership covenant that we developed for a Christian nonprofit called Shaping Destiny. All our core team members sign the covenant before joining the team. The purpose of the leadership covenant is to set expectations and make sure that...
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